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Domesticated: Wild Animals Trapped In Suburbia

Photographer Amy Stein set out to capture our paradoxical relationship with the "wild" in her series Domesticated. Expertly crafting each photograph based on real news reports and oral history, her photos serve as dioramas of our new natural history.

Howl

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_Click images for larger version_ The photographs were shot in and around Matamoras, Pennsylvania. It's a small town that borders a state forest. According to Amy, the location serves as a backdrop to the artificial barriers we construct between us and the natural world. _Images copyright "Amy Stein":http://amysteinphoto.com_

Watering Hole

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_Click images for larger version_ Amy describes the photographs as "modern dioramas of our new natural history." It's a new natural history where both the domestic and the wild aren't supposed to live harmoniously. _Images copyright "Amy Stein":http://amysteinphoto.com_

Trasheaters

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_Click images for larger version_ Amy was named one of the top photographers in the world by _American Photo_ magazine and has won numerous prizes for her work. _Images copyright "Amy Stein":http://amysteinphoto.com_

New Homes

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In Between

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Backyard

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Fast Food

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Grasp

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High Grass

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Nursery

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Hillside

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Struggle

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Cuttings

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Net

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Prize

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Riverside

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