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The Edge Effect

For close to a month, the Brooklyn-based photographer Daniel Kukla lived alone in a cabin in the northwest corner of the Joshua Tree National Park. Armed with a camera, a large mirror and a painter’s easel, he set out at dusk or dawn every day to document the forces. Each of the resulting tableaux feature one landscape mirrored onto the backdrop of another, creating two opposing scenes in a single visual pane. “The whole area has a really surreal feel to it,” said Mr. Kukla, 28. “At first glance the desert looks completely barren but once you get closer, you realize it’s incredibly diverse.” Read the whole article here.