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  1. kitchen afternoon

    December 14, 2011 at 10:17 am

    Truly wonderful example of painting with light – wistful peasant girl dreams of the old country while clutching peppermint mocha….

  2. Eva

    December 14, 2011 at 10:21 am

    love the light and the russian feeling of her coat/fur!

  3. Giada

    December 14, 2011 at 10:21 am

    This photo has something magical….the location, the lightness, the girl’s look, her skirt…

  4. taylor

    December 14, 2011 at 10:27 am

    the lighting in this picture is phenomenal. it’s almost other-wordly.

  5. Justyna

    December 14, 2011 at 10:32 am

    that’s a great light!

  6. sebin

    December 14, 2011 at 10:33 am


  7. Ruth

    December 14, 2011 at 10:36 am

    wonderful photo! The light is beautiful

  8. Johanna

    December 14, 2011 at 10:37 am

    Such a beautiful girl! Looks a bit like the girl I posted from stockholm Sweden on my street style blog! Take a look, its growing and going to be big!

  9. i am not a celebrity

    December 14, 2011 at 10:38 am

    Beautiful winter light on a stunning girl. Love the skirt with those boots. Flawless.

    Thank you, Scott.

  10. Pedro Vega Jr

    December 14, 2011 at 10:43 am

    This is such a great shot! I managed to capture this behind the scenes.

  11. Israel_B

    December 14, 2011 at 10:45 am

    I know that spot in that light, its a great example of the peculiarity of NYC at the start of winter.

  12. a suburban kitchen

    December 14, 2011 at 10:46 am

    Is that all natural light? Gorgeous.

  13. Matina

    December 14, 2011 at 10:47 am

    This is a beautiful picture. it looks so serene and lovely. x

  14. Kate

    December 14, 2011 at 10:48 am

    The light in that shot is STUNNING.


  15. Kasidy

    December 14, 2011 at 10:48 am

    This is gorgeous. I love the way she stands out amidst her surroundings. Fan.tas.tic.

  16. szeto

    December 14, 2011 at 10:48 am

    whoa! this isn’t natural lighting is it?

  17. ila

    December 14, 2011 at 10:50 am

    WOW this is amazing, looks like an ad!

  18. jg

    December 14, 2011 at 10:50 am

    my god – the light!! what a beautiful image…

  19. cath

    December 14, 2011 at 10:50 am

    Really nice photo, looks like a campaign adv!

  20. Jessica

    December 14, 2011 at 10:52 am

    Whoa. Beautiful.

    I love how your photography continues to evolve. This is a gorgeous, different shot.

  21. Alice

    December 14, 2011 at 10:52 am

    This photo is perfect and the light is beautiful!

  22. Pi

    December 14, 2011 at 10:53 am

    Nice shot Scott. Love the skirt! Actually, the whole outfit works, but the skirt is most striking.

  23. Randy Elles

    December 14, 2011 at 10:53 am

    Lovely style and lighting. I really like the how one foot is behind the other.



  24. flor

    December 14, 2011 at 10:55 am

    Great pic!!

  25. ETC...

    December 14, 2011 at 10:56 am

    That lighting is too perfect! Love her coat, and skirt!


  26. Laura

    December 14, 2011 at 10:57 am

    This photo reflects my vision of winter. Love it.

  27. aki

    December 14, 2011 at 10:57 am

    She brings us the other place. not like in front of the ST, Marks Hotel.
    Masterpiece ;)!!

  28. bambi

    December 14, 2011 at 10:57 am

    People should all look so great!

  29. Mihaela

    December 14, 2011 at 10:58 am

    Exquisit photo, light and outfit! She seems to come from another dimension!

  30. c.o.a

    December 14, 2011 at 10:59 am


    she looks perfect!

  31. Carole (NY etc.)

    December 14, 2011 at 10:59 am

    Oh I was there a few days ago. I really love this photo ! Great shot !

  32. comme fraiche

    December 14, 2011 at 11:01 am

    her clothing style suggests that she’s a visiter to NYC perhaps staying at the St.Mark Hotel

  33. Davidikus

    December 14, 2011 at 11:02 am

    The light is rather surreal! It almost looks like a workshop light.

