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Tokyo Compression photo essay by Michael Wolf

Michael Wolf - Tokyo Compression Tokyo is famous for its urban density. Wolf’s candid series captures the daily grind, the exhaustion, discomfort, overcrowding and annoyance of city life.

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"Tsunami di ghiaccio" invade le case Minnesota,in Canada si sente il crepitio del ghiaccio che si rompe. Impressionante, mai visto una cosa del genere.

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