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ing peril and

her own health.Dur▓ing a trip to Na

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ation diagnosed her with early em▓physema and warned her of the disastrous consequences if she was not treated in time. D▓espite such episodes, however, Ye does not consider her▓ work to be dangerous."The media sometimes exaggerates the

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dangers, especially after they learn▓ that I am a female photographer in my 20s," Ye ▓says."Maybe what I am doing is dangerous. What I am ▓doing is j

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rous choices, she recalls an incident that took place at Yellowstone National Park in the US last year.While Ye and her colleagues were on a shoot

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, unloading equipment and getting everything set up, a ▓deer appeared, stared at them for a moment and then disa▓ppeared

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just like it was never there to begin with."At th▓at moment it looked at us like human beings, and when I went to look, it had already gone," she remembers. "Th▓en the idea occurred to me that, except for self-expre▓ssion, photography is

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Harvey Weinstein split the film's

two par▓ts -- "De

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t recouped a little of the Weinste

in Co.'s money, it

incurred the wrath of purists wh

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