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Viewers of Netflix's uber-viral hit movie Black Mirror: Bandersnatch have been pining over every single easter egg and reference found in the film to attempt to uncover the darkest secrets nestled within. Naturally, someone took it upon themselves to map out every single outcome and all the routes possible, in what could be the ultimate display of persistence, patience, and overall obsession. The map, which comes in at 4000px wide, contains

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The train from Salzburg, Austria to Bad Gastein is just shy of 90 minutes. The book I brought for company sits idly on my lap, and I look out my smudged train window, transfixed by the landscape. The swift journey into the heart of Hohe Tauern National Park serves as a primer for the Alpine wonders to come. I see children learning to ski on local hills and climbing lightly snow-dusted peaks

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Shorr’s side job as a stretch limousine driver in the late 80s provided rich material for her series on working-class New Yorkers in high celebration mode • See more of Kathy Shorr’s limousine photos here Driving limousines in New York taught Kathy Shorr a lot about human nature. “Working-class guys were the best tippers,” she recalls. “They understood that the tip was going to make the driver’s day or evening. The worst

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South Korean artist and photographer KangHee Kim lives in New York, and because of visa restrictions has been confined to the US for the past 10 years. Unable to leave physically, she has created her own form of “surreal escapism”. In her series Golden Hour, she takes shots an hour after sunrise and before sunset, then uses Photoshop to layer them together to create fantastical images. “I’ve been feeling stuck

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Brooklyn-based photographer Colin Ridgway passes his time on the streets of Manhattan, photographing the faces of New Yorkers. Passionate about his craft, Ridgway taught himself the ins and outs of photography and post-production by soaking in lessons found online. Now, he continues to hone his skills in order to capture the essence of his beloved city. Being a modern street photographer in New York isn’t easy. Not only does one have

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With winter weather as his muse, Swedish photographer Håkan Strand explores the serenity of snowy landscapes. Featuring bare trees against blankets of white, his beautiful winterscapes visually present the quiet stillness of the season. Like the majority of his oeuvre, Strand shoots his wintry scenes in black and white. This monochromatic palette emphasizes both the starkness of the isolated trees against the freshly fallen snow and the emotion of the subject matter, which

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Lee Friedlander once slyly assessed his promiscuous eye by saying, “I tend to photograph the things that get in front of my camera.” For Friedlander, this was in part a kind of formalist credo: his most innovative photographs are elegant spatial muddles, frames so stuffed to the gills that one imagines his hidebound camera-club contemporaries clutching their manuals in horror. But it was also, of course, an emphatic statement of

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Ask a grumpy baby boomer just what it is he thinks the kids are up to out there in those abandoned warehouses of Brooklyn, and his worst fears might paint a picture of the new Mission Chinese Food, in Bushwick: a glowing glass façade surrounded by a twenty-four-thousand-square-foot performance venue on an otherwise desolate industrial block. A stark concrete interior lit by an overhead grid of L.E.D. tubes cycling steadily

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