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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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The mouth gets a well-deserved close up in this photo series

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 4 August 2014

Some say the eyes are the window to the soul, but looking at Dimitra Williams’ Human Mouth series, you might think otherwise. Taking inspiration from her favourite photographers (Robert Mapplethorpe, Gary Winogrand, Peter Yang, and Laura Domela to name a few), Williams has created a unique and eye-catching collection of photos that touch on the differences of humans, yet their similarities.

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Canon Shine Photography Contest: we interviewed the winner

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Friday 1 August 2014

This year Canon asked Australian photographers, amateur and professional alike, to submit images that focused on what they were passionate about. The idea was that a truly poignant image can really change the way people think and talk about a problem.

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Heartwarming photography of orphaned boys with their adopted dogs

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Friday 1 August 2014

Robindra Boys is a project of photographer Sam Edmonds that captures young street children living in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Each young child in these photos is an orphan, having lost his parents or been separated from them, and taking up residence in a park called Robindra Shorbod. In this part of Dhaka, these orphaned boys sell recyclable plastic containers for food, which they share with their loyal canine friends.

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17 year-old Kiwi boy wins Instagram fame by dressing up as various female celebrities

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Photography on Friday 1 August 2014

How do you amass 1.5 million Instagram followers in the snap of a finger? Simple: follow the lead of 17-year-old Kiwi, Martin, who has created a massive online buzz for his regular uploads of him dressed as various female celebrities and film characters. His characterization is flawless, as is his burgeoning entrepreneurial spirit.

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Husband became the hilarious subject of a maternity photoshoot after his wife refused to be part of it

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 31 July 2014

A man’s gotta do what a man’s gotta do. Saddened by his pregnant wife’s decision to not take maternity photos, this guy decided to push through with it by himself! So he hired a photographer and pretended his big beer belly actually contained a baby. He then went about striking all the stereotypical maternity poses […]

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These pin-up girls made from cabbages will unexpectedly turn you on

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 31 July 2014

You may not like eating vegetables, but how about lovingly gazing at them all day long like some pubescent teenage boy? Chinese photographer and artist Ju Duoqi has been playing with vegetables since 2006. That is, playing with them in an artistic way. In 2008, she came out with ‘The Vegetable Museum’, a series of […]

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People having toothaches while posing for photos

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Thursday 31 July 2014

It may be that smiling too broadly for the camera hurts your gums. Or that the Japanese are simply showing the world a new way of making their face look slimmer. Hey, if the camera is going to add ten pounds to you, why not hide these ten pounds with your palm magically obscuring part […]

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These pimped-up dogs show us their changing role in today’s society

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 31 July 2014

French photographer Sophie Gamand (who we’ve featured before) laments on the evolving role of man’s best friend in the series ‘Watchdogs’.

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Arresting street snapshots of San Franciscans

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Wednesday 30 July 2014

On his website, Troy Holden describes himself as ‘Snapshot photographer from San Francisco, California’: brief, to the point, and exacting in what he does well. He documents mostly the people of the city in candid, yet elegant shots, in stark black and white. According to a post about his work on Konbini, he’ll literally walk […]

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We found him: The Iceberg that looks like Batman

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 29 July 2014

Mr. Freeze would have found this really cool. Software engineer and avid iceberg spotter, Mike Parsons, unknowingly captured this photo of what looks like a Batman iceberg off the Little Bay Islands in Newfoundland. He posted the photo on Facebook and thought nothing of it.

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Love selfies and toast? Make a selfie toast and get everyone to eat your face out

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Tuesday 29 July 2014

Selfies. They just get deeper and deeper. Ridiculous selfie stick aside, you can now print a selfie of yourself onto a piece of toast. At least, this hellish invention by Vermont Toaster lets you do that.

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This is a rare photo of Mt. Fuji’s shadow

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 29 July 2014

Due to low hanging clouds and fog, the view atop Mt. Fuji is usually blocked, hindering climbers from experiencing the majestic sights surrounding the iconic mountain. But sometime in 2012, during his 4th attempt, photographer ‘Kris J B’ captured this rare shot of Mt. Fuji’s near-perfect triangle shadow draped over the landscape below.

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Sequined spiders are a real thing, and here’s the proof!

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Tuesday 29 July 2014

So you’re probably thinking that these are intricate artworks created by some unfathomably talented artist. Well you’re wrong, the only artist here is MOTHER NATURE! These impossible-seeming spiders are indeed real living creatures, known as mirrored or sequined spiders. The most common species in Australia is the Australian stained-glass mirror spider, or Thwaitesia argentiopunctata. The […]

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The majestic and billowing icebergs of Antarctica

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Monday 28 July 2014

Martin Bailey, who is based in Tokyo but works across all seven continents, is the nature photographer behind these statuesque shots of Antarctica icebergs. These are so, so beautiful we wish Antarctica was more accessible to us.

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Finally, a donut camera you can use for all your Instagram shots

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Saturday 26 July 2014

Life is too short not to shoot pictures with a donut, right? This donut cam comes with a hole in the middle that appears to act as a viewfinder of some sort, while the lightweight camera (just 62g), coated with faux sugar or chocolate on one side, and five Instagram-like color filters within, promises to […]

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