The mouth gets a well-deserved close up in this photo series

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 4 August 2014

Some say the eyes are the window to the soul, but looking at Dimitra Williams’ Human Mouth series, you might think otherwise. Taking inspiration from her favourite photographers (Robert Mapplethorpe, Gary Winogrand, Peter Yang, and Laura Domela to name a few), Williams has created a unique and eye-catching collection of photos that touch on the differences of humans, yet their similarities.

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Husband became the hilarious subject of a maternity photoshoot after his wife refused to be part of it

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 31 July 2014

A man’s gotta do what a man’s gotta do. Saddened by his pregnant wife’s decision to not take maternity photos, this guy decided to push through with it by himself! So he hired a photographer and pretended his big beer belly actually contained a baby. He then went about striking all the stereotypical maternity poses […]

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These pin-up girls made from cabbages will unexpectedly turn you on

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 31 July 2014

You may not like eating vegetables, but how about lovingly gazing at them all day long like some pubescent teenage boy? Chinese photographer and artist Ju Duoqi has been playing with vegetables since 2006. That is, playing with them in an artistic way. In 2008, she came out with ‘The Vegetable Museum’, a series of […]

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These pimped-up dogs show us their changing role in today’s society

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 31 July 2014

French photographer Sophie Gamand (who we’ve featured before) laments on the evolving role of man’s best friend in the series ‘Watchdogs’.

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We found him: The Iceberg that looks like Batman

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 29 July 2014

Mr. Freeze would have found this really cool. Software engineer and avid iceberg spotter, Mike Parsons, unknowingly captured this photo of what looks like a Batman iceberg off the Little Bay Islands in Newfoundland. He posted the photo on Facebook and thought nothing of it.

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This is a rare photo of Mt. Fuji’s shadow

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 29 July 2014

Due to low hanging clouds and fog, the view atop Mt. Fuji is usually blocked, hindering climbers from experiencing the majestic sights surrounding the iconic mountain. But sometime in 2012, during his 4th attempt, photographer ‘Kris J B’ captured this rare shot of Mt. Fuji’s near-perfect triangle shadow draped over the landscape below.

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The majestic and billowing icebergs of Antarctica

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Monday 28 July 2014

Martin Bailey, who is based in Tokyo but works across all seven continents, is the nature photographer behind these statuesque shots of Antarctica icebergs. These are so, so beautiful we wish Antarctica was more accessible to us.

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Past made present in these colourised photos from history

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Friday 25 July 2014

We delighted to bring you a new wave of instalments in the rising trend of colourisation, the art of bringing historical photos into the modern day by applying the realistic colours that were leached out by the black and white photographic processes of yesteryear. Moments in history from as far back as the 1800′s are […]

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Photographers unite for Nite Art 14 auction on Australia’s Paddle8

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By Kiron Heriot-Darragh in New Events on Thursday 24 July 2014

Melbourne photographers are coming together this week and auctioning their work to raise awareness for AIDS in what is the first Australian auction to launch on the reputed online auction house, Paddle8. The collaboration coincides with the annual Melbourne art festival Nite Art Coinciding with the AIDS 2014 conference hosted in Melbourne, the auction aims […]

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High-speed photos capture the funny face of people as they come out of a water slide

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 23 July 2014

‘I Love Summer’ is a fun series by photographer Krista Long, wherein she captures the look on people’s faces at the exact moment they come shooting out of a water slide. Using high-speed photography, she manages to show us what we usually do not notice when we’re at the pool: expressions of delight, adrenaline, and […]

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Bondi hipsters parody Miranda Kerr’s GQ photo shoot with hilarious accuracy

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Wednesday 16 July 2014

The Bondi Hipsters, a.k.a Adrian Archer & Dom Nader, a.k.a Christiaan Van Vuuren & Nick Boshier, is a YouTube series of short videos released weekly since the beginning of this year. Christiaan and Nick are two Australian comics committed to their humorous alter-egos of Archer & Nader. The Bondi Hipsters have been causing a stir via their online videos, and earlier this year they added yet another hilarious nail to their coffin of comedy.

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Staring at a hummingbird’s face and feathers this close is simply mesmerizing

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 15 July 2014

While on a recent trip to Costa Rica, photographer Chris Morgan captured these stunning close-up images of humming birds. While most of us have seen hummingbirds in action on National Geographic, there’s just something mesmerizing about seeing these energetic creatures finally hold still through photographs. In these images, we could take time to appreciate the spectrum of colors reflected in their feathers, even as they face off against each other.

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Undercats: cats photoshopped in the image and likeness of their owners

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 9 July 2014

Swiss photographer Sebastian Magnani visited the homes of different cat lovers throughout Switzerland and captured their portraits (cats included.) He then spliced together each feline head with the body of their respective owner, spending around 6-8 hours for just one combination. The result is ‘Undercats’, a follow-up series to the wildly popular ‘Underdogs’, which you […]

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Hauntingly beautiful images of faces blended with ink in water

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Art on Wednesday 9 July 2014

South African artist Chris Slabber has created an exquisite series of images using pigmented ink and paint falling through water. Slabber captures incredibly detailed images of the liquid plumes with high-speed photography and digitally manipulates them, blending in faces and figures. Recently exhibited at KKNK 2014, an Afrikaans-language art festival in Oudtshoorn SA, the series is eerily beautiful yet deceptively simple.

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These newlyweds took their wedding photos inside an ice cave in Alaska

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 9 July 2014

I guess elemental-themed weddings are the ‘in’ thing nowadays. Just a month after the internet went crazy over the raging wildfire photos of photographer Josh Newton, comes a similar wedding photo shoot. But this one’s much cooler – like literally!

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