Christopher Farber
Children flying kites made from plastic bags, Goz Amer Refugee Camp, Eastern Chad.
Children flying kites made from plastic bags, Goz Amer Refugee Camp, Eastern Chad.

Christopher Farber

Bio

Christopher Farber is an award-winning photographer and filmmaker whose work experience spans six continents and 30 countries. He specializes in creating documentary, portrait, editorial and commercial images and films for individuals, companies and news media ranging from Coca-Cola and Nike to the United Nations. His searing coverage of the chaotic aftermath in Darfur and other world conflict zones has earned him international acclaim. His incisive images have appeared in world-class publications, including NationalGeographic.com, Foreign Policy and The New York Times, and have won recognition by the ASMP and the International Photography Awards. Most recently, he has developed and produced short films for companies and organizations as both a director and director of photography.

His photography and film work has been commissioned and published by various publications and organizations, including:

The Robin Hood Foundation

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Canon USA, Inc.

Pernod Ricard

Wired Magazine

Glamour Magazine

The B Team

The Future Laboratory

Jameson Whiskey

The Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation

Foreign Policy

TheLi.st

Reboot

Coca-Cola

Pepsico

DECA

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees

The United Nations Development Programme

The International Organization for Migration

Smithsonian Magazine

The Village Voice

The Globe and Mail

The National Post

The New York Times

Rolling Stone

People Weekly

NationalGeographic.com

New York Magazine

24 Hours For Darfur

The Mentor Initiative

The Philadelphia Youth Symphony

Philadelphia Magazine

Surfer's Journal

American Way

Christopher's work has been recognized by:

American Photo Magazine

2010 Photo District News Photo Annual

2010 American Photography Annual 26

ASMP Image '07 Judges Choice Award

2007 APA Silver to Pixels Merit Award - Portrait

2007 International Photography Awards -

Editorial - Photo Essay - Honorable Mention

Deeper Perspective - Honorable Mention (2)

Editorial - Feature Story - Honorable Mention (2)

The Eddie Adams Workshop 2005