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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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From an aerial perspective, this beach look like abstract art!

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

We knew seaside landscapes were picturesque (art-like, even!) but we never realized they could also look like abstract art. Germany-based photographer Bernhard Lang took to the skies to give us a fresh perspective of what beaches look like in a series called ‘Aerial Views Adria’.

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Things got crazy when this spider photobombed these two girls’ selfie

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 10 September 2014

This is exactly what fear looks like as it wraps its arms around its hapless victims. In a progression of photos below, two girls decided to take a selfie, but unbeknownst to them, a spider lurked just a few inches away. Only upon reviewing their selfie did they realize what lay beside them. Naturally, panic […]

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These beautiful hand-painted photographs are just bursting with colour

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By Chad Verzosa in New Photography on Wednesday 10 September 2014

Just when you think the timeless charm of hand-painted photography has become all too familiar and dull, Shae DeTar‘s take on the age-old practice will entrance you with all the trippy splashes of colour and hypnotic rainbow swirls of her prints. At first glance, some of Shae’s photographs look like they were taken with a Kodak Aerochrome, an infrared film reputed for its purplish hues and intense saturation.

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‘The Little Rascals’ cast reunited for a nostalgic photoshoot to celebrate their 20th anniversary

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 5 September 2014

It’s been 20 years already?! Boy, are we getting old! To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the 1994 film, ‘The Little Rascals’, Los Angeles-based production company ’22 Vision’ reunited the cast for one nostalgic photoshoot. ‘The message behind the shoot is embracing who you are’, Brian Pocrass, 22 Vision’s founder, tells HuffPost Entertainment. ‘Obviously getting […]

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Sydney’s female convicts of the 1920s are just as glam as you hoped

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 4 September 2014

Australia has its fair share of outlaws, but most of the time we only hear about men and the interesting things they got up to. Well, Aussie ladies are now having their time to shine, with a collection of ‘Sydney’s underbelly during the 1920′s’ courtesy of the NSW Police Forensic Archives.

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These captivating photos of smoke were 3 years and 100,000 shots in the making

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By Zolton in New Photography on Thursday 4 September 2014

This series by photographer Thomas Herbrich is staggeringly brilliant. Over a period of three years, he culled his Smoke series down from some 100,000 photographs of beautiful plumes of smoke to just 20 that he was satisfied with, all of which were taken using camera flash speeds of 1/10000 or faster to discover unusual, sometimes […]

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If you turn human faces upside-down, they’ll look like aliens

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 3 September 2014

‘Alienation’ is a series by South Africa-based photographer Anelia Loubser, wherein she takes ordinary dark portraits of people and gives it a simple but strange twist: flipping them upside-down so that they’d look like aliens!

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Touching portraits of heroic dogs who helped on 9/11

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By Rachel Oakley in New Events, New Photography on Wednesday 3 September 2014

We all know that hundreds of firefighters, police officers and ambulance crews helped out on 9/11 to rescue those trapped in the World Trade Center, but rarely do we hear about the heroic rescue dogs of that fateful day. With the help of FEMA, photographer Charlotte Dumas tracked down 15 dogs who worked to find survivors in the rubble of the twin towers, and fittingly named her photo series Retrieved.

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Brutally honest photo series shows the many faces of turmoil in today’s Ukraine

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By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Wednesday 3 September 2014

Conflict and civil war are tearing through The Ukraine, transforming it into a turbulent nation on which the eye of the world is fixed. One photographer has ventured across the country in an attempt to grasp the situation from the point of view of an insider rather than from the external stage of global media.

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These portraits of Playboy Bunnies many years later are a fascinating reflection on age and beauty

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By Lost At E Minor in New Photography on Wednesday 3 September 2014

Photographer Robyn Twomey took these beautiful portraits of former Playboy Bunnies at the Former Playboy Bunny Reunion (yes, there is a such a thing!) in Las Vegas. Of the series, Twomey says: ‘It is the result of my interest in the women of Playboy and where they are now. The tight frame and non-retouched images […]

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This truly unique ultrasound photo shows a baby giving a thumbs up

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 3 September 2014

I guess you could say this pregnancy is going smoothly, especially since the baby himself has given the thumbs up! Reddit user ‘meancloth’ recently posted a photo of his wife’s ultrasound, with the image of their baby boy giving his sign of approval.

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Clouds are equally majestic to look at from space as it is on earth

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 2 September 2014

Since arriving at the International Space Station a few months ago, astronaut and geophysicist Alexander Gerst has captured the beauty of our planet with his camera. Most of his photos are of geometric oil fields, massive craters, and well-lit cities. But the most eye-catching of all are of dense cloud formations that cast thousand mile-long shadows over the landscape.

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Someone is naked in this photo shoot: it’s not the models!

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By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Tuesday 2 September 2014

There’s a serious surplus of nude arty photo-shoots out there. As a result, it’s totally refreshing when a photographer turns the stereotype on its head. Utah-based Trevor Christensenlaunched his series of images entitled Nude Portraits last Monday, and since then it’s taken Reddit by storm.

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Pit bulls in a New York dog home are given a makeover to change stereotypes

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By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Sunday 31 August 2014

Some breeds of dog are unfairly stereotyped, and none more so that the pit bull. We look at a greyhound and think racing, associate a chihuahua with socialites and the west highland terrier with monopoly. None of these associations are negative and, more importantly, unlikely to affect the decision of a potential adopter.

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Female photographer imagines how different her life could have been with dozens of different male partners

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By Feature Shoot in New Photography on Friday 29 August 2014

Who do you want to be? Or, more accurately, who could you have been? Czech photographer Dita Pepe takes these musings quite literally, re-imaging her life in a hundred different scenarios in her series Self Portraits with Men. Pepe’s photographs are disarming in their nonchalant subtly, the artist possessing an uncanny ability to become a seamless member of each family. [This post originally ran on Feature Shoot]

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