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Eric Kaufman is an American photographer and filmmaker. His style stems from an intersection of gritty documentary realism and thoughtfully composed frames - all focusing on telling interesting stories.
Born and raised in the cultural hotbed of Central Pennsylvania, Eric's creative interests started early on as he was always capturing images via stills and short films. He attended the College of Design at North Carolina State University where he studied design and film. After graduating, he worked as a designer and art director which quickly led to opening his own shop.
Soon thereafter, a random birthday gift reignited his love for photography. His brother gave him a used Canon AE-1 from the late seventies This manual film camera become a travel companion for Eric on domestic and international trips. The portfolio he developed led to a number of documentary and editorial assignments in the US and abroad.
Currently, Eric lives and works in Los Angeles.
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