I had some art teachers when I was a kid tell me that painting from a photograph was inferior to painting from life. Ecuador-based artist Maureen Gubia proves my teachers wrong with her gorgeous paintings that play on the unique qualities of photographs and their interplay with memory and fantasy.
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This heart-warming video is part of the Canon Shine movement, where Canon are aiming to bring back the power of the photograph - encouraging people to submit a photograph and use their lens to change the world.
In this clip, Australian cricket legend and founder of the Waugh Foundation, Steve Waugh, chooses Daniel as his subject - a 19 year old man who has spinal muscular atrophy. His robotic arms allows him to do simple things like pet his dog and comb his hair.
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