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299 INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS………… A F Kendrick, Abdollah Bali Eslami (Nima), Agnieszka A., Alan Mason, Aleka Iakovidou, Alena D., Alex Cruceru, Ali Malak, Aliona O‟Brien, Alisa Fletcher, Ana Divac, Andrew Kaiser, Andrew Sowerby, Andre Behrmann, Andy Burke, Andy Lee, Andy Q., Anne Abernathy, Anthony Rebello. Anthony Rigoni, Ara Kooser, Ashley Torres, Atelier Henshouse, Attila Vasarhelyi, Bastien Vaucher, Benjamin Kappel Schmidt, Benjamin So, Bernard Guerinel, Bernd Schaefers, Bikudo, Binary Thinkers, Bryan Dufrene, Butch Hirsch, Card-Photo, Carmen Schmidt, Charles Fromage, Christian Gruner, Christian Vollmar, Christina Lihani, Christina Nordam Andersen, Christine Bichler, Christoph Leisegang, Christopher Gray, Claudia Aigner, Claudia T, Crina Prida, Cesar Lopez, D. “Biscuit”Green, Daneil Graupner, Darcee McCutcheon, Darla Hueske, Darren Rye, David Danehower, David Flowers, David Murphy, David Thiery, David Washington, Davide Capponi, Dennis Freeland, Dirk Rober, Dominique Fromage, Don Peters, Don Spenner, Doug Brewer, Dron Barato, Duane Hall, Dwayne Fuhlhage, Ed Starkey, Edward Maesen, Elisa Caviola, Enzo “Whitebread” Panebianco, Eric Raeber, Eric Schaeffer, Eric Strijbos, Eric White, Erwin Vindl, Esteve Boix, Eugene Madatov, Fernando Fernandez Moreira, Federica Corbelli, Felipe Colon Sr, Florian Roth, Florian Schmidt, FotoAgnieszka Ambro, Fran Marshall, Frank Locker, Frank Schilinger, Freya de Castelbajac, Gabe Anndrews, Gabriel Bucataru, Gaia Tosi, Gary Drouin, Geert Wachtelaer, Gemma Costa, Geo Liag, Geoffrey Dunn, George Lever, George Lunsford, Georgie Pauwels, Gilliom Werner Claessens, Giovanni Battisti, Goran Arvidson, Guillaume Desachy, Hector Navarro, Heiko Mahr, Heinz Zemlin, Henning S. P., Hera Bell, Hiroyuki Hisamori, Holger Drallmeyer, IN2VISUAL, Iacob Craciun, Igor Chernishov, Ina Gat, J.L. Btwee, Jack Varnell, Jacob Dix, James Forestier, James Henderson, James Proebstel, Jan Kroon, Jan Vermeulen, Janice Hackney, Jason Flett, Java Bhat, Jean-Daniel Beley, Jelena Milosevic, Jeramie J., Jessica Maleski, Jetski Jones, Joan Munford, Johannes den Boer, Jonathan Wilbur, Jorge Guillermo Potes Schweizer, Jose Antonion Rodriguez, Jose Rubio, Joseph Zee, Jose Luis Costa, Joao Oliveira, Jurgen Hurst, Jurgen Olbricht, Kanvis Art, Kat Tehranchik, Kerstin Thieme-Jager, Kiki Nelson, Kim Smith, Kira Magrann, Kurt Harvey, Lorenzo Antognetti, Laouenning Blodwenn Cotance, Lars Clausen, Laura Fogazza, Laura Harding,

