It's not always easy to get pets to cooperate for hours of photo shoots, but somehow Mieps the Guinea Pig manages to pose long enough for her Netherlands-based human, Marloes van Antwerpen, to snap a great photo. The three-year-old guinea pig is the star of her own Instagram and for good…

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The conflict in Syria continues to force millions of refugees out of their homes. These victims of war are constantly torn from loved ones and must leave friends, family, and pets behind. In the ancient city of Aleppo—a UNESCO World Heritage site and the location of some of the worst destruction caused by the war—hundreds of stray household cats have been left by fleeing families to fend the war on their own. Fortunately, one man has made it his mission to protect the…

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The energy drink Red Bull that “gives you wings” also provides action and adventure sports photographers the opportunity to showcase their most compelling images. Through their annual competition called Red Bull Illume, they celebrate high-energy photographs that feature gorgeous settings as a stage for awe-inspiring feats. They’ve recently announced the 11 images (out of over 36,000) that are the 2016 Overall…

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A connoisseur of the cute and cuddly, Warren Photographic specializes in commercial shots of nature and animals. The UK-based company boasts an extensive collection of for-print images, and the cuddly creatures they capture grace everything from pet care books and calendars to greeting cards and gifts. In addition to one-off shots and pet portraits, they produce adorable and thematic series, like the…

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The dropping temperatures are the perfect time to add some whimsy to your wardrobe. Wearing more layers, after all, means that there are more opportunities to infuse a sense of fun into your everyday attire. We recently marveled over fingerless gloves that transform your hands into dragon scales, and crafter Lianka Azulay promises to do the same thing for your feet. Through…

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Baby’s first Halloween is an undeniably exciting (and inevitably adorable) milestone for new parents. From picking out the perfect costume (you can’t go wrong with a cute cat or a plump pumpkin) to dressing up your little one for the big night, it’s a total treat—and, if you have triplets like Jeremy and Ali Hynek, it’s triply sweet.

Unable to pick just one set of costumes for 6-month-old Penelope, Ethan, and Alejandra, the first-time parents decided instead…

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Filmmaker Brandon Li stumbled upon an unexpected capture when reviewing stills from a drone test. If great photography is a balance of skill, timing, and luck, Li certainly had a combination of all three.

"A friend and I were testing out a DJI Phantom 3 in the Wan Chai/Causeway bay area of Hong Kong, mostly trying to catch the sunset,” Brandon explains to…

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An elegant exploration of movement, the NYC Dance Project photographically presents the beauty and grace of dance.

The stunning series began in 2014, when Ken Browar, an esteemed fashion photographer, and Deborah Ory, a lifelong dancer with a background in editorial photography, began shooting contemporary dancers for a personal project. Through word of mouth in the dance community and inspiring success on…

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Most weddings experience their own form of unwelcome surprises, with some are easier to remedy than others. A wardrobe malfunction, however, ranks high among the things that brides want to avoid. Unfortunately, