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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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This dad wanted to inspire his son who has Down syndrome, so he made him fly in photos

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Monday 20 April 2015

When Utah-based art director and photographer Alan Lawrence found out his son Wil had Down Syndrome, he knew he had to do something. Noticing how Wil would lift his legs and flap his arms whenever he would crawl around, Alan likened it to flying. It would eventually be the inspiration for the series ‘Wil Can Fly’.

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Perfectly-timed photo shows penguins can be terrifying too

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 16 April 2015

This is why penguins live far away from human civilization. While running an ocean acidification experiment near Casey Station in Antarctica, photographer Gordon Trait was able to get this footage of a penguin showing how scary it can be.

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Japanese dad photographs his adorable twins through life’s ups and downs

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 16 April 2015

Here’s a question: Does it get any cuter than a couple of Japanese twins giving the peace sign? Nope. This is the cutest Instagram photo series I’ve seen in a while and it’s all documented by the twins’ father, graphic designer Akira Oozawa.

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Melting popsicle sticks become abstract art through long exposure photos

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 15 April 2015

No one likes melted ice cream, except maybe New Jersey-based photographer Michael Massaia, whose long exposure photos have unexpectedly turned the yummy desserts into mesmerizing abstract art.

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What different sandwiches would look like if they were deconstructed and neatly organized

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 15 April 2015

In a series he recently did for The Daily Share, artist David Schwen deconstructed our favourite sandwiches and laid out their parts in orderly fashion on a vintage lunch tray.

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Guy shaves half his beard, then glues in random objects to make it whole again

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 14 April 2015

If you can’t grow yourself a manly beard, why not just glue one on? That’s what Sao Paolo-based photographer Adrian Alarcon did after he lost half of his. In his series ‘Fifty Fifty Selfie Barber Shop’, Alarcon grew his facial hair out for four months, then shaved half of it, because you know, a full beard is too mainstream nowadays.

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Big, fluffy Angora show bunnies will win your heart over

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 13 April 2015

Does it get any cuter, cuddlier or cooler than these Angora show bunnies? Nope. Photographer Andres Serrano took these adorable photos during the National Angora Show in Palmyra, New York. Yup, they actually have rabbit shows, just like the canine ones.

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Photos from San Francisco’s Hunky Jesus contest will leave you… confused

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 13 April 2015

Every year San Francisco holds the annual Hunky Jesus Contest to find out just who is king of the dudes and messiah of the muscles… or something to that effect.

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Moments after this photo was taken, the lion pounced right towards the photographer

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Saturday 11 April 2015

Photographers sure have guts. Atif Saeed is a nature photographer in Pakistan and had quite the run-in with a lion who really wasn’t in the mood to be photographed that day. While photographing animals at a safari zoo park near Lahore, Saeed came across a beautiful lion he just had to photograph and risk his life for.

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Cute photos of underwater babies encourage parents to teach their kids how to swim

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 10 April 2015

Previously, photographer Seth Casteel made our hearts a flutter with adorable photos of puppies swimming underwater. Now he’s back with a new series that’s got something cuter: babies!

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Can you find Marguerite on the streets of Seattle? (Hint: she’s a Russian nesting doll)

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 9 April 2015

Finding Marguerite is a very unique photo project from David Inden. A few years ago David came across a small Russian nesting doll and decided to name her Marguerite. After moving to Seattle, Inden decided to view his new home through the eyes of Marguerite, so he kept her with him at all times and takes pictures of her in various places in Seattle.

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Huskies looking magical on mirror-like frozen lakes in Russia

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Wednesday 8 April 2015

Fox Grom has won over the world with his majestic photos of Siberian Huskies. This pet owner recently took his two dogs to an enormous frozen lake in Russia and photographed their playtime.

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Dull businessmen jumping next to their daughters is a thing in Japan

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 8 April 2015

Apparently in Japan, boring old businessmen – commonly referred to as ‘Ossan’ – are laughed at by younger generations for their obedience to the status quo. Photographer Yuki Aoyama is trying to change that perception one jump shot at a time.

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R2D2 turns into a butt-kicking machine with body parts of other pop culture characters

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 7 April 2015

In the hands of talented sculptor Katuhisa Yamaguchi, the lovable sidekick droid we know as R2D2 wouldn’t be just a lovable sidekick droid. He’d be the butt-kicking action star. In this photo series, Yamaguchi reimagines R2D2 having the arms and legs of other pop culture characters like He-Man and Metal Gear’s Raiden, enabling him to defend C-3PO from a Stormtrooper.

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Photographer proves that the Eiffel Tower is beautiful, no matter where you see it

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Monday 6 April 2015

Millions of people around the world dream of seeing the Eiffel Tower even just for a day or two. Parisians, on the other hand, get to see it every day – just from different perspectives.

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