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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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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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Guy loses bet, now his head hilariously looks like a pineapple

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

You just know you have a bad hair day when it looks like a fruit. When 20-year-old Hansel Qiu made a bet with his cousin, he did not expect he would end up with a head that looks like a pineapple.

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Famous Instagram photographer follows his girlfriend all the way to the altar

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

Since 2012, Russian photographer Murad Osmann has been following his girlfriend Natalia Zakharova around the world and posting Instagram photos of her leading him by hand. They’ve been to many amazing places, but probably not as amazing as the one they’ve recently been to: the altar.

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Portraits of New Zealand’s Mongrel Mob

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Wednesday 10 June 2015

You might’ve heard of the biggest mob in New Zealand – the Mighty Mongrel Mob. The name for this notorious gang came from the comments of a judge in the Hasting’s Magistrate’s Court, who referred to the men in front of him as ‘mongrels’. That was in the 1960s. Since then, the gang has spread all over New Zealand with a reputation for violence and organized crime.

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

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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

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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

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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

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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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