  34. Quincy

    December 14, 2011 at 11:02 am


  35. ajira

    December 14, 2011 at 11:04 am

    Love the skirt but most of all LOVE the light!! Fantastic. (and still waiting to hear about the awesome gloves!)

  36. Lucas Kibrit

    December 14, 2011 at 11:05 am

    Beautiful photograph! That light falling on the girl’s face gives her something angelic. Love the print on her skirt.

  37. Emily

    December 14, 2011 at 11:06 am

    I am inspired by your photographs on a daily basis. How do you choose your subjects?


  38. Maia

    December 14, 2011 at 11:09 am

    That is such an unreal lighting. It is magnificent!!!

  39. Melissa

    December 14, 2011 at 11:09 am

    this photo is so so beautiful

  40. Nyrha

    December 14, 2011 at 11:10 am

    Beatiful photo! Light is stunning


  41. Diana

    December 14, 2011 at 11:10 am

    Pure New York magic!!!!!

  42. Taylor

    December 14, 2011 at 11:11 am

    wow i want a print of that!

  43. Gabriela

    December 14, 2011 at 11:12 am

    I love this type of photo as opposed to the smaller ones that are the general norm. The lighting is FANTASTIC!!!!

  44. Guillermo

    December 14, 2011 at 11:13 am

    i saw this photo being taken today. There was a beautiful light indeed.

  45. LifeLoveLuxe

    December 14, 2011 at 11:13 am

    Absolutely stunning photo – she looks so serene, as if from another time and place. I adore the entire outfit, effortless, chic, timeless yet modern. Sigh. LOVE.

  46. Habiba. J

    December 14, 2011 at 11:13 am

    This is just wow, it came out so beautifully its feels so unreal. The way you captured the photo its unbelievable, this is true art form. If you get a chance do check out my blog, I have interesting fashion posts you might love to read.

  47. Charlotte Wilder

    December 14, 2011 at 11:14 am

    Everyone has already said this but the lighting in these is stunning. Really fabulous. Love her style, too, obviously :)

    Charlotte Wilder

  48. Madara

    December 14, 2011 at 11:15 am

    Love, love, love how light is captured in this photo and girl is so beautiful herself not to mention those amazing skirts!

  49. Loulune

    December 14, 2011 at 11:16 am

    What a beautiful light ! Elle semble avoir tombé du ciel :)

  50. Catherine

    December 14, 2011 at 11:17 am

    You really are the best at using light in your photographs, it’s magical.

  51. haley

    December 14, 2011 at 11:20 am

    the lighting is phenomenal.

  52. jenaly

    December 14, 2011 at 11:20 am

    really great photo!!!

  53. Brightstars

    December 14, 2011 at 11:25 am

    Inspirational!! Love this shot and the light is beautiful.
    Last weekend I set foot in New York City for the first time and it was a whirlwind 24 hour experience. I have thoroughly enjoyed your pictures and have soaked it all in. It was amazing as I walked the streets with my camera and captured moments that I will never forget. Thank you for sharing yours as well.

  54. Miriam

    December 14, 2011 at 11:29 am

    I dig the outfit but it is the piture itself that is truly amazing!

  55. Makaga

    December 14, 2011 at 11:29 am

    Hi, Sart,
    The fur detail looks great on her.
    Have you seen (or could you post) and examples of menswear with fur details?
    ….I’d enjoy seeing how fellas work that into their ensembles.



  56. claudia Zander

    December 14, 2011 at 11:32 am

    how did you make this picture?
    the sun shines from behind and her face is lit from the front?

  57. Shel

    December 14, 2011 at 11:32 am

    awesome photo. the ever so effortlessly beautiful Mikala K :)

  58. marina

    December 14, 2011 at 11:35 am

    OMG… what a pic… everybody around so dark and the light is exactly on her and her outfit is soooo cool…

  59. Serdane

    December 14, 2011 at 11:38 am

  60. J Umm

    December 14, 2011 at 11:40 am

    an incredible shot

  61. Sophie

    December 14, 2011 at 11:41 am

    This picture gave me serious goosebumps!

  62. Lylia

    December 14, 2011 at 11:42 am

    Perfect !

  63. Anhstein

    December 14, 2011 at 11:42 am

    Very dramatic lighting!

