Wasteland - Marcus Koppen + Darren Smith, taken at Wasteland 26 November 2016 North Sea Venue, Zaandam Wasteland is Europe's most notorious adult playground where the fetish lifestyle is celebrated and applauded. Photographers Marcus Koppen and Darren Smith had the privilege to be invited backstage to document the visual transformation of the artists and performers into otherworldly characters.
Smith & Koppen's Planet Wasteland series is featured by Metaphor Images Photo Editor Bohdan Warchomij's blog.
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