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Studio: South Central

Corban Lundborg moved to Los Angeles alone in 2017 with nothing but his mobile art studio packed into a Ford Utility van. Upon arrival to the City Of Angles, Corban found a studio space to work and live out of in the infamous neighborhood of South Central. The building that now housed his studio was […]

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Studio: North Hollywood

Corban Lundborg’s creative journey started in Seoul, South Korea while serving in the U.S. Air Force. The artist started a fine arts business by the name of COLD Studio. The first location was created and set up in Aviano, Italy and later moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota before going completely mobile for a year in a […]

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Air Force: Hurricane Hunting

Air Force Reserve Staff Sgt. Corban Lundborg, assigned to the 4th Combat Camera Squadron, Charleston, South Carolina, reported for a unit-training weekend (UTA) when he received word that he would be rerouted for another mission. Hurricane Irma, the largest recorded hurricane in the Atlantic was approaching land with wind speeds consistently more than 185 MPH […]

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Gear List: Personal Camera Kit

Personal camera kit as of 2017 (I say personal because I also have a military issued Nikon camera kit) I receive dozens of messages asking what kind of camera I use or what I would recommend for a new camera buyer. First things first, the camera is a tool. The camera does what you tell it to […]

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Cross Country COLD: Complete

My travel map shows that my route was not the easiest route around the country, but then again, I have never been a fan of easy. After roughly 8 months of driving, painting and exploring the beautiful American landscapes I returned to the snowy cold of Minneapolis, Minnesota in my van. I have reached my […]

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Cross Country COLD: Kickoff

  I slid the last of my art supplies under the bed in my new home. Freezing rain fell around me as I slammed the van doors shut. I recently purchased a Ford utility van to double as both my new mobile studio and my urban-camping home. Equipped with a desk, twin-sized bed, and storage […]

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Cross Country COLD: Purchased

  The last couple drops of lukewarm hotel coffee hit my mouth as my eyelids hung heavy. I was seated behind a government computer in a classroom full of sage tiger-striped Air Force uniforms. I was attending military photojournalism classes at the Defense Information School at Ford Meade, Maryland when a cross country photography trip […]

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Africa: Homecoming

I wanted to make my last night in Africa memorable so I decided I wanted to sleep on the street in Gaberone, the capital city of Botswana. I went out looking for a good place to urban camp under the stars (no tent, no sleeping bag) and while I was walking with my duffle a […]

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Africa: Khayelitsha Gunman

The intense African sun rays poured into my hostel room with no invitation. I awoke to an empty room, Lucile my beautiful French roommate had left for her class already. I stumbled out onto the balcony, welcomed by the noisy Cape Town streets I checked my watch, and the date displayed reminded me it was […]

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