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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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Artist imagines what it would be like for security cameras to hang out together

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 2 July 2015

Have you ever noticed how surveillance cameras are always alone? There’s a good reason for that. Prague-based artist Jakub Geltner shows us how disturbing it can get if these devices hung out together, just like a flock or a herd.

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New inspirational photographs from famed photog Marcin Ryczek

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 2 July 2015

Back in 2013 we (along with everyone on the Internet) fell in love with Marcin Ryczek’s beautiful photo, ‘A Man Feeding Swans in the Snow’. Now the talented Polish photographer is back with a new photo series called ‘Symbols’, and again, we are just as enthralled with this work as last time.

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Photographer and food stylist recreate The Shining with just food

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 26 June 2015

All work and no cupcakes makes Jack a dull boy. Photographer Davide Luciano and food stylist Claudia Ficca have collaborated once again to come up with a gastronomic series that will not only make you hungry, but will also make you tremble in fear.

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Finnish artist tells stories through stunning underwater photography

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By Marlena Bontas in New Photography on Thursday 25 June 2015

Susanna Majuri, a Helsinki-based photographer, shoots her subjects at the bottom of a pool to create a dream-world that incites the mind. The background of her images is made of waxed canvas depicting beautiful scenes from nature.

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Luhu the tabby cat has a face that looks sad all the time

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 25 June 2015

Meet Luhu, the saddest cat in the world. As you can see, her drooping brow makes it look like she’s permanently down in the dumps.

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Mashups of small and big objects give us fresh perspectives on things

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 24 June 2015

In his series ‘Combo Photos’, Stephen McMennamy juxtaposes small objects with much larger ones, creating unexpected but fun images that show the beauty of intense contrast.

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If Star Wars spaceships crash landed in our cities

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Monday 22 June 2015

Looks like you won’t have to look for a galaxy far, far away to find the Millennium Falcon. Paris-based photographer and graphic designer Nicolas Amiard imagines what it would be like if Star Wars took place on Earth.

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Beautiful photographs of disappearing tribes and indigenous people from around the world

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Friday 19 June 2015

Over three years, photographer Jimmy Nelson travelled the world, ‘visiting more than 35 groups, tribes and people of indigenous cultures’ to create his incredible photo series, Before They Pass Away.

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The beautiful, breathtaking colours of Victoria’s Benalla by Rene Martens

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 18 June 2015

We’ve shown you beautiful shots of Australian landscapes before but these photos take the cake! Shot by Australia-based photographer Rene Martens in Victoria’s north-eastern region (Benalla, to be exact), this is where you’ll find some of the country’s most incredible surroundings.

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Beautiful window photography from a photographer’s travels around Europe

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 18 June 2015

If you’ve travelled a little bit, you’ll notice how architecture changes with each country – sometimes just by different regions within the same country. Portuguese photographer Andre Vicente Goncalves have travelled a far bit in his time and taken photographs of the sights – but especially of the windows of different buildings as seen in his photo series, Windows of the World.

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Gorgeous double rainbow proves that everything is beautiful in Sydney

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 18 June 2015

In Sydney today, something highly Instagrammable happened. Just after the rains stopped pouring and the sun began to set over the horizon, residents saw not only one, but two rainbows adorning the evening sky. [Photo by Rob Norman of Knack Studios]

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Rare photos of a teenage Manny Pacquiao training back in 1995

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Tuesday 16 June 2015

Before he became one of the greatest boxers of our generation, Manny Pacquiao was already training like a pro in his native Philippines.

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Stunning photographs from the heart of the Australian Outback

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 15 June 2015

While the majority of Australians live by the coast (or a quick drive away), there are those Aussies who tough it out in the Outback away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Freelance photographer Andrew Quilty ventured into one outback town – McKinlay – to document the isolation of the place, but also the beauty that comes with a land that has stayed untouched for years.

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Photographer explores an abandoned fishing village in China and shows us the beauty of Mother Nature

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Friday 12 June 2015

Welcome to a picturesque village in China’s Shengsi islands, population zero. This place nestled by the mouth of the Yangtze River used to be a thriving fishing village, but over time residents abandoned the area and Mother Nature took over.

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Photo series questions the effects of watching too much TV

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 11 June 2015

You’ve probably heard your parents tell you that if you watch too much TV close to the television set, your eyes will turn square. And you’ve probably heard the old TV being called the ‘Idiot Box’ now and again. They don’t call it an idiot box for nothing – toddlers who constantly have a TV on in the background struggled with reading other people and understand them.

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