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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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Half-underwater photos show the aquatic life hiding beneath the water’s surface

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 10 June 2015

In his series ‘A Parallel Universe’, photographer Matty Smith takes to the water (well, at least half of it), capturing the diverse underwater plant and animal life lurking just beneath the surface.

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Stunning underwater photography captures the magic below the waves

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 8 June 2015

There are photographers who simply point and shoot, but then there are photographers who capture the wonders of the world with such vibrancy, we’re left speechless. Jorge Cervera Hauser is one such talented photographer who takes to the ocean to show us what lies beneath.

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A Haitian interpretation of traditional Tarot cards by Alice Smeets

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Friday 5 June 2015

Belgian photographer Alice Smeets has put a spin on the traditional deck of Tarot cards with her series Ghetto Tarot. The passion and artistry that went into her series is evident.

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Enlightening photo series captures the everyday lives of Tibetan Buddhist monks

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 5 June 2015

Brooklyn-based photographer Colin Miller spent two and a half weeks travelling through remote parts of China’s Sichuan province documenting the mysterious world of Tibetan Buddhist monks.

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The bus stops in Belarus are so beautiful they should be in a museum

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 4 June 2015

Who’d have thought public transportation could also double as public art? In her series ‘It Must Be Beautiful’, photographer Alexandra Soldatova travels around her native country of Belarus, capturing the beautiful images painted on these oft-unattractive public fixtures.

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Photographer documents the growth of his baby bunnies as they grow older

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 4 June 2015

Dhaka, Bangladesh-based photographer Ashraful Arefin has the cutest models around: a family of bunnies. In his latest series, he documents the growth of four baby bunnies from birth to 30 days old.

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Plus-size yoga enthusiast shows us that fitness is for everyone, regardless of body type

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 3 June 2015

27-year-old yogi Jessamyn Stanley isn’t like most of her colleagues. As you can see, she’s not your typical lean, toned yoga enthusiast – but for Stanley and her more than 55,000 Instagram followers, they don’t mind at all!

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Wildlife photographer takes pictures of animals eating from his hand

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Wednesday 3 June 2015

Finnish photographer Konsta Punnka calls himself the ‘squirrel whisperer’ and it’s not hard to see why. This young creative is able to take close-up pictures of squirrels, birds and even foxes, all feeding from his hand.

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Earliest colour images of Japan show what life was like in the 19th century

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 2 June 2015

In 1863, Italian-British war photographer Felice Beato moved to Yokohama, Japan and became one of the first people to ever photograph the mysterious Far East. In the 14 years he lived there, he was able to capture in colour the everyday scenes of Edo-era Japan, from gangs of samurai to a mum taking care of […]

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Photographer imagines how we’ll experience Mars in the future (selfie sticks are involved)

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 1 June 2015

A one-way trip to Mars is just a few years away for some very lucky (or unlucky – depends how you look at it) civilians. In fact, if all goes to plan, Mars One will launch in 2027 and colonize the red planet. But what can we expect from life there? Paris-based photographer Julien Mauve explored this topic with a series of photos depicting life on this curious planet called ‘Greetings from Mars’.

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Eye-opening book documents the sad story of mistreated Spanish hunting dogs

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 29 May 2015

In Spain, more than 30,000 hunting dogs – ones that are deemed too slow, too old, or too expensive to keep – are abandoned or killed each year. London-based photographer Martin Usborne, hopes to make a dent in this cruel tradition through portraits that show these dogs’ plight.

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Vain elephant takes guy’s GoPro and snaps his own ‘elphie’

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 28 May 2015

And they don’t need selfie sticks either. Recently in Koh Phangan, Thailand, tourist Christian LeBlanc was feeding an elephant some bananas when the pachyderm took his GoPro and snapped its own version of a selfie: an ‘Elphie’.

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Aerial photos show London’s intricate and stunning beauty at night

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 28 May 2015

Hovering at 6,000 feet above London, photographer Vincent Laforet was able to capture and share with us the stunning view that only birds (and people on red eye flights) can admire: the historic city teeming with bright lights and activity at night.

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Miniature figures perfectly capture how it feels like working in an ad agency

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 27 May 2015

Columbus, Ohio-based brand strategist Derrick Lin has an ongoing Instagram project that shows us what it’s like to go through hell work at an ad agency.

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This is what the bottom of an iceberg really looks like

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Wednesday 27 May 2015

San Francisco-based photographer Alex Cornell recently ventured to Antarctica and took all the usual photos, except a few. And those few have got us with our mouths open in amazement. Folks, this is what the underside of an iceberg looks like.

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