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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 travels to live among the Eskimos, produces photo series over 20 years

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Friday 25 July 2014

The Inuit people of Northern Greenland have a myth that partly explains their theory of creation, and it goes something likes this: ‘In the beginning giants lived on the land and ate plants that they gathered. One day, when it was almost winter, a mother giant and a father giant had a baby girl. Her […]

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Improbable fauna that do not exist

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Wednesday 23 July 2014

Joan Fontcuberta, as The Guardian informs us, is ‘a photojournalist who fakes miracles, a terrible photographer who’s won one of the profession’s top prizes, a “bullshitter” who loves the truth’.

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High-speed photos capture the funny face of people as they come out of a water slide

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 23 July 2014

‘I Love Summer’ is a fun series by photographer Krista Long, wherein she captures the look on people’s faces at the exact moment they come shooting out of a water slide. Using high-speed photography, she manages to show us what we usually do not notice when we’re at the pool: expressions of delight, adrenaline, and […]

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The changing face of oil in the world, transformed by people

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Tuesday 22 July 2014

Toronto-based photographer Edward Burtynsky, whom we’ve raved about before, is on a mission to document how we all are transforming our natural world on an industrial scale, from stone to minerals, oil, transportation and silicon.

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Photos of animals eating animals is both disgusting and incredible

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 21 July 2014

This photo series isn’t one for the squeamish. Or the vegetarians. Photographer Catherine Chalmers has created a collection of images of animals, well, eating other animals in Food Chain. Taking a predator and placing it by its prey, Chalmers was able to watch nature take its course as praying mantises ate caterpillars, toads ate mice and caterpillars, and snakes ate mice.

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Stunning photo series of the South Tyrolean Alps

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Thursday 17 July 2014

We’ve written before on Lost At E Minor before about how much we love the Italian Dolomites, and the same goes for the neighbouring mountains in The South Tyrolean Alps. Recently, Austrian photographer Lukas Furlan took his camera up into the Tyrol Alpine area and came back with this absolutely stunning photographic series.

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Bondi hipsters parody Miranda Kerr’s GQ photo shoot with hilarious accuracy

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By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Wednesday 16 July 2014

The Bondi Hipsters, a.k.a Adrian Archer & Dom Nader, a.k.a Christiaan Van Vuuren & Nick Boshier, is a YouTube series of short videos released weekly since the beginning of this year. Christiaan and Nick are two Australian comics committed to their humorous alter-egos of Archer & Nader. The Bondi Hipsters have been causing a stir via their online videos, and earlier this year they added yet another hilarious nail to their coffin of comedy.

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Staring at a hummingbird’s face and feathers this close is simply mesmerizing

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 15 July 2014

While on a recent trip to Costa Rica, photographer Chris Morgan captured these stunning close-up images of humming birds. While most of us have seen hummingbirds in action on National Geographic, there’s just something mesmerizing about seeing these energetic creatures finally hold still through photographs. In these images, we could take time to appreciate the spectrum of colors reflected in their feathers, even as they face off against each other.

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There are few more awesome jobs than air-to-air photographer

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Tuesday 15 July 2014

Meet Sergeant Larry Reid Jr. official photographer to the United States Airforce Thunderbirds, an elite group of F-16 stunt pilots. In other words: total badasses. Reid spends much of his time up in the air with the Thunderbirds as they perform all manner of twists, turns and rolls, and he still manages to capture this amazing images.

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Woman had herself Photoshopped in over 25 countries to clear up a beauty misconception

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Photography on Tuesday 15 July 2014

Is there really an international beauty standard? This is what Esther Honig, a 24-year-old radio journalist in Kansas City, Missouri seek to find out about how people around the globe define female beauty. She started by sending her self-portrait to a designer in Sri Lanka with the simple request, ‘Hi, my name is Esther Honig. Make me look beautiful’.

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Aerial photographs reveal the huge scale of Germany’s biggest coal-mining pit

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Tuesday 15 July 2014

In this extraordinary aerial photoshoot we are given a unique view on the largest opencast coal-mining pit in the world. German photographer Bernhard Lang travelled to the Hambach mine (or should we say above it) to capture this astounding photographs. Here is an excerpt from his description of this series to give you an idea […]

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Astounding photographs of Iceland’s raw nature

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Tuesday 15 July 2014

Looking at this collection of photographs from Australian photographer Tom Blachford’s trip to Iceland it isn’t hard to beleive that many Icelandic people still firmly believe in spirits and fairies.

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Forget what you thought about getting old, these senior athletes defy expectations

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Saturday 12 July 2014

Who says that you have to stop being active when you get old? You’re as old as you feel and if you want to swim rivers, jump hurdles and wrestle grizzly bears when you’re an octogenarian, then you go ahead and do it! The elderly people in these images are certainly breaking the mould. Minneapolis-based […]

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Startling images of unborn animals

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Friday 11 July 2014

We’re not saw whether this is an ‘awww’ moment, or a ‘run for the freaking hills!’ moment… Using a combination of photography, digital effects and models producer Peter Chinn created these crazy images of animals at various stages of their development in the womb/egg/pouch. While not all of them strictly real, all are very closely […]

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Photos of families lying in a week’s worth of their own garbage

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Friday 11 July 2014

We are all aware to some degree that we should attempt to cut down on wastefulness, try to recycle more and generally probably maybe do something to look after the planet better. The fact is however, that very few of us do much in the face of all this environmental guilt. We all see the sensationalist media, but not many of us really know where to begin.

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