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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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People with ‘invisible’ illnesses reveal their conditions to the world

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Friday 28 August 2015

Allie Cashel suffered from chronic Lyme disease as a teen, while her friend Erica was diagnosed with Lupus. While both girls struggled to fight their illnesses, on the outside, everything seemed ‘normal’. But now Allie and Erica have joined forced to make life easier for those who struggle with chronic ‘invisible’ illnesses, allowing them to open up and be honest about their conditions and symptoms.

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We’re slightly turned on by this coffee photo series (and you will be too)

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Friday 28 August 2015

Forgive us for getting so worked up over a humble cup of joe but Aussie photog Brooke Holm has made our caffeinated dreams come true with her Coffee Still Lives photo series.

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Macro photography captures the incredible world of cat eyes

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 27 August 2015

Philadelphia-based photographer Andrew Marttila has us all in awe with his cat eye series. While he’s done photo shoots with cat celebs like Grumpy Cat and Lil Bub, it’s his macro photography that really allows us to see cats in a different light.

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Clever newborn photo shoot with puppy stops people asking about having a baby

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 27 August 2015

An Australian couple has figured out how to stop in-laws from ever asking about babies. The solution: a photoshoot with a newborn puppy.

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Nude contortionist portraits show how beautiful the human body is (NSFW)

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 25 August 2015

In ‘Bodyscapes’, Russian photographer Anton Belovodchenko shows us that the human body – the female form, specifically – is truly a work of art. A masterpiece, even.

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Tiny baby pandas make their public debut in China and it’s all so adorable

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Tuesday 25 August 2015

Is there anything cuter than baby pandas snoozing in baskets? Ten baby pandas made their debut public appearance at China’s Ya’an Bi Feng Xia Giant Panda Breeding Center on Friday. The pandas range in age from one week to two months old and were part of a ‘healthy boom’ in the birth of panda cubs.

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Wrinkly dog wins us over with his poker face and silly costumes

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 21 August 2015

In Tasmania, a wrinkly little dog is quickly becoming a star on Instagram with his stoic expression and adorable costumes. Meet Paddington, one of the most photogenic Shar Peis in the world.

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All these polar bears wanna do is frolic in fields of flowers

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Friday 21 August 2015

Though they may rip you to shreds if you get too close, we can’t help but see these massive polar giants as straight-up cuties when they’re frolicking around colourful fields.

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We’re laughing at these stock photos from the 1970s

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 20 August 2015

We get a good kick out of stock photos around here. And just a few months ago Vince Vaughn got in the stock photo action by supplying us with free-of-charge images for our own personal use. But sorry, Mr. Vaughn, you have met your stock photo match. 

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WTF? Kangaroo waits patiently to cross the road in Australia

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Wednesday 19 August 2015

You’d think being on the national emblem would secure you an escorted red carpet crossing in Australia, but not in Mt. Buller, Victoria. 

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No one knows who took these beautiful photographs! Can you solve the puzzle?

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Wednesday 19 August 2015

Photographer Meagan Abell was rummaging through old photographs at her local op-shop when she stumbled upon a series of negatives. She took them home, scanned them and in her own words, her reaction was simply: ‘holy wow they are beautiful!’.

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Aussie artist revives vintage photos as fantastical works of art

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 19 August 2015

In her series ‘Dancing with Costica’, Australian artist Jane Long revives vintage photographs by transporting the people inside them to fantastical worlds of colour and surrealism.

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Touching portraits of disabled animals and the strength they possess

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Tuesday 18 August 2015

Aussie photographer Alex Cearns can see the beauty in every animal, including those that might not look like your average pet. In her photo series ‘Perfect Imperfection’, Cearns photographs all kinds of beautiful animals that have struggled to overcome cancer, blindness, mange, and abuse at the hand of humans.

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This Instagram will make you obsessed with the beauty of floor patterns

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Monday 17 August 2015

On his Instagram account, ‘@parisianfloors’, photographer Sebastian Erras shows us that you don’t have to look far to see something beautiful. Sometimes all you have to do is look down.

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Lollipops made from the sugar of sodas will make you want to stay away forever

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 14 August 2015

New Zealand-based food photographer Henry Hargreaves knows (as we all do) that sodas have dangerously high sugar content. Not satisfied with just knowing the facts, he wanted to see it for himself. How? By turning various drinks into lollipops.

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