Haunting photos of a plane wreck by Jan Erik Waider

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By Annie Churdar in New Photography on Tuesday 26 November 2013

These photos by Jan Erik Waider are chilling and moody. Featuring what appears to be an abandoned US Navy plane, the series takes us inside and outside the plane as it sits alone in a black and white wasteland somewhere in Iceland.

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Skeletal Beauty: photos by Pauline Darley

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By Annie Churdar in New Photography on Tuesday 26 November 2013

In this dark, beautiful series by Pauline Darley, a model poses with the most stunning skeletal make-up I’ve ever seen. (I’m taking note for next year’s Halloween.) The series is called She Waited Too Long and evokes a narrative about the undead beauty. What did she wait too long for? Was she waiting for a lover and […]

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Timeless architecture photography by Ezra Stoller

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By Annie Churdar in New Photography on Tuesday 26 November 2013

Ezra Stoller (May 1915–October 2004) is the man who brought the spirit of modern architecture to the world through photography. His stunning photos feature American icons such as Frank Loyd Wright’s Fallingwater masterpiece and Alvar Aalto’s Finnish Pavilion at the 1939 New York World’s Fair. Find more of his work in his retrospective book or go see it in real life […]

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Photos of an Aircraft Breaking sound barrier

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By Annie Churdar in New Photography on Friday 22 November 2013

Recently released by the US Navy, these photos document an FA-18 Hornet as it shatters the sound barrier. The event took place on July 7, 1999 off the coast of Pusan, South Korea. Apparently the cloud around the craft is due to  Prandtl-Glauert singularity.

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Martin Klimas photographs paint splattering to the sonic blasts of music

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By Annie Churdar in New Photography on Wednesday 20 November 2013

These photos by Martin Klimas are absolutely mesmerizing. Designed to visually embody the sound of music, Klimas’s splatter paint ‘sculptures’ are just as fleeting and energetic as the audio media they resemble. The paint is thrown into the air using the natural force of a speaker as the volume is turned up. Tunes from the […]

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100Cameras: honest portraits of marginalized communities

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By Annie Churdar in New Photography on Wednesday 20 November 2013

The photos coming out of the 100Cameras project are incredible on so many levels. Taken by children living in marginalized communities, the photos are sold in order to raise funds that go straight back to the child’s community. The photos feature honest portraits of everyday life in Sudan, Cuba, and the US. Not only is […]

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Clouds of colourful smoke in landscapes

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By Annie Churdar in New Photography on Friday 8 November 2013

This Texan photographer decided to take the most bland of landscapes and shake ‘em up a bit. Irby Pace took a bunch of helium balloons, a little string, and some smoke canisters to the most monotonous fields, back alleys, and ponds to add a little colour before photographing them. Pop! is surrealism mixed with modern photography. […]

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Unbelievable photos of Body surfers by Chris Burkard

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By Annie Churdar in New Photography on Wednesday 23 October 2013

I had no idea body surfing could be so intense! But thanks to Chris Burkard, we can peek into the world of serious “torpedo people”. These photos are a visual treat full of laughing waves and vibrant underwater landscapes from Tahiti. Find more of these incredible shots here and be sure to check out the documentary he helped film as well.

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Carefully Arranged Collections: by Jim Golden

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By Gem in New Photography on Tuesday 22 October 2013

There’s no shortage of photos of objects laid out in neat columns online, but I feel Jim Golden’s work still deserves a special mention. I love the one with all the cassette tapes the best. According to PDN, only one of the photos was commissioned, everything else was a labor of love. Neatness-obsessed pack rats of the world, this post is for you.

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White women with black hairdos: photos by Endia Beal

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By Annie Churdar in New Photography on Friday 18 October 2013

Endia Beal took a few middle aged strangers on a strange trip to the hair salon down the street for a make-over. The women agreed to undergo the transformation and pose for a photo in a typical corporate setting whether they liked their new ‘do or not. Most of these 40 plus year-old women seem […]

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Pierdom: photos of old British pleasure piers

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By Annie Churdar in New Photography on Tuesday 15 October 2013

Pleasure Piers are crumbling reminders of ancient tourism in Britain. Before average folk could take long holidays to scenic resorts, small businesses would band together to create these tiny resorts on a pier. Anyone could walk the area and take a mini vacation. Thanks to the efforts of Simon Croberts, all 58 surviving pleasure piers […]

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40s pin-up girls wearing nothing but milk

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By Annie Churdar in New Photography on Saturday 12 October 2013

Here’s a twist on the classic 40s pin-up girl: London-based photographer Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz combines America’s favorite drink with images of America’s favorite vintage sex icons. By combining and layering hundreds of photos of real milk splashed across the models’ bodies, Wieczorkiewicz literally dresses the girls in milk. That’s right. These are real photos of milk and half-naked women, no […]

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My Daguerrotype Boyfriend: photos of cute men from the early days of photography

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By Gem in Cool Websites on Tuesday 24 September 2013

This site collects photos of cute men from the early days of photography developed using the daguerreotype process. The first photo is of the sculpture Auguste Rodin. Who knew he was such a looker!

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Unusual portraits of unusual people by Sebastian Schramm

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By Annie Churdar in New Photography on Tuesday 24 September 2013

Sebastian Schramm knows that people are weird. So instead of hiding his subjects’ true nature, he picks very specific objects to enhance and showcase the weirdness. His portrait series is bizarre yet elegant and thoughtful. Though you might expect each piece to be loudly odd, like some sort of old-fashioned freak show, somehow Schramm creates a […]

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Pictures of Walls: a curated blog of amateur graffiti

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By Annie Churdar in Cool Websites on Tuesday 24 September 2013

This is the sort of amateur graffiti you find on bathroom stalls. Updated every Friday with new content, Pictures of Walls is a curated collection of everyday scribbles and scrawling found around bathrooms, interstates, construction sights, urban alleys, and the like. They’re mostly improvisation pieces, a real stream of consciousness for society in general.

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