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Intense Stares

In this black and white documentary photograph, three young wrestlers stand united, their eyes fixated on the exhilarating Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling games unfolding before them. Their youthful faces radiate a mix of admiration, anticipation, and aspiration, as they absorb the raw energy and time-honored tradition displayed by the seasoned athletes. In this fleeting moment, we witness the passing of the torch, the next generation embracing the legacy of Kirkpinar, as the unbroken thread of history, athleticism, and dreams intertwines seamlessly in their captivating gaze.

Creator

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Masis Usenmez

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Masis Usenmez, EFIAP, an Armenian origin, Turkish street photographer based in France. With a focus on street and documentary photography, his captivating black-and-white images play with light and shadow, creating a surreal atmosphere. With numerous awards and over 300 acceptances and medals in competitions, Masis has exhibited his work internationally, offering profound insights into human life and culture. He graduated Master of Photography at Marmara University.

Properties

Rights

Extended Editorial

Location

Edirne, Turkey

Camera

Canon EOS-1D C

Focal Length

70mm

Date

15/07/2017

Genre

Documentary

Artist

Masis Usenmez

Edition

1/1

Dimensions

4420x2947

Filetype

JPG

License

Extended Editorial

Can be used to display privately, or in commercial and non-commercial settings, or in groups with an unlimited number of participants. The license includes unlimited use and display in virtual or physical galleries, documentaries, and essays by the NFT holder. Provides no rights to create commercial merchandise, commercial distribution, or derivative works.

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