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Bjorn Steinz

March 21, 2012 – 10:38 am
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Björn Steinz began his photographic career at a local newspaper close to Frankfurt. Having worked as a volunteer in refugee camps during the war in the former Yugoslavia and traveled in Latin America, he decided …

Ivan Kashinsky

October 27, 2011 – 3:56 pm
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Ivan Kashinsky is a freelance photographer based in Quito, Ecuador. His work has been published in National Geographic, Time, Smithsonian, The New York Times, and Geo, among others.  Ivan has traveled from El Alto, Bolivia, …

Mona Simon

June 8, 2011 – 10:33 am
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Mona Simon is a freelance documentary photographer based in the UK/Germany and Romania. Her projects focus largely on cultural, anthropological and social topics.  She believes that images come before words and she tries to …

Gerald Forster

April 6, 2011 – 11:26 am
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Gerald Forster was born in Germany in 1964. He graduated from the Carl Severing Fachhochschule, of Photography in Bielefeld, Germany in 1985. He started his professinal career as a fashion photographer in Paris. Since 1998 …

George Georgiou

January 18, 2011 – 9:26 pm
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George Georgiou was born in London in 1961. After completing a BA in photography at the Polytechnic of Central London in 1987, he has worked as a freelance photographer represented by Panos Pictures, UK and …

Christian Bobst

November 15, 2010 – 12:02 pm
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Christian Bobst (b. 1971, Switzerland) originally studied graphic design. During his studies he became interested in documentary photography. Between 1998 and 2010 he has been working for major advertising Agencys in Switzerland  and Germany as …