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Hyena, 2010

by Danny Cohen

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2011 Finalist

Creating completely original work excites me. I want to construct photographs that have never been seen before - new, weird and wonderful photographs. I constantly have ideas that fly around in my brain. They are quirky, funny, shocking and bizarre. I grab one of these ideas and bring it to life. No matter how far out, confrontational or technically difficult it may be, I will photograph it. This is my process, I work without boundaries. I plan to stay hungry and stay foolish.

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2011

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