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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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Winners of the best aerial photo competition by Dronestagram and Nat Geo

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Tuesday 4 August 2015

More than 5,000 entries were submitted for this year’s Drone Aerial Photography Contest, and the winners were finally announced. The competition was judged on creativity and photographic quality, with the winners displaying all this and more.

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Exquisite photographs of the wild horses across North America

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 3 August 2015

Troy Moth has a profound respect and understanding of horses few can match. This 29-year-old drives all over North America searching out wild (and sometimes domesticated) horses for that perfect photograph.

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Water droplets in these macro photos turn the ordinary into the extraordinary

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 30 July 2015

We’ve seen beautiful and impressive macro photography over the years, but what we’ve never seen are water droplets undergoing ‘a phenomenal metamorphosis’.

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Photo series parodies American Beauty to show that all body types are beautiful

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 30 July 2015

Wanting to change the way we perceive beauty, photographer Carey Fruth has created a series that imagines women of different body types as the muses of a sexual dream.

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Fall in love with penguins all over again with these sensational pictures by Paul Nicklen

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 27 July 2015

Who knows how he does it, but photographer Paul Nicklen knows just how to snap sensational photos. This Canadian-born Arctic ecosystem specialist and marine biologist has a love of nature that truly stands out in his photography and makes you want to visit the Arctic at once!

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Costumed characters get a more human look in this cool photo series

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 23 July 2015

On any given day, Hollywood Boulevard is packed full of tourists wandering up and down the area taking selfies and photographs of anything that looks mildly interesting. Making sure that neighbourhood is as glitzy as ever are the costumed characters – the people who dress up as iconic movie and cartoon characters for people to take photos with.

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The stunning night skies of rural Greece captured by a 22-year-old photographer

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 23 July 2015

For those of us who live in big cities, it’s difficult to see the beauty of the skies every night due to tall buildings and smog (sigh). But nevermind – Konstantinos Vasilakakos is here to show us all what we’re missing with his intense photography and time-lapse video of the Milky Way.

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Dad makes good use of his mugs, turns his kids into superheroes

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

Comic book enthusiast and cool dad Lance Curran turns his kids into superheroes during breakfast using not magic nor high-tech weaponry, but something simpler: his mug collection.

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Have you met Stephen King’s ‘Thing of Evil’?

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Tuesday 21 July 2015

Horror novelist Stephen King has once again introduced the world to a ‘Thing of Evil’. And no, it’s not a character in his latest novel.

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Here’s what World War II planes now look like in their underwater graves

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

While you’d expect to find sunken ships at the bottom of the sea, Wisconsin-based Coastguard captain Brandi Mueller gives us a glimpse of an uncommon underwater inhabitant: perfectly-intact WWII airplanes.

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Courageous crow catches a quick ride on a bald eagle in Washington

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 20 July 2015

Crows never cease to amaze us with their intelligence. Just recently photographer Phoo Chan captured an incredible image of a crow taking a rest aboard a bald eagle in Seabeck, Washington. And both birds lived to tell the tale!

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Designer matches everything she sees with the colours of the pantone swatch

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Saturday 18 July 2015

In her Tumblr project ‘Tiny PMS Matching’, Texas-based graphic designer Inka Mathew matches everyday objects she finds amusing with their respective colours in their Pantone Matching System (PMS).

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Perpetual third wheeler documents his life… as the third wheel

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Friday 17 July 2015

So you know how being a third wheel is really fun? Oh wait, it’s NOT. That’s why Imgur user earthyhillgivens has documented the plight of the third wheel with an hilarious photo series that shows him tagging along with a couple for not one, not two, but three whole years.

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Interview with Aussie photographer Julian Schulz about his beautiful images

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Wednesday 15 July 2015

Some people just have talent for taking good pictures. You can’t really put your finger on what makes their work so special, but there’s something extraordinary about every image. Aussie photographer Julian Schulz is one of those photographers.

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Yes! A land exists where horses are BFFs with penguins

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 13 July 2015

At the Cape Pembrokeshire Nature Reserve in the Falkland Islands, a very unlikely friendship has occurred between a herd of horses and a lost penguin.

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