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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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Video game screenshots juxtapose the Paris of today and of the French revolution

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 3 December 2014

Thanks to technology, we get to compare modern-day Paris with photos of itself from the French Revolution, a time where photography hasn’t been invented yet! In his series ‘Then & Now’, gaming enthusiast Damien Hypolite went around 1790s Paris in the video game Assassin’s Creed Unity and took screenshots of iconic places. He then biked around the city – the real one – holding up the photos to stage a meeting between past and present.

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Photo series shows the otherworldly views of Hong Kong’s architecture

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 2 December 2014

With little space to accommodate seven million people, Hong Kong’s homes had nowhere to go but up. As a result, the cityscape is a truly unique sight composed of towering skyscrapers, cramped housing developments, crisscrossing laundry lines, and countless apartment windows.

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This photographer captures unusual situations of everyday life

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 1 December 2014

Think back to the weirdest moment in your life. Don’t you wish you had taken a photo of it? Well, depending on how weird it was, you’re probably kicking yourself that you didn’t snap a picture and post it on social media. Now, may that be a lesson for next time-always have your camera ready.

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Age is just a number for these wrestling grandmas!

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Friday 28 November 2014

You’ve probably heard someone say ‘I’m too old for that’ or ‘I can’t do that, I’m too old’. Well, you know what? Age is just a number and it’s quite evident in the extraordinary photography of Dean Bradshaw.

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Canon is out with a new camera and the photos people are taking with it are amazing

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By Nicole Hughes in New Photography on Tuesday 25 November 2014

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We’re in awe of the highly anticipated new Canon EOS 5D Mark III. With supercharged EOS performance and stunning full frame, high-resolution image capture, the EOS 5D Mark III is certainly designed to perform. The EOS 5D Mark III is ideal for shooting weddings in the studio or out in the field, and even better for still photography.

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Little girls do their mothers’ makeup in powerful series about beauty standards

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Monday 24 November 2014

How should makeup really be done? Is there a universally correct way to do it? Should it be based on what society perceives as beautiful, or should it be up to the person wearing it? In the series ‘#DaughterDoesMyMakeup’, photographer Elly Heise challenges our notion of beauty by letting a group of little girls do […]

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Photographer documents hidden corners in everyday life

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 21 November 2014

Russian photographer Zhenya Aerohockey sees the extraordinary in the ordinary. While most people would only see a building, or leftover pizza, or a desk, he sees corners. Yes, corners. In his series ‘Catching Corners’, Zhenya trains his imagination to find the hidden corners in everyday life. Some are easy to find, like the corners of […]

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Photographer reveals the beautiful and complex inner workings of old calculators

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 21 November 2014

In his series ‘Low Tech’, San Francisco-based photographer Kevin Twomey strips bare antique calculators to reveal the beauty and complexity of their mechanical inner workings. Originally, Twomey wanted to photograph mid-20th century calculators alongside modern ones for comparison. He found the latter visually boring, so he decided to focus on the older ones with cases instead.

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A series that shows the lives of people behind the military uniform

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 20 November 2014

Behind every military uniform lies a unique individual capable of surpassing the stereotypical army tough guy mold, and photographer Devin Mitchell communicates this best through his series ‘The Soldier Art Project’. In his series, Mitchell shows two sides of the same coin, or person rather: one is their military persona, and the other, their real-life identity.

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Russian miner spends his spare time taking photos of adorable foxes living in the Arctic Circle

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 19 November 2014

Deep in the cold, hostile environment of Russia’s north-eastern Chukotka region, you’d never expect to find one of nature’s most heart-warming creatures. Russian mining engineer Ivan Kislov hikes to inaccessible places or joins walking tours during long breaks from work in order to unwind.

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Photographer creates potato head wedding to explain his job to his kid

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 18 November 2014

Now that’s what you call a star-studded wedding, or should I say ‘star-spudded’? Leeds-based wedding photographer Chris Thornton recently staged a renewal of vows between Mr and Mrs Potato Head to help his son, Cole, understand what he does for a living.

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Heroes and villains get a fancy makeover with Elizabethan costumes

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 18 November 2014

French photographer Sacha Goldberg is at it again, putting his own spin on superhero pop culture. Previously, he turned his then-91-year-old grandmother into a superhero. Recently, he’s re-imagined the costumes of our favorite characters as if they were living in the Elizabethan era.

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This photographer has a strange idea of a woman’s beauty

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By Andrea Fasoli in New Photography on Monday 17 November 2014

Argentinean photographer Santiago Carrera has been photographing women for many years. His new series, Absences III, contradicts the basic definition of the word portrait. Carrera thoroughly planned these scenes: from hiring a professional hairdresser, directing the hand postures, to searching or even creating his own backgrounds. His faceless women eliminate any personalization of facial features, […]

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Photos of dogs floating in mid-air will make your day

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 14 November 2014

In ‘Freestyle Series’, German photographer Julia Christe captures the bewildered/anxious/aloof expressions of different dogs as they jump for an object outside of the frame. Each dog’s mid-air photograph will put a smile on your face as their fur, tail, legs, and ears go flying off in the most awkward ways possible. No dogs were hurt […]

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There’s something not quite right about these photoshopped faces

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 13 November 2014

German photographer Thorsten Schmidtkord has taken a different approach to the portrait with his photo series, Head on top. Proving his photoshopping skills are up to par, Schmidtkord transforms the lower half of each person’s face into a forehead.

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