The most famous monkey selfie of all time is now the subject of a legal battle with Wikipedia

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By Zolton in New Photography on Thursday 7 August 2014

From the ‘you can’t script it’ category comes this somewhat bizarre story about a pending legal entanglement between a clever monkey, a photographer, and Wikipedia. It all started back in 2011 when nature photographer David Slater had his equipment, erm, borrowed by a rather forthright primate who proceeded to take hundreds of selfies, including the ubiqitious one above which has since been adopted by Wikipedia in its Wikimedia Commons collection.

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Adorable animal photos show bond between photographer and subject

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By Marta Millere in New Photography on Monday 10 March 2014

Surrounded by forests, ponds and heathland, National Geographic Magazine published wildlife photographer Edwin Kats finds inspiration within the radius of his Netherlands home. It doesn’t come easy though – sometimes it takes months or even years to take a truly good photo.

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Elderly Animals photo series by Isa Leshko

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Wednesday 29 January 2014

Photographer Isa Leshko has put a spin on the animal photos we’re all accustomed to seeing on the Internet. No cute and fluffy pups here, and definitely no cute-as-a-button kitties. Leshko wanted to capture the elderly animals of the world and has created a photography series titled Elderly Animals to showcase it.

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Ethereal underwater photos by Wayne Levin

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By Annie Churdar in New Photography on Monday 26 August 2013

At the young age of twelve, Wayne Levin knew he would become a photographer. The Brownie camera, a gift from his father, fit perfectly into his eager hands. The years passed and Levin began to travel around the world. Between living in Hawaii and spending time on a ship during Navy service, he became close friends with the ocean.

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Dogs in Cars: a photo series by Martin Usborne

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By Martin Usborne in New Photography on Wednesday 23 May 2012

Check out these images of dogs looking silently out of car windows, often in the dead of night.  Shot over two years in the UK, these photos are now to be turned into a coffee table book in October. The images are not so much about dogs as that very human feeling of loneliness and longing; the […]

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Rose-Lynn Fisher’s Bee photography

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By Zolton in New Photography on Saturday 5 June 2010

Photographer Rose-Lynn Fisher magnifies the humble honey bee to thousands of times its normal size using a high-resolution scanning electron microscope for this series of stunningly surreal shots in her new book, Bee.

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When animals and insects meet Photoshop

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By Zolton in New Photography on Friday 7 May 2010

Yes, it’s a mad, mad world we live in, even more so when you have access to Photoshop and a devilishly mischievous imagination: a strawberry frog? A DandeLion? Why not!

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Extraordinary Animals in the Womb

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By Casper Johansson in New Events on Wednesday 28 April 2010

Producer Peter Chin used a ‘combination of three-dimensional ultrasound scans, computer graphics and tiny cameras to capture the process from conception to birth’ of a number of animals including penguins, elephants, dolphins, dogs, and penguins. Yes, penguins. It was filmed for a National Geographic Documentary called Extraordinary Animals in the Womb.

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Annie Marie Musselman’s wildlife rehabilitation series

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By Alison Zavos in New Photography on Friday 15 August 2008

Annie Marie Musselman’s series, Finding Trust, explores a basic, yet rarely witnessed, connection that is possible between humans and wildlife. Through photos taken while working in a wildlife rehabilitation sanctuary, Musselman captures tender moments where animal’s lives are in the hands of humans, which for once, is a good thing.

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