  64. Ken Rahaim

    December 14, 2011 at 11:52 am

    Beautiful light. Unfortunately the cyan/magenta fringing in tree branches is distracting. Those aberrations can be automatically removed in processing.

  65. isaobeso

    December 14, 2011 at 11:55 am

    I love her outfit! and the way it is captured in this amazing photo—

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  66. nicole

    December 14, 2011 at 11:57 am

    Amazing shot! the light and the location are amazing!!
    love her skirt, its so christmassy!!

  67. Lydia

    December 14, 2011 at 12:01 pm

    I love the lighting in this shot! She looks so serene.

  68. Elizabeth

    December 14, 2011 at 12:06 pm

    Epic shot – like a painting.

  69. Sally

    December 14, 2011 at 12:07 pm

    The ‘Ottoman’ style of dress with a modern knit cap is perfection… It goes without saying (but I’d like you to keep sharing these shots, so praise need be public) that when you capture someone beneath that kind of dusk light (?), it evokes a wonderful, romantic aspect of winter. Thanks for this one

  70. Alex

    December 14, 2011 at 12:11 pm

    I saw you taking this photo this morning and was anxious to see the result. So very lovely!

  71. Fashion Me Wild

    December 14, 2011 at 12:11 pm

    Beautiful shot.

    Check out today’s look:

  72. DEBBIE

    December 14, 2011 at 12:12 pm

    Folkloric things must be catching your eye since your trip to Morocco.

  73. Kruter

    December 14, 2011 at 12:13 pm

    The lighting is beautiful, but how was it done without a reflector or off camera flash? Everyone else’s faces are in dark shadow except for hers…

  74. Verity

    December 14, 2011 at 12:14 pm

    Wow – absolutely beautiful photo. Made my day – thank you!

  75. Madeline

    December 14, 2011 at 12:19 pm

    You are such a talented photographer. And I love the way she has put this outfit together. I especially love the bold skirt.

  76. nese

    December 14, 2011 at 12:20 pm

    Yet another amazing shot! Light, passersby’s presence, fur, her outfit…

  77. Cristián Pavez Díaz

    December 14, 2011 at 12:20 pm

    Nice folky look. Very angelical.
    Greetings from Santiago, Chile.
    @cristianpavezd on Twitter.

  78. Edgar C

    December 14, 2011 at 12:24 pm

    the photo is like a Caravaggio

  79. Hannah

    December 14, 2011 at 12:27 pm

    Russian-peasant chic+golden light=perfecto!

  80. Name*

    December 14, 2011 at 12:29 pm

    Thats an amazing photo. The lighting, the outlined tree, the look on her face, its right out of a storybook.

  81. Bonnie McCarthy

    December 14, 2011 at 12:33 pm

    Gorgeous lighting! Looks cinematic! The jacket is fab!

  82. fashionisable

    December 14, 2011 at 12:38 pm

  83. quigley

    December 14, 2011 at 12:43 pm

    It’s either artificial or reflected light.

  84. Miss L

    December 14, 2011 at 12:45 pm

    This photo looks gorgeous! Love it!

  85. Jone

    December 14, 2011 at 12:46 pm

    Great picture with the perfect lighting. Congrats, you are an artist!

  86. The life after

    December 14, 2011 at 12:53 pm

    Super beautiful pic!!

    The Life After

  87. Olivia

    December 14, 2011 at 12:56 pm

    Every outfit should be accessorized with a cup of coffee :) also the light in this photograph is fantastic! Love your page Scott Xxx

  88. Mertxe Hernandez

    December 14, 2011 at 1:02 pm

    Beautiful shot and style.

  89. Anna

    December 14, 2011 at 1:14 pm

    What a light! You get this kind of moment nowhere else but in New York.

  90. Emanuel I.

    December 14, 2011 at 1:20 pm

    Great shot guru!
    This girl looks like she is a spectre!

  91. Marcel Da Chump

    December 14, 2011 at 1:28 pm

    Mud Truck coffee cup in her hands:
    a luminous tranquility
    on Astor Place.

  92. David L

    December 14, 2011 at 1:34 pm

    As a new New Yorker, I have to say I really love this photo… As many of your others, it captures the beauty of the city and the people, which are sometimes difficult to see in the rush and chaos of the city. I think this image represents what photography should be about.

  93. La Vie Quotidienne

    December 14, 2011 at 2:15 pm

    Incredible Pic…super klasse. I love the light.

