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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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A colourful photo series of tattooed parents and their children

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 23 April 2015

When you’re a teenager and you’re dying to get a tattoo and your parents say no way, these kids know they’ve got a very good comeback: ‘Well you’ve got one, so I can have one, too!’

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Tilt shifting Vincent Van Gogh paintings reveal so much more about this talented artist

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 23 April 2015

Vincent van Gogh’s art is already spectacular for its beautiful blending of colours in grand landscapes. So what could make it look even greater? Using tilt-shift photography to really bring van Gogh’s scenes to life.

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Photos of celebrities at Sundance taken with a vintage camera

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Wednesday 22 April 2015

Instead of using a fancy-pants camera to capture celebrities at Sundance, photographer Victoria Will used a very old technique of photography known as tintype.

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In Afghanistan, many girls are forbidden to ride a bike, so they ride skateboards instead

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 21 April 2015

Back in 2007, Australian skateboarder Oliver Percovich started a revolution in Afghanistan. Roaming the streets with his skateboard, he immediately attracted the attention of children, most of whom spent their time begging on the streets. That’s when he got the idea for his award-winning NGO: ‘Skateistan’.

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This dad wanted to inspire his son who has Down syndrome, so he made him fly in photos

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Monday 20 April 2015

When Utah-based art director and photographer Alan Lawrence found out his son Wil had Down Syndrome, he knew he had to do something. Noticing how Wil would lift his legs and flap his arms whenever he would crawl around, Alan likened it to flying. It would eventually be the inspiration for the series ‘Wil Can Fly’.

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Perfectly-timed photo shows penguins can be terrifying too

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 16 April 2015

This is why penguins live far away from human civilization. While running an ocean acidification experiment near Casey Station in Antarctica, photographer Gordon Trait was able to get this footage of a penguin showing how scary it can be.

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Japanese dad photographs his adorable twins through life’s ups and downs

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 16 April 2015

Here’s a question: Does it get any cuter than a couple of Japanese twins giving the peace sign? Nope. This is the cutest Instagram photo series I’ve seen in a while and it’s all documented by the twins’ father, graphic designer Akira Oozawa.

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Melting popsicle sticks become abstract art through long exposure photos

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 15 April 2015

No one likes melted ice cream, except maybe New Jersey-based photographer Michael Massaia, whose long exposure photos have unexpectedly turned the yummy desserts into mesmerizing abstract art.

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What different sandwiches would look like if they were deconstructed and neatly organized

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 15 April 2015

In a series he recently did for The Daily Share, artist David Schwen deconstructed our favourite sandwiches and laid out their parts in orderly fashion on a vintage lunch tray.

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Guy shaves half his beard, then glues in random objects to make it whole again

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 14 April 2015

If you can’t grow yourself a manly beard, why not just glue one on? That’s what Sao Paolo-based photographer Adrian Alarcon did after he lost half of his. In his series ‘Fifty Fifty Selfie Barber Shop’, Alarcon grew his facial hair out for four months, then shaved half of it, because you know, a full beard is too mainstream nowadays.

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Big, fluffy Angora show bunnies will win your heart over

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 13 April 2015

Does it get any cuter, cuddlier or cooler than these Angora show bunnies? Nope. Photographer Andres Serrano took these adorable photos during the National Angora Show in Palmyra, New York. Yup, they actually have rabbit shows, just like the canine ones.

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Photos from San Francisco’s Hunky Jesus contest will leave you… confused

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 13 April 2015

Every year San Francisco holds the annual Hunky Jesus Contest to find out just who is king of the dudes and messiah of the muscles… or something to that effect.

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Moments after this photo was taken, the lion pounced right towards the photographer

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Saturday 11 April 2015

Photographers sure have guts. Atif Saeed is a nature photographer in Pakistan and had quite the run-in with a lion who really wasn’t in the mood to be photographed that day. While photographing animals at a safari zoo park near Lahore, Saeed came across a beautiful lion he just had to photograph and risk his life for.

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Cute photos of underwater babies encourage parents to teach their kids how to swim

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 10 April 2015

Previously, photographer Seth Casteel made our hearts a flutter with adorable photos of puppies swimming underwater. Now he’s back with a new series that’s got something cuter: babies!

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Can you find Marguerite on the streets of Seattle? (Hint: she’s a Russian nesting doll)

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 9 April 2015

Finding Marguerite is a very unique photo project from David Inden. A few years ago David came across a small Russian nesting doll and decided to name her Marguerite. After moving to Seattle, Inden decided to view his new home through the eyes of Marguerite, so he kept her with him at all times and takes pictures of her in various places in Seattle.

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