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Laura Rivera, Lauren Moss, Lee Fisher, Lee Turnbull Leigh Miller, Lena Konstantinova, Lena Savina, Liz C, Lon Miles, Louis van Rooyen, Luther R. Dease, II, Lutz Mahnahardt, MASUMIM. Mattia Coppaloni, Mireck Adam Kullitt, Mitzannsha Dodo, Maayan Windmller, Magda Sz., Magdalena MadZ, Many Souffan, Margot M., Marica Roco, Maria Salvador, Marjolein Caniels, Mark Lee, Markus Landsmann, Marlene Rak, Martin Cooper, Martin Dzurjanik, Martin Muller, Msayuki Kaga, Maurice Loy, Melissa Spaceeko, Mellany Soriano, Michael Behrmann, Mick Logan, Mika Havusela, Mircea Maris, Miyuki Mardon, Mohan M., Mz Eklektik, Nadja Niemann, Nalla J., Nancy Battis Vita, Neli Gadiuta, Nick Moodie, Nikki C., Nina Agi B., Nina Gorjian, Nuzia Lima, Oleg Burkov, Olga Kafka, Olga van Saane, Oscar Lovett, Pascal Gault, Pascale G., Patrice Christian, Patricia A., Patrick Metzdorf, Patrick O Shea, Paul “Skipper”Brown, Paul Erikson, Paul van de Loo, Per Zennstrom, Peter Gogolin, Pierre Burhart, R. Tiziana Bruno, Rachel White, Retel Tulio, Ricardo Volpe Diaz, Richard Hiscock, Richard Keirin, Richard Leach, Robert Glockner, Robert T.Best, Roberto Bravo, Roland Dierenberger, Roman Tripler, Ruslan Hrushchak, S.A. Hopkins, Sarah Brill, Saul Landell, Sergio Miranda, Sheng Li, Sina Rabbani, Singleton Makin, Skye Delaney, Sol Montenegro, Sonali Dalal, Songwon Kempka, Stefan Seidel, Stefanie Le Pape, Stephe R. Mingle, Steve Hulsey, Steve Johnson, Stephane Pellenec, Subham Sett, Susanne Holtkamp, T. Bowden, Tanja Becker, Tara Romasanta, Tatiana Parmeeva, Tavisan Ramesh, Tee J.M., Tery Fabre, The Emotional Orphan, The London Analogue Festival, Theodoros T., Thomas Andersen, Thomas Buckermann, Thorsten von Eyb, Tony Escobales, Torsten “TeeKay” Koster, Uwe Duwe, Valquiria De Conto, Vincent Griscavage, Veronica Riboulot, Waldemar Frei, Walter M., Werner Powein, Xavier Gaillard, Yuici Kitamura, Andrea W., Barry Deeming, CEC6607, Christian Burtscher, Christos Zotos, Dragos Boldea, Egon Baron, Harri Manni, Helen Sotriadis, K Perales, Luis Fernandes, Mamo Delpero, Manu Rayss, Michael Bergmeier, Mohammad Reza Rahimi, rth., Scissa Bob, Sebastien Redon, Tri Rini Nuringtyas, wolly wolly, Yosef Rahmani, 南陽斯能, 김순영

Three galleries. 100 plus selected works. Diptychs. Collages. Mixed media. Abstract. Monochrome. Colour. Street. Portrait. Concept. Multiple exposure.

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/random encounters/ Urban dictionary: A situation which arises that is unexpected by all involved, it will be very hilarious and will most likely involve Strongbow consumption and no sleep.

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CREDITS

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

EDITOR/DESIGNER : Olga van Saane COVER IMAGE: Crina Prida PROOF READER : James Forestier

Special thanks to Crina Prida for the original idea of RE, for community avatar image and for being a constant source of inspiration.

COMMUNITY BOARD : Crina Prida (original idea, owner), Heiko Mahr (owner), Kerstin Thieme-Jager, Thorsten von Eyb, Olga van Saane (moderators) CONTRIBUTORS/ PHOTOGRAPHERS: Members of RE community

Special thanks to the community members for being enthusiastic, creative, supporting and encouraging each other to make great art.

COPYRIGHT : All images in this book are published as they were posted in the community threads. All author rights belong to their respective creators .

