Photographer shows us what tears look like under a microscope

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 7 July 2015

Contrary to popular belief, tears are not made of broken hearts and shattered dreams, they’re actually composed of antibodies, oils, and enzymes, all swirling around in pools of salt water. Dutch Maurice Mikkers shows us this beautiful composition by putting tears under the lens of a microscope.

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Zen Dogs bring a whole new meaning to the word ‘chilled’

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By Hayley Sarre in New Photography on Sunday 5 July 2015

Australia’s leading animal photographer Alex Cearns has just released a never before seen photo series titled ‘Zen Dogs’. The photo series is a joyful and uplifting series of pooch portraits showing each dog in a Zen-like pose, relaxed and happy, with their eyes blissfully closed.

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Artist imagines what it would be like for security cameras to hang out together

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 2 July 2015

Have you ever noticed how surveillance cameras are always alone? There’s a good reason for that. Prague-based artist Jakub Geltner shows us how disturbing it can get if these devices hung out together, just like a flock or a herd.

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New inspirational photographs from famed photog Marcin Ryczek

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 2 July 2015

Back in 2013 we (along with everyone on the Internet) fell in love with Marcin Ryczek’s beautiful photo, ‘A Man Feeding Swans in the Snow’. Now the talented Polish photographer is back with a new photo series called ‘Symbols’, and again, we are just as enthralled with this work as last time.

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Photographer and food stylist recreate The Shining with just food

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 26 June 2015

All work and no cupcakes makes Jack a dull boy. Photographer Davide Luciano and food stylist Claudia Ficca have collaborated once again to come up with a gastronomic series that will not only make you hungry, but will also make you tremble in fear.

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Finnish artist tells stories through stunning underwater photography

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By Marlena Bontas in New Photography on Thursday 25 June 2015

Susanna Majuri, a Helsinki-based photographer, shoots her subjects at the bottom of a pool to create a dream-world that incites the mind. The background of her images is made of waxed canvas depicting beautiful scenes from nature.

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Luhu the tabby cat has a face that looks sad all the time

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 25 June 2015

Meet Luhu, the saddest cat in the world. As you can see, her drooping brow makes it look like she’s permanently down in the dumps.

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Mashups of small and big objects give us fresh perspectives on things

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 24 June 2015

In his series ‘Combo Photos’, Stephen McMennamy juxtaposes small objects with much larger ones, creating unexpected but fun images that show the beauty of intense contrast.

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If Star Wars spaceships crash landed in our cities

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Monday 22 June 2015

Looks like you won’t have to look for a galaxy far, far away to find the Millennium Falcon. Paris-based photographer and graphic designer Nicolas Amiard imagines what it would be like if Star Wars took place on Earth.

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Aussie photographer goes on an epic US road trip and takes every picture with his phone’s camera

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By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Monday 22 June 2015

It’s hard not to envy renowned Australian photographer, Patrick Stevenson. He has just finished an epic road trip across the United States that took him from the sunny streets of LA to the epicenter of arts and music at Coachella, and then eastward to the big lights of New York City. He took along his DSLR camera for work, but when it was time to embrace the fun of American road tripping, Stevenson got rid of the bulk and took every photo with the HTC One M9.

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Beautiful photographs of disappearing tribes and indigenous people from around the world

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Friday 19 June 2015

Over three years, photographer Jimmy Nelson travelled the world, ‘visiting more than 35 groups, tribes and people of indigenous cultures’ to create his incredible photo series, Before They Pass Away.

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The beautiful, breathtaking colours of Victoria’s Benalla by Rene Martens

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 18 June 2015

We’ve shown you beautiful shots of Australian landscapes before but these photos take the cake! Shot by Australia-based photographer Rene Martens in Victoria’s north-eastern region (Benalla, to be exact), this is where you’ll find some of the country’s most incredible surroundings.

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Gorgeous double rainbow proves that everything is beautiful in Sydney

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 18 June 2015

In Sydney today, something highly Instagrammable happened. Just after the rains stopped pouring and the sun began to set over the horizon, residents saw not only one, but two rainbows adorning the evening sky. [Photo by Rob Norman of Knack Studios]

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Photo series questions the effects of watching too much TV

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 11 June 2015

You’ve probably heard your parents tell you that if you watch too much TV close to the television set, your eyes will turn square. And you’ve probably heard the old TV being called the ‘Idiot Box’ now and again. They don’t call it an idiot box for nothing – toddlers who constantly have a TV on in the background struggled with reading other people and understand them.

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Guy loses bet, now his head hilariously looks like a pineapple

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 10 June 2015

You just know you have a bad hair day when it looks like a fruit. When 20-year-old Hansel Qiu made a bet with his cousin, he did not expect he would end up with a head that looks like a pineapple.

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