    She looks amazing.

    XOXO from Munich

    La Vie Quotidienne

  94. Patrick V. A. C

    December 14, 2011 at 2:16 pm

    WoW, now that’s what I call winter light. Where is the illumination on her face coming from? reflection?, flash? Just beautiful…

  95. ella - dottoddot

    December 14, 2011 at 2:21 pm

    There seems to be some kind of mystical glow surrounding her. The light is very interesting. Beautiful girl!

  96. Stamina

    December 14, 2011 at 2:21 pm

    Amazing photo!! It’s like the girl is in another frequency!!

  97. Richard

    December 14, 2011 at 2:23 pm

    I love this photograph. The elegant bohemia of her outfit coupled with the great chiaroscuro of the setting is utterly fantastic.

  98. Lauren (BestTrendz)

    December 14, 2011 at 2:25 pm

    I love this photo. There’s such an otherworldly feel to it, on behalf of the amazing lighting. And I love the behind-the-scenes shot of this photo that Pedro Vega Jr managed to get.


  99. Miami

    December 14, 2011 at 2:26 pm

    Simply awesome!

  100. Ría

    December 14, 2011 at 2:49 pm

    I love the picture, its beautiful. Her look its amazing, and that skirt is to die for.

  101. Grace

    December 14, 2011 at 3:00 pm

    love this outfit an photo…so magical

  102. Amalia

    December 14, 2011 at 3:09 pm

    The composition here is incredible. You sure they’re not ‘extras’ in the background?

  103. Danielle

    December 14, 2011 at 3:25 pm

    I love these posts where the women look like they’ve stepped out of fairytale forests and into modern-day city streets…

  104. ISO 1200 Magazine | BTS Vblog

    December 14, 2011 at 3:32 pm

    Congratulations. You got an impressive portrait. Amazing light.

  105. princessglee

    December 14, 2011 at 3:39 pm

    Must be the light that’s making me think NY is a wistful and wonderful place to live, no?

    I like the peasant in the city look.

  106. Alyssa

    December 14, 2011 at 4:11 pm

    I love the lighting in this photo. It looks like there’s a spotlight shining directly on her. Her coat is so beautiful, anyone know where it’s from?

    Shop Vintage ♥

  107. Mawes

    December 14, 2011 at 4:12 pm

    The lighting is so incredible in this photo. Magic!

  108. Manisay

    December 14, 2011 at 4:27 pm

    I love how you included the scenery here, and it looks like she’s under a spotlight!

  109. [email protected]

    December 14, 2011 at 4:40 pm

    How gorgeous… you’ve stopped time with this one! Love that light.

  110. Chelsey

    December 14, 2011 at 4:40 pm

    Wow. The lighting is incredible. I’m one to comment on very many posts, no matter how much I like them. But I had to with this one. Gorgeous girl, and clothes to begin with, and that lighting makes her breathtaking. Nicely done capturing this one.

  111. Bohemian Style

    December 14, 2011 at 4:42 pm

    So pretty! Love the skirts bohemian pattern.

  112. Michaela

    December 14, 2011 at 4:43 pm

    I love the way you shoot your pictures now, with surrounding people in the background. It’s not just a picture of a beautifully dressed person but it’s a little story :)
    Greetings from Prague, Czech Republic

  113. anonymous

    December 14, 2011 at 4:45 pm

    She looks lifted from older photographs of yours, from Istanbul. It truly is a global village.

  114. Michaela

    December 14, 2011 at 4:48 pm

    I love the way you shoot your pictures now, with surrounding people in the background. It’s not just a great picture of beautifully dressed person but it’s like a little story :)
    Greetings from Prague, Czech Republic

  115. Kate heidi

    December 14, 2011 at 5:05 pm

    finally! a pair of tights and a coat, glad its nice and cold like the UK! beautiful!

  116. Audrey

    December 14, 2011 at 5:07 pm

    Stunning photo! Perfect subject and lighting!

  117. Shug Avery

    December 14, 2011 at 5:14 pm

    Wooah what a stunning shot! It is kind of magical. There’s something so special, I felt like I am in some modern fairy tale, the light, her expression everything is perfect!

