Photographer Interviews

Advertising Photographer Fredrik Clement Finds a Higher Calling Photographing Refugee Football

January 12, 2018

By Conor Risch

© Fredrik Clement

A young soccer player in Kara Tepe Refugee Camp, Lesbos, Greece, from Fredrik Clement’s pro bono project documenting the work of streetfootballworld, an NGO that supports soccer programs in refugee camps.

Danish commercial photographer Fredrik Clement has created personal work throughout his career—both to push himself creatively and to show that he’s got something more to offer than simply executing a client’s concept. At a certain level of commercial photography, he reasons, clients are looking for someone who can contribute ideas, and the work photographers create when they’re not getting paid...

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