Athletes photographed as slippery Greek statues

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 5 March 2014

Sculpture Athletes’ is a photo series featuring men and women with Adonis-like physiques striking their best Greek statue pose, all the while soaked in a glass/porcelain skin type overlay. It pays homage to the classic athlete statues from antiquity, and at the same time, making us mere mortals conscious of our not-so-buff bodies. California-based photographer […]

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The Hobbit characters just got gender-swapped

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 4 March 2014

Middle Earth, the greatest sausage fest in the literary world with just 19% of its named characters being female, just got less sausage-y with this gender-swapped series. Russian photographer, Alexander Turchanin, re-imagines the characters from ‘The Hobbit’ by photographing women cosplayers dressed as male characters.

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Temples tamed by trees

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By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Friday 28 February 2014

Trees can be treacherous. In Cambodia, the Ta Prohm temple in Angkor Wat is overrun by tree roots that overtake the structures and break through their walls.

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Perfectly fine guitars tamed by musicians

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By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Thursday 27 February 2014

Creativity is destructive. That’s evident, what with the fine tradition of musicians smashing up their guitars to bits.

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Black hole photography by Fabian Oefner

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 27 February 2014

‘Black Hole’ is a series by Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner, in which science basically does its best Jackson Pollock impression, creating these vibrant and colourful swirls. The process is pretty clever and simple: Oefner slaps on dabs of paint on the tip of a rod that’s connected to a drill. He then activates the drill, letting centrifugal force fling the paint outward while a camera captures it all.

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The Most Spectacular Images of 2014 (So Far)

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 27 February 2014

Year-end recaps are usually reserved for, well, the end of the year. But seeing that’s still around eight months into the future, we just can’t wait that long to show you these beautiful, emotional, and visually breath-taking images! So instead, here’s our most spectacular images of 2014, so far.

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Lost At E Minor presents the Best Photos of 2013

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Saturday 22 February 2014

2013 may already be, uhhm, so last year, but these photos aren’t. We can’t help but look back and reminisce at all the splendid photos taken in 2013! Here’s just a tiny sample of the stunning images that have graced Lost At E Minor in the year that’s passed.

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A photography series showing the good and bad sides of peoples’ portraits

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 21 February 2014

Did you know that our faces are not symmetrical? Meaning when you split a face directly in the middle (though not in a horror movie kind of way), and you fold it, the features will not line up perfectly. Unless, of course, you’re Denzel Washington. That’s why people often want their ‘good side’ taken whenever they go in front of a camera.

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Wonderfully lit portraits of used mattresses

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By Elliot Knox in New Photography on Thursday 20 February 2014

Photographer Chris Fitzgerald has created a series of striking portraits of discarded mattresses on the streets of Los Angeles. I asked him about his inspiration behind the series: ‘I began photographing mattresses after seeing an abundance of old, used mattresses lining the curbs. On our dog-walking route alone I must have seen eight over a […]

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This is what the inside of an Amazon warehouse looks like

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By Rebekah Rhoden in New Trends on Wednesday 12 February 2014

We’ve all bought things on Amazon, but how many of us know exactly goes on inside these ‘fulfillment centers’ otherwise known as Amazon’s warehouses? These photos show us what it looks like inside this particular warehouse in Arizona, so we can understand the mystery just a little bit better.

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Interview with Jenn Ackerman, photographer of the series on mentally ill Kentucky inmates

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 28 January 2014

>Back in 2008, photographer Jenn Ackerman went inside the disturbing Kentucky State Reformatory to show us what life is like inside for the mentally ill inmates, the doctors, the correctional officers, and other staff. We got hold of her recently and asked her about what was a most confronting experience. [Read the original post about this series here]

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Macro photo series lets you can gaze into the eyes of a spider

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Monday 27 January 2014

If you’ve ever fantasized about looking lovingly into the eyes of a creepy crawly spider, well today’s your lucky day! Malaysia-based photographer Jimmy Kong has taken up close and personal photos of spiders with their eyes staring right into your soul.

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Evocative photos of Lake Superior ice caves blocked for five years

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By Rebekah Rhoden in Cool Travel on Monday 27 January 2014

The ice caves of Apostle Islands, Wisconsin have been inaccessable since 2009, and as of recently, you can reach then for the first time in 5 years by hiking across a frozen Lake Superior. These photos from Instagram photographers show the beauty of this frozen wonderland of needle-like icicles. This is next on our list […]

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Apple’s first employees

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 22 January 2014

Who’d have thought that back in 1975, two dudes working on a computer in a garage would someday change the world and build a brand that’s become a quasi-religion? Before the billions of dollars, the world-changing innovations, and the mass following, Apple was only a small start-up back in 1977 with a handful employees and […]

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iPad reflections of London by Gavin Hammond

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By Nini Baseema in New Photography on Saturday 18 January 2014

Lomo photographer, Gavin Hammond, best known for his London In Puddles series, which showed beautiful reflections of the capital in murky rain water, has often been asked to make his work available on the iPad and tablet. His reaction: a series of iPad-inspired Lomo photos entitled, London – There Is An App For That – […]

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