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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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Did you ever think waves could be so beautiful?

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By Niki Chris in New Photography on Wednesday 13 May 2015

Hawaii is a well known paradise for surfers, who gather there from all corners of the Earth for a chance to ride the most magnificent waves the ocean has to offer.

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Different playground experiences from all over the world

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Tuesday 12 May 2015

Last year we introduced you to James Mollison’s Where Children Sleep series which showed us the many different environments kids lay their heads down at night. Now the photographer is back with a new series that shows where children play.

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Just a bunch of dogs waiting for their owners at polling stations on election day

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 11 May 2015

While Brits took to the polls to submit their vote on election day this past week, a new hashtag started to emerge on Twitter: #dogsatpollingstations. Yup, what’s more interesting that voting for the next PM? These photos of dogs waiting for their owners outside polling stations.

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Photographer captures the worn-out but amazing hands of New York’s shoe shiners

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Monday 11 May 2015

In his series, ‘Foot Soldiers’, photographer Christopher Griffith highlights the bread and butter of New York City’s shoe shiners. No, I’m not talking about shoe polish, it’s something more valuable: their hands.

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Adorable portraits show how dogs despise wearing the cone of shame

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 8 May 2015

Connecticut-based photographer Ty Foster captures the frustration and sadness of man’s best friend as they are forced to wear their greatest enemy: the cone of shame. In his series ‘Timeout’, Foster photographs different dogs struggling against the protective medical equipment. One dog attempts to remove his gear while another clings on to his bone for dear life. Others simply surrender to the power of the cone.

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Beautiful photographs of a sunrise over Slovenia’s Lake Bled

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 7 May 2015

Photographer Aleš Krivec knew he had to take a picture of a sunrise at Lake Bled after a friend of his showed him a prime location for viewing the crack of dawn. He visualized the light and how it would ‘first touch the mountain top and then slowly moves towards the castle and the church’. And then he went out one crystal clear morning for the perfect shot.

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If clowns didn’t freak you out before, these photos of clowns will

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 7 May 2015

If you suffer from coulrophoba, you might want to skip this story. Clownville is a photo series by Eolo Perfido that features a set of terrifying clowns. Yup, that’s about it. Look away now.

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Beautiful double exposure photos merge animals with their natural habitats

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 6 May 2015

While plenty of animals have the ability to blend into their habitats, Norwegian visual artist Andreas Lie’s animals can do it even better: they are the habitat.

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What happens when professional surfers meet photographers at night? Amazing art photography!

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By Niki Chris in New Photography on Wednesday 6 May 2015

Professional surfers Andriano de Souza and Pedro Scooby joined photographer Marcelo Maragni back in 2013 to complete a unique project called Red Bull Surfing Lights and the results are nothing short of amazing.

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Mesmerising satellite photos show the patterns South Korea’s seaweed farms make

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Monday 4 May 2015

NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center recently published satellite photos showing us what appears to be glitches on the ocean surface. But according to the agency, these weird but beautiful formations are actually hundreds of seaweed fields covering the waters around Sisan Island in South Korea.

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Photographer documents different foods according to colour gradient and size

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 29 April 2015

Seattle-based photographer Brittany Wright arranges different food items to create colourful compositions that people with OCD would love.

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Fun photo series shows different dogs before and after they get wet

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 28 April 2015

In her simple but amusing series ‘Dry Dog Wet Dog’, Australia-based photographer Serena Hodson shows us side-by-side photos of different dog breeds before and after they get drenched with water. The photos not only reveal wet fur, but also each dog’s expression whenever bath time comes around. I’m talking about you, grumpy pug.

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Close up photos of marijuana buds give us a new perspective on the plant

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Tuesday 28 April 2015

So you thought all marijuana buds were the same. A bit light green, a bit dark green, and sometimes a little bit ashy on the sides. But seeing as there’s so many varieties of cannabis, there’s bound to be many different looks to each bud. Erik Christiansen has been photographing marijuana since 2009 and shows us the very subtle differences – and the beauty – of this somewhat controversial plant.

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Beautiful wildlife of Los Angeles caught on camera by Steve Winter

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Tuesday 28 April 2015

You might think of Los Angeles as just another concrete jungle, but this gigantic city is also home to mountain lions, coyotes, deer, and bobcats. And they’ve all been photographed by the very patient Steve Winter.

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A beetle and a frog become BFFs and it’s all caught on camera

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Saturday 25 April 2015

Wildlife photographer Hendy Mp has captured the beginning of a beautiful friendship on camera, and you won’t believe who or what is involved.

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