    Shug’A'Very from Incognito

  118. Mark Van Cleve

    December 14, 2011 at 5:16 pm

    Spotlight. But nice.

  119. monkeyshines

    December 14, 2011 at 5:19 pm

    adorable look! fabulous coat!


  120. CBC

    December 14, 2011 at 5:44 pm

    Truly magical……the St Marks Hotel looks desirable…….the light is exquisite…. truly sharp NY light and her skirt…….a throw back to the Ukrainian community

  121. Susan

    December 14, 2011 at 5:53 pm

    She looks like an angel. This photograph is magical.

  122. Brigadeiro

    December 14, 2011 at 6:06 pm

    What an incredible photo! The lighting, the people moving around her, with her apparent still-walking, and that gorgeous outfit! Love it!

  123. Serea

    December 14, 2011 at 6:48 pm

    She is Pefect!!! I love her!!

  124. (@Tokyofaces)

    December 14, 2011 at 7:27 pm

    wow wow wow! Amazing photo. The light is soo beautiful!

    Tokyo street style:

  125. jas

    December 14, 2011 at 8:10 pm

    WOW what an amazing photo! looks like she’s an angel or something

  126. Fashion-isha

    December 14, 2011 at 10:24 pm

    Such a great gypsy look!!

  127. Smart Traffic

    December 14, 2011 at 10:37 pm

    Nice Shot you got there! keep it Up!

  128. Which me will I be today

    December 15, 2011 at 12:01 am

    She is literally glowing in a sea of dark and indistinguishable figures. She is angelic.

  129. une chatte grise

    December 15, 2011 at 12:48 am

    Add me to the chorus: the light is amazing, the overall effect surreal. The photo has an almost 3-D quality.

  130. Pearl

    December 15, 2011 at 3:51 am

    LUUURVE the light! Ooh — and the skirt. :)

  131. Stills

    December 15, 2011 at 3:58 am

    Stunning outfit!

  132. antique engagement rings

    December 15, 2011 at 6:30 am

    Very sweet photo!

  133. MR

    December 15, 2011 at 6:34 am

    I respect you trying to grow as an artist but your horizontal is not nearly as compelling as your vertical .

  134. juanita

    December 15, 2011 at 8:12 am

    New York is just the best!

  135. clara

    December 15, 2011 at 9:20 am

    i love the light and the atmosphere of this pic!


    December 15, 2011 at 9:40 am

    The lighting here is perfect and I’ve been seeing those prints everywhere! Unique one here.

  137. Blog ABRIL Moda

    December 15, 2011 at 1:17 pm

    What a great picture! … Loved the light and the colors :)

  138. Sofia

    December 15, 2011 at 1:28 pm

    Your photographs are amazing, you always manage to have the people you pick stand out so much in the photo and I am guessing you don’t have a lot of time for that either. I think you are the master of street shooting. This is a proof of it, it looks like out of an editorial section in a magazine :)
    <3 So

  139. Timothy

    December 15, 2011 at 1:31 pm

    Great eye for lightining!

    Catch me if you Canon!

  140. Summer

    December 15, 2011 at 1:44 pm

    The patterns, collars, & pastel colors of these clothes are so refreshing. The women look so dainty & sophisticated, yet exhibit sex appeal at the same time. I’m so glad vintage & vintage inspired collections are booming on the runways & fashion magazines more than ever. Check out the unique collection @ The pieces are right on point (leather & furs are my favorite) & the prices are uneatable.

    Flawless blog as always,
    Summer @ 5Stack Vintage

  141. B.

    December 15, 2011 at 2:03 pm

    Great photo !

    Don’t really like the outfit, but I do like the Christmas vibe it gives me
    fashion & lifestyle in BElgium

  142. MEC

    December 15, 2011 at 4:24 pm

    Big fan, but altho I agree with all comments about the back light’s beauty, it does look like an ad campaign shot that was set up and also lit somehow from the front, no? Background photo by Vega, Jr seems to give impression of a shot being discussed…..just curious.

  143. SarahJ

    December 15, 2011 at 4:25 pm

    god, the lighting on this is beautiful…..

  144. David

    December 15, 2011 at 4:46 pm

    The girl inspires me tranquility among the other people who are moving around and the light you’ve applied makes her stand out and look so so fresh, pretty outfit… to make the long story short una foto preciosa!

