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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
The spaceman at the western beach

This series came about last summer when I felt like showing off our spectacular high mountain country in Norway. Why not have an astronaut be my explorer? It took a while to find the right astronaut - an experienced hiker and climber, someone willing to stand at the very edge of a 1000 m cliff. The astronaut's postures were inspired by the newly arrived masses of  tourists visiting our country. Tourists standing around like zombies, taking selfies at the most absurd places  and at times risking their lives…

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Date Taken: 09.2016
Date Uploaded: 10.2016
Photo Location: --, Norway
Camera: Hasselblad H3D
Copyright: © Ole Marius Joergensen