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Produced by Olga van Saane for Random Encounters community https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/113279122249440018595

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RANDOM ENCOUNTERS EDITION JANUARY 2015

CONTENTS Dear Reader,

CONTENTS EDITORIAL COLLABORATIONS ONE ARTIST CREATION SELF EXPRESSION

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This is a special online edition of the Random Encounters community, featuring the photography of its members. With this issue we wanted to put a well-deserved spotlight on one of the most potent, most creative photographic groups of Google Plus. Through the images, reproduced in this issue, we wanted to celebrate the spirit of fellowship and inspiration this community promotes. Most of all, we wanted to celebrate enthusiastic people, artists, photographers, from all around the world, who gathered together to create art. Random Encounters is unique, and we are happy to share the results of such unique online collaboration with you. Whether you are a photographer, an artist or a fan, you will not be disappointed: RE has to offer “all genres, all emotions”, in a variety of media and styles. We hope you like what we are so incredibly proud to present. The 2014 selection was made by RE moderators, and should you be interested in seeing more, or consider joining this creative group, you are always welcome . You can find us on Google Plus. RE moderators RANDOM ENCOUNTERS https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/113279 122249440018595

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WELCOME MESSAGE

This is a community which showcases collaborations in the form of diptychs and collages between G+ photographers.

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WELCOME MESSAGE

*THIS IS AN ART COMMUNITY,

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Dictionary definition: Diptych - a pair of pictures or carvings on two panels, usually hinged together.

Nick Moodie, Leonie H. Eye to eye.

NOT A DATING COMMUNITY. *

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CRINA PRIDA (left), ESTEVE BOIX Random encounter RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_10


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JAN VERMEULEN (left) NINA AGI B. Red and red RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_11


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MANY SOUFFAN (top) NINA AGI B. Sun-day RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_12


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MANY SOUFFAN (top) CHRISTINE BICHLER Green with dot RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_13


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JASON JAKOBER (left) ELISA CAVIOLA Neuromancer RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_14


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CRINA PRIDA (left) ANDREW CLIFTON-BROWN Say it with Roses RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_15


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CRINA PRIDA (left) KIM SMITH Legs Narratives RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_16


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INA GAT JURGEN HURST Continuing Facades RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_17


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ANGIE McMONIIGAL (left) JOSE LUIS COSTA A ladder RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_18


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BERND SCHAEFERS (left) THORSTEN VON EYB Downwards RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_19


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JACOB DIX (lef) OLGA VAN SAANE Jacob‟s Tree RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_20


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JURGEN HURST KERSTIN THIEME-JAGER Silence is gold RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_21


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DAVID WASHINGTON (left) MARIA SALVADOR Expelled – Beside the Door and a Little Furher RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_22


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UWE DUWE (right) MAGDALENA MADZ Negation RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_23


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JOSE LUIS COSTA SERGIO MIRANDA Ice-creamy RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_24


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HEIKO MAHR (left) LENA KONSTANTINOVA Nature vs Architecture RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_26


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THORSTEN VON EYB (left) MARIA SALVADOR The Wire RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_27


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INA GAT (left) JOSE LUIS COSTA Positive vs negatiive RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_28


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STEVE JOHNSON (left) NINA AGI B. Railroad is coming soon RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_29


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JURGEN HURST (left) MARIA SALVADOR Freedom RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_30


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GORAN ARVIDSON (top) KERSTIN THIEME-JAGER He gives birth to swimming horses RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_31


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NINA AGI B. (left) JAN VERMEULEN Stick language RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_32


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HEIKO MAHR (top) NINA AGI B. (Open encounter) RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_33


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WOLLY WOLLY (left) MAGDALENA MADZ. Hands RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_36


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LENA KONSTANTINOVA (left) ANDRE BEHRMANN Somewhere in between Jerusalem and London RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_37


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OLGA VAN SAANE (left) CRINA PRIDA The origin of species RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_38


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ABDOLLAH BALI ESLAMI (top) CRINA PRIDA Love perspective RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_39


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JAN VERMEULEN (left) NINA AGI B. Summer time. Winter time. RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_40


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RETEL TULIO (left) NINA AGI B. Lost and found shoes RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_41


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ANTHONY POND (left) ANDRE BEHRMANN (top right) BERND SCHAEFERS (bottom right) MARGOT M. (collage) Holding on RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_42


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CHRISTINE BICHLER (left) JOSE LUIS COSTA Guilty pleasures RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_43