  145. Hannah

    December 15, 2011 at 6:59 pm

    This look like Philip Lorca diCorcia. Beautiful. Raising the bar of street style photography as ever.

  146. amoi

    December 15, 2011 at 7:31 pm

    Few words can describe the beauty of this shot…and I can’t figure out any of them.

    Thank you for sharing.

  147. Mon

    December 15, 2011 at 9:00 pm

    This has to be my favourite photo taken by you EVER. The light, the subject, the movement, everything. Congratulations on this masterpiece!

  148. Mayuly Kamphan

    December 15, 2011 at 11:37 pm

    I swear, I walk by Astor Place all the time, but there something magical about this picture that you were able to capture!!! You changed my perspective of St. Marks with this lovely photograph!


  149. stefania lucia

    December 16, 2011 at 4:57 am

    First of all I wish to thank you. I really love most of your pictures, and my sentiments towards the others are of simply admiration. I am looking on your blog for more than a year and today is the first time when I decide to write some words.
    The picture is divine even magical.

  150. Deirdre Catherine

    December 16, 2011 at 9:45 am

    This image stirs up such emotion just dreamy

  151. clarity enhanced diamonds

    December 16, 2011 at 3:21 pm

    Her outfit is so wonderful!

  152. Dani

    December 16, 2011 at 3:41 pm

    The Magic of Light…

    How dreamy and surreal…. Outstanding “catch”! And she looks beautiful in her own eclectic manner…

  153. Shaun Smylski

    December 16, 2011 at 5:14 pm

    Wonderful. Looks like there was a festival. This outfit looks like it could have been a coincidence.

  154. M . Bilal Khan

    December 16, 2011 at 7:31 pm

    That skirt has an uncanny resemblance to the ajrak design pattern.

  155. Eric M

    December 16, 2011 at 10:07 pm

    Yes, I’m with Hannah. Looks just like a picture by PL DiCorcia.

  156. tae jin oh

    December 17, 2011 at 4:50 am


  157. The Bubbly Girl in Glasses

    December 17, 2011 at 6:12 pm

    The perfect picture!

    The Bubbly Girl in Glasses

  158. lucky

    December 18, 2011 at 10:08 am


  159. Simone

    December 19, 2011 at 2:59 am

    Bella, bella foto, una luce magnifica

  160. George

    December 20, 2011 at 4:27 am

    This is all a bit much don’t you think?

  161. raul

    December 20, 2011 at 6:59 am

    light is magical here! <3

  162. Eugyeene

    December 20, 2011 at 6:37 pm

    I love this photo- it’s so theatrical! The only thing that doesn’t seem to belong is the take-away coffee. Almost seems like she’s advertising for it.

  163. Vang Xiong

    December 21, 2011 at 12:07 am

    The lighting is absolutely magical in this photo! How wonderful that you were able to capture this moment.

  164. Cheyenne

    December 21, 2011 at 6:04 am

    Absolutely gorgeous !

  165. jennifer De Francisco

    December 21, 2011 at 8:57 pm

    Amazingly beautiful….Can’t take my eyes off of it!!!!

  166. josie

    January 5, 2012 at 5:51 pm

    Absolutely love your blog, its content, its photos, its heart is so true. I love the way you capture the world of style the way you see it. The world needs more people like you. Thank you xxx

  167. Tina

    January 7, 2012 at 1:55 pm

    Amazing light!!

  168. Chameleon Web Services Limited

    March 21, 2012 at 6:16 am

    Amazing photograph, the focus is very clever as this gives an amazing depth. The lighting is incredible as the sun is facing the camera from the right.

  169. Geneva Chamonix transfer

    August 13, 2012 at 2:38 pm

    Perfect, looks almost photo-shopped. Stunning!

  170. uTargeting

    October 26, 2012 at 5:22 am

    Awesome shot guys! Keep up the good work.
    I like the style of this… :)

  171. Name*

    November 12, 2013 at 7:36 am


  172. Mbatha

    March 23, 2016 at 12:50 am

    Lovely skirt and beautiful photography.

  173. Design It Wise

    January 16, 2018 at 8:42 am

    This is such a great shot!

  174. Vikas Virdi

    December 8, 2018 at 4:07 am

    Impressive click with nice focus, Appreciate your work!

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