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With the invention of the digital camera, photography has become an accessible art form for so many people. This means that haunting, dazzling, unbelievable, amazing and thought provoking images are springing up all over the world, every day. Here we curate the best – analogue or digital. Prepare to be wowed.

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Photographer gets to know random strangers by having them wear a tiger suit

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Monday 15 December 2014

If a random guy walked up to you and asked if you could put on a tiger suit so he could take pictures, would you do it? It sounds comical, but that’s what photographer Adam Rabinowitz’s ongoing series ‘Tiger Suit’ is all about, to bring out the ridiculous side of people.

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The scale and beauty of these animals’ mass migration will stop you in your tracks

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Photography on Sunday 14 December 2014

While we are talking about mass movement in migration here, these awesome pics will literally stop you in your tracks. And it’s not surprising when you think it’s thousands and thousands of each animal type we’re talking about. Be it for the changing of seasons, the foraging of food or the reproduction of their young, […]

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One photographer captures a forgotten brain collection at the University of Texas

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 11 December 2014

It was while on assignment photographing for Scientific American at the University of Texas that Adam Voorhes discovered a forgotten collection of 100 brains, all preserved in jars of formaldehyde. After his discovery, Voorhes soon became obsessed with documenting them ‘to reveal their oddities, textures, and otherworldly essence’. Over three days, Voorhess and two others […]

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This Santa has 94% of his body covered in tattoos (some of them Christmas tattoos!)

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 11 December 2014

Never judge a book by its cover, especially when that cover is inked from head to toe! Meet Vitor Martins, a resident of Sao Caetano do Sul near Sao Paulo, Brazil. He’s covered in tattoos-in fact 94% of his body is inked-with a mix match of designs covering his body up to his neck. Peace signs, famous faces, and even Santa Claus are tatted onto this man.

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Owl escapes falcons by hiding in the water, also does a majestic butterfly stroke

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 11 December 2014

Well, there’s something you don’t see every day. Photographer and bird watcher Steve Spitzer was out one morning along the Loyola Park Beach in Chicago when he spotted something peculiar: an owl swimming across Lake Michigan.

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A gift for your parents? How about recreating photos of yourself taken when you were itsy bitsy

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Photography on Wednesday 10 December 2014

Lead your parents down memory lane by selecting some childhood pictures of you and your siblings and re-enacting them as adults. No cheating. Be as accurate as possible in the replication, from the hairstyles to the clothes, the poses and physical landscape. A pair of brothers even used food colouring to turn their present bathroom […]

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This is the 55-year-old model who caused much grieve to her much younger competition in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Photography on Wednesday 10 December 2014

There will be a bunch of happier models hired for the next Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue cos they know their shine will not be eclipsed by another when it hits the stands. Especially if that model is 55 years old. Which was what the current batch had to endure when they had to contend with Barbie this year.

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A photo series that juxtaposes dogs with famous authors

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 9 December 2014

About a year ago, Italian photographer Dan Bannino adopted a shelter dog named Rothko. It was through Rothko that he realized how many dogs around the world suffered from deplorable living conditions. The series ‘Poetic Dogs’, which juxtaposes dogs with famous writers, is Bannino’s way of giving these homeless and neglected animals a voice.

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This history professor takes pictures mixing reel with real that will make your eyes pop

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Photography on Monday 8 December 2014

Francois Dourlen is a professor of history whose hobby in photography stretches nothing but the truth, especially when compared with the plenitude of facts he faces in his daily working life. His funny montaging of a picture within another began when he replaced a statue of Napoleon in Cherbourg with a picture of My Little Pony in his phone and took a picture.

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Photographer invents new landscape astrophotography capturing the Milky Way

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in New Photography on Friday 5 December 2014

Ben Coffman is a landscape photographer based out of Portland, Oregon, but Ben isn’t just any landscape photographer. He is unique in his craft, specializing in what he calls ‘landscape astrophotography’. Featuring the Milky Way at night, Ben’s photography allows us to appreciate the great outdoors in a light. His work his truly awe-inspiring, showing […]

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Reuters 2014 Pictures of the Year reveal an emotional 12 months

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Friday 5 December 2014

Reuters has just released their photographic highlights for 2014. Picture editors chose key images from the year and asked each photographer to tell the story behind the picture in the field of news, sport, and entertainment coverage.

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This instagram account shows guys taking on those famous ‘girly’ poses

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Friday 5 December 2014

Bros being Basic is any gal’s worst nightmare. It’s an Instagram account that features shots of guys trying to take on ‘girly’ poses, like many females exhibit in their social media pics. Sexist? Yeah. Funny? Kinda. Some shots see guys with hands on hips, pouting into the camera.

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We never knew photos of dried scotch could look like outer space landscapes

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 5 December 2014

We always believed scotch was otherworldly, but this proves it! In his series ‘Vanishing Spirits’, Phoenix-based photographer Ernie Button documents the surreal, landscape-like beauty of single malt scotch’s crystallized residue as it dries at the bottom of a glass.

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Video game screenshots juxtapose the Paris of today and of the French revolution

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 3 December 2014

Thanks to technology, we get to compare modern-day Paris with photos of itself from the French Revolution, a time where photography hasn’t been invented yet! In his series ‘Then & Now’, gaming enthusiast Damien Hypolite went around 1790s Paris in the video game Assassin’s Creed Unity and took screenshots of iconic places. He then biked around the city – the real one – holding up the photos to stage a meeting between past and present.

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Photo series shows the otherworldly views of Hong Kong’s architecture

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 2 December 2014

With little space to accommodate seven million people, Hong Kong’s homes had nowhere to go but up. As a result, the cityscape is a truly unique sight composed of towering skyscrapers, cramped housing developments, crisscrossing laundry lines, and countless apartment windows.

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