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November 17, 2011 | New Photography | by  Nini Baseema|    One of the most evocative contemporary photography series I have seen in a while is Michael Wolf’s Tokyo Compression. The German shoots people in the subway trains of the Japanese capital. The result is breathtaking: an emotional collection of commuting individuals, with each portrait telling a unique story.

Tokyo Compression photo essay by Michael Wolf

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