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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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Take a look at these X-rays of women in corsets. Ouch!

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in New Fashion, New Photography on Friday 30 January 2015

While corsets are strangely beautiful, they can’t help but make us wince in pain. These stunning X-rays are images from Doctor O’Followell’s Le Corset (The Corset), a book written in 1908. Even though most believe these corset X-rays are very much real, there is still some debate. Some think they could potentially be X-rays of […]

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Photos from one of the world’s most expensive photographers (and yes, they’re worth every penny)

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 29 January 2015

For us amateur photographers, Andreas Gursky is our hero. This prolific German photographer has made a name for himself in the photographic world, featuring his work everywhere from The Museum of Modern Art in New York to the National Museum of Art in Osaka, Japan.

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It’s hard to tell what these everyday items are when seen up close

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 29 January 2015

To the naked eye, everyday items appear like what they’ve always been: ordinary. But what we don’t know – or what we don’t see, rather – are the beautiful worlds that lie hidden in plain sight. In his series ‘Amazing Worlds Within Our World’, artist Pyanek reveals these hidden details using a Canon T3i (600D/Kiss […]

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Old slides from 1912 show us basic theatre etiquette during the time of silent movies

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 27 January 2015

Apparently, moviegoers in 1912 can clap with body parts that aren’t their hands. These slides obtained from the Library of Congress show theatre etiquette during the early years of cinema. They reveal the differences and similarities between theatres then and now.

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Divers get caught in a whale’s poopnado, says it feels like swimming in chocolate milk

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 27 January 2015

Canadian photographer Keri Wilk and four others were diving off the coast of Dominica back in March 2014 when they encountered a sperm whale. It was majestic in size and shape, a massive creature gliding effortlessly through the water. It was everything they ever hoped to see on their trip. That is, until s**t hit the fan – or should I say, s**t hit them.

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If Disney princesses were Indian brides, this is how beautiful they’d look like

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Monday 26 January 2015

While Disney-themed weddings are quickly becoming popular nowadays, trying to pull the concept off in a traditional Indian wedding continues to be a challenge. South Asian couture bridal gallery, ‘Wellgroomed Designs’, just solved that challenge with these beautiful Disney-inspired dresses that make use of saris and thousands of jewelry.

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Salt flats are the stuff of dreams

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By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Friday 23 January 2015

Who knew the salt flats of Salt Lake City, Utah, could be so beautiful? Julieanne Kost did. The photographer, who is also the principal digital imaging evangelist for Adobe Systems, captured these amazing aerial shots of salt flats near Salt Lake City, and the dream-like textures really make us swoon.

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Amusing photo series shows us what artworks see all day and night

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 23 January 2015

While paintings and sculptures are the center of attraction in any museum, it appears that their lives (if they had lives) are not as glamorous as we thought they’d be. In his series ‘What They See’, filmmaker and artist Masashi Kawamura went to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City and took pictures […]

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Photo series reveals how fruits and veggies turn into skateboards when no one’s looking

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 22 January 2015

I’ve heard of people playing with their food, but food playing by themselves? In his photo series ‘Skitchen’, a play between the words ‘skate’ and ‘kitchen’, Paris-based artist Benoit Jammes imagines the secret lives of fruits and vegetables when no one is around. Apparently, they all turn into pro skateboarders. After attaching miniature wheels to […]

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Hand models get their headshots taken and all is exposed!

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Tuesday 20 January 2015

Those beautiful hands you see in commercials? Well, they probably don’t belong to that face in the commercial. That would be the work of a hand model. Not all hand models are creepy, either (like this woman). In fact, they’re quite interesting with fascinating backstories. Some come from a ‘line of hand models’ (who knew?), while others (women, even) stands in for little boys’ hands. A book detailing all of this is Head Shots of Hand Models, designed by M.G.T. Studio.

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Dancer dances through clouds of powder that look frozen in time!

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in New Photography on Tuesday 20 January 2015

Belgian photographer Jeffrey Vanhoutte collaborated with Norvell Jefferson to create this beautiful marketing campaign. Set to promote FrieslandCampina Kievit’s new creamers, this imagery and concept will definitely make you want to buy their product.

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The selfies of this skeleton teach us how to live the life!

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Photography on Saturday 17 January 2015

We have enough of human, animal, even crazy statue-in-museum selfies, thank you very much! But a skeleton selfie? Bring it on! Meet Skellie, a female skeleton created by social media manager Dana Herlihey. Skellie used to be Herlihey’s Halloween skeleton that she pranked on her co-workers before she decided to give Skellie an image overhaul and an active social life on Instagram.

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Gemstones are put under the microscope in this beautiful photo series

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Friday 16 January 2015

Danny Sanchez is a Los Angeles-based gemologist and photographer, snapping pictures of gemstones under a microscope. It’s called photomicrography and Sanchez is able to achieve such beautiful results with a few tools he bought from Craigslist and eBay. While every gem is precious, not every one of them has the beauty Sanchez is looking for, for his photo series.

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This guy creates the best Facebook profile pictures ever!

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in New Photography on Wednesday 14 January 2015

Everyone knows how important your Facebook profile picture is. It’s the first thing people see next to your name. And, we all know how important first impressions are. Well, this guy takes his profile picture maybe a bit more seriously than the rest of us. He goes above and beyond the normal edited selfie.

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Up-close shots of warheads reveal how devastating war really is

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Wednesday 14 January 2015

If you’ve ever felt removed from the atrocities of war, you’re not alone. Photographer Justin Fantl also felt that way: ‘I feel very removed from the atrocities that are ongoing worldwide. I think that previous generations were more conscious of how war affects society on a personal and more general social level, and we are so […]

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