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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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Powerful photos of people shortly before and directly after their death

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By Feature Shoot in New Photography on Friday 26 September 2014

Photographer Walter Schels was terrified of death, so much so he refused to see his mother after she passed away. Upon entering his 70s, Schels finally decided to overcome his fear through a bold, bizarre project – photographing individuals before and directly after their death. [This post originally ran on Feature Shoot]

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These fun, saturated photos will make you wish Summer wasn’t over yet

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By Chad Verzosa in New Photography on Thursday 25 September 2014

If you find yourself rather bummed out that summer’s over, Ryan Tatar has some pictures to help you satiate your cravings for sun, surf, and sand- even if you’re stuck in your office cubicle. Almost all of Ryan Tatar’s photographs feel like they were taken on a lazy summer afternoon; there’s no thinking involved, just fleeting emotions of bliss and nostalgia.

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A group of mates staged this photoshoot after getting fed up with the amount of potholes on their local roads

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By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Thursday 25 September 2014

We’ve all had that horrible lurching feeling when our tyre, wheel or foot lands in a pothole and we’re thrown off balance with a crunch. Potholes are blight on society and a constant source of angst between road-users and council, apparently nowhere more so than in Lithuania.

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Celebrities crying will kinda make your celebrity-hating self happy

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Tuesday 23 September 2014

Celebrities cry. And they cry a lot. Movies are constantly bombarded with movie stars crying into their hands, onto shoulders, and in Nicolas Cage’s case, crying all the way to the bank with his stellar performance in Vampire’s Kiss. Samantha Taylor-Johnson has compiled photos of celebrities doing what celebrities do best: crying. From heroic crying to […]

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Incredible photography from the annual Visa pour l’image photojournalism festival

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 22 September 2014

The international festival of photojournalism-Visa pour l’Image-just took place in Perpignan, France. This festival exhibited the work of 3,000 photojournalists, showing their photographs through 26 different exhibitions across the city. All images in the running for prizes were captured over the years and feature images that touch on the heartbreaking news, as well as the more celebratory stories around the world.

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Stunning pictures taken by animals equipped with cameras

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By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Monday 22 September 2014

Photographer Chris Keeney usually calls the shots for his images, but for his PetCam project, he took the unusual route of relegating the work of documenting everyday life according to 20 four-legged animals instead.

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Her fiance died 52 days out from their wedding, so this brave woman did a beautiful photoshoot in his honour

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By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Saturday 20 September 2014

In a sombre spin on the typical viral wedding-shoot post, this photographer documented one woman’s approach to dealing with the loss of her fiancé. Earlier this year bride-to-be Janine suffered a terrible blow when her fiancé Johnny passed away only 52 days before their wedding day. In an inspirational effort to cope with her loss and move forward with her life, Janine decided to contact a wedding photographer despite the fact that her special day had been taken away.

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Photographer Li Hui takes you into a Dream World with her surreal photographs

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By Chad Verzosa in New Photography on Saturday 20 September 2014

Welcome to the Dream World of Li Hui, an imaginative oneironaut who likes to journey deep into the dream realm with her camera to return with surreal images that are totally out of this world.

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Rare photos of Audrey Hepburn give us a sneak peek into her charming life

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Saturday 20 September 2014

While Audrey Hepburn lived most of her adult life in the public eye, this film icon of Hollywood’s Golden Age was able to keep a few secret snapshots of herself out of the media (which you can take a look at below!). Hepburn didn’t plan on becoming a famous movie star.

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Photographer takes unassuming tree patterns and turns them into faces

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

What we might just brush off as typical patterns on a tree, Italian photographer Elido Turco sees hidden faces of organic creatures waiting to be discovered. After taking a photo of a tree’s natural texture, Turco mirrors the image using photo editing techniques to form faces that look like they’re about to say, ‘I am […]

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This photographer has found a novel approach to explore the Scottish vote for independence

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By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Friday 19 September 2014

This week is a crucial period for Scotland, as votes are collected and the final decision made public as to whether they will choose to end three centuries of union with England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The crucial referendum is held 700 years after the Battle of Bannockburn during which Robert the Bruce led Scottish forces to defeat the army of the English king Edward II. For those of you shady on your history, that’s the final scene from the movie Braveheart.

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We are quivering in the face of this cat’s deathstare

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By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Friday 19 September 2014

There’s not a lot we can tell you about this photograph… but then again, what do you need to know? Never before has any creature been able to imbue so much scorn, distaste and hatred into a glare as this cat. It’s almost as if he (she?) is daring the driver to move the car. Perhaps all puss wants is to come along for a ride, who knows.

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This adorable bull terrier is a supermodel in the making!

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 16 September 2014

I’m telling you, this dog has the look to become America’s next top model – even his name is all about fashion! Jimmy Choo, a bull terrier, is quickly becoming an Instagram star, thanks to his owner who casts him in some imaginative photoshoots.

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This photographer captures rockers before and after they go on stage

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By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Saturday 13 September 2014

Let’s face it, musicians are pretty cool. Whether they’re sophisticated types with classical instruments and nimble fingers or rock’n’roll sensations with tattoos and sunglasses, it seems that a career in performance music lends people a certain cool-ness.

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This dad got a nasty surprise when he did a photoshoot with his baby

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 12 September 2014

This baby is just four days old and he’s already famous, albeit for a slightly embarrassing reason! Newly-born baby Ted was in the middle of a family photoshoot with his dad, Al Ferguson, when something unexpected happened: he pooped all over his old man’s arm!

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