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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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NYC sidewalks are turned into stage sets using only discarded furniture

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 23 December 2014

I guess you could say that one man’s trash is another man’s temporary stage set. In the past 6 months, photographer Justin Bettman and stylist Gozde Eker have been working together, collecting discarded furniture and household items found in the streets of New York. They then arrange these unwanted finds into elaborate, ephemeral stage sets in a series called ‘Set in the Street’.

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Pin-up models drenched in paint look like famous superheroines

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 19 December 2014

Last year, London-based photographer Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz amazed us all after he came up with a series about naked pin-up girls wearing nothing but splashes of milk. Now he’s back with something more… super.

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Another woman poses with a monkey, another photo goes viral

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Friday 19 December 2014

The trouble with taking selfies with monkeys is that… you’re taking a selfie with a monkey. A tourist on holiday in Bali has given us all a good laugh when she decided to capture a cute moment with a monkey on camera. The selfie started out as any selfie does-both are smiling wide and in good spirits.

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Photographer takes NASA’s gorgeous satellite photos and turns them into iphone wallpapers

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Monday 15 December 2014

Brazilian photographer Joao Paulo Bernandes has always been fascinated with satellite imagery and topographic maps, so much so that he even used them as his phone’s wallpaper. Aerial Wallpapers is a Tumblr that turns the most stunning images from NASA and Airbus Defence and Space into iPhone wallpapers. Some of the photos in his collection include […]

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Photographer gets to know random strangers by having them wear a tiger suit

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Monday 15 December 2014

If a random guy walked up to you and asked if you could put on a tiger suit so he could take pictures, would you do it? It sounds comical, but that’s what photographer Adam Rabinowitz’s ongoing series ‘Tiger Suit’ is all about, to bring out the ridiculous side of people.

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The scale and beauty of these animals’ mass migration will stop you in your tracks

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Photography on Sunday 14 December 2014

While we are talking about mass movement in migration here, these awesome pics will literally stop you in your tracks. And it’s not surprising when you think it’s thousands and thousands of each animal type we’re talking about. Be it for the changing of seasons, the foraging of food or the reproduction of their young, […]

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One photographer captures a forgotten brain collection at the University of Texas

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 11 December 2014

It was while on assignment photographing for Scientific American at the University of Texas that Adam Voorhes discovered a forgotten collection of 100 brains, all preserved in jars of formaldehyde. After his discovery, Voorhes soon became obsessed with documenting them ‘to reveal their oddities, textures, and otherworldly essence’. Over three days, Voorhess and two others […]

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This Santa has 94% of his body covered in tattoos (some of them Christmas tattoos!)

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 11 December 2014

Never judge a book by its cover, especially when that cover is inked from head to toe! Meet Vitor Martins, a resident of Sao Caetano do Sul near Sao Paulo, Brazil. He’s covered in tattoos-in fact 94% of his body is inked-with a mix match of designs covering his body up to his neck. Peace signs, famous faces, and even Santa Claus are tatted onto this man.

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Owl escapes falcons by hiding in the water, also does a majestic butterfly stroke

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 11 December 2014

Well, there’s something you don’t see every day. Photographer and bird watcher Steve Spitzer was out one morning along the Loyola Park Beach in Chicago when he spotted something peculiar: an owl swimming across Lake Michigan.

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A gift for your parents? How about recreating photos of yourself taken when you were itsy bitsy

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Photography on Wednesday 10 December 2014

Lead your parents down memory lane by selecting some childhood pictures of you and your siblings and re-enacting them as adults. No cheating. Be as accurate as possible in the replication, from the hairstyles to the clothes, the poses and physical landscape. A pair of brothers even used food colouring to turn their present bathroom […]

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This is the 55-year-old model who caused much grieve to her much younger competition in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Photography on Wednesday 10 December 2014

There will be a bunch of happier models hired for the next Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue cos they know their shine will not be eclipsed by another when it hits the stands. Especially if that model is 55 years old. Which was what the current batch had to endure when they had to contend with Barbie this year.

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A photo series that juxtaposes dogs with famous authors

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 9 December 2014

About a year ago, Italian photographer Dan Bannino adopted a shelter dog named Rothko. It was through Rothko that he realized how many dogs around the world suffered from deplorable living conditions. The series ‘Poetic Dogs’, which juxtaposes dogs with famous writers, is Bannino’s way of giving these homeless and neglected animals a voice.

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This history professor takes pictures mixing reel with real that will make your eyes pop

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Photography on Monday 8 December 2014

Francois Dourlen is a professor of history whose hobby in photography stretches nothing but the truth, especially when compared with the plenitude of facts he faces in his daily working life. His funny montaging of a picture within another began when he replaced a statue of Napoleon in Cherbourg with a picture of My Little Pony in his phone and took a picture.

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Photographer invents new landscape astrophotography capturing the Milky Way

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in New Photography on Friday 5 December 2014

Ben Coffman is a landscape photographer based out of Portland, Oregon, but Ben isn’t just any landscape photographer. He is unique in his craft, specializing in what he calls ‘landscape astrophotography’. Featuring the Milky Way at night, Ben’s photography allows us to appreciate the great outdoors in a light. His work his truly awe-inspiring, showing […]

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Reuters 2014 Pictures of the Year reveal an emotional 12 months

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Friday 5 December 2014

Reuters has just released their photographic highlights for 2014. Picture editors chose key images from the year and asked each photographer to tell the story behind the picture in the field of news, sport, and entertainment coverage.

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