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CRINA PRIDA MAGDA SZ. (multiple exposure post-processing) Jesteś cała w trawie... ~ You're the whole in the grass... RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_44


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LENA KONSTANTINOVA (top) ERWIN VINDL Young again RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_45


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ROXANNE OVERTON (left) HEIKO MAHR Ode to the wind RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_46


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FLORIAN ROTH (left) BIRGIT LEINEMANN Herbst (Autumn) RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_47


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MARGOT M. (left) GAVIN GORDON Superdog RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_48


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MARIA SALVADOR (left) THORSTEN VON EYB Sin no more RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_49


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TANJA BECKER (left) URGEN HURST Columns of culture RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_50


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ABDOLLAH BALI ESLAMI (left) NINA AGI B. New formalism RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_51


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MARIA SALVADOR HEIKO MAHR An inner world of thought

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KAT TEHRANCHIK (left) KIM SMITH Untitled RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_53


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ABDOLLAH BALI ESLAMI FRANCESCO DEL SANTO Fish movement span in psychology

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CRINA PRIDA OLGA VAN SAANE HEIKO MAHR KERSTIN THIEME-JAGER Impressions of Autumn

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MARGOT M. MAGDA SZ. (post-processing) Wir sehen uns wieder‌

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MAGDALENA MADZ. NANCY BATTIS VITA The sisters of November RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_58


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MARIA SALVADOR (left) JOSE LUIS COSTA Windy RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_59


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THEODOROS T , MICHAEL BEHRMANN MAGDA SZ. (post-processing) Racing thoughts

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JOAN MUNFORD JAN VERMEULEN Our skin is our largest organ

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Jetsky Jones. Escape from Queens

CREATION

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FRANCIS BACON

“The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.”

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“The creation of an art collage from the soul is an inner journey that allows your soul to speak to you. Your soul's voice can be heard through the images, feelings and insights that surface...”

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MARIA SALVADOR The clock of life

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SAUL LANDELL Retratos de familia

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OLGA VAN SAANE You gonna be all light

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JAMES FORESTIER Power lines

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FLORIAN ROTH Light

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ANNE ABERNATHY I love it when the streets are wet

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LAURA RIVERA Sombras

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KERSTIN THIEME-JAGER Hidden edges

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ROLAND DIERENBERGER untitled

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JETSKI JONES Once upon a time

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JURGEN HURST Crossing Time and Space

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ANA DIVAC red

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JETZKI JONES Impressions of Autumn

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FREYA DE CASTELBAJAC Autumn Impressions

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SAUL LANDELL Quien rompio tu espejo - who broke your mirror

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ANDREA W. - black and white -

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LAURA RIVERA Diptico

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OLGA VAN SAANE Chasing light

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DAVID WASHINGTON Reflecting on three

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THORNSTEN VON EYB Rush Around

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NALLA J. Forevermore

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J. L. BTWEE Untitled

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ANA DIVAC Chandelier

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SONALI DALAL Untitled

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CRINA PRIDA Life imitating art

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OLGA VAN SAANE Rainy days

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PAUL ERIKSON Photo booth

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FRANK LOCKER Insomnia

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CRINA PRIDA Greece is not a postcard

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TATIANA PARMEEVA Sunset over the ocean

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SONALI DALAL Untitled

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J.L. BTWEE Driving doubts

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JETSKI JONES How to fly

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KIM SMITH The colours of metro running

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BENJAMIN KAPPEL SCHMIDT Setting suns

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ANA DIVAC Sealed with a kiss

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Nick Moodie, Oksana Babayeva

ALLEN GINSBERG

“Follow your inner moonlight. Don‟t hide your madness.”

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MARIN CILIC

“Selfies became too big. The selfie photos are not good… I'm not anti-selfie, but I like a classic photograph.”

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KAT TEHRANCHIK Self portrait

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LAURA RIVERA el tiempo, las sombras, el agua, las hojas...

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NICK MOODIE Down BEfore Up

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MARGOT M. Self-expression RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_107


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JAMES FORESTIER The darkness within RANDOM ENCOUNTERS_108


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MAGDA SZ. Somewhere in there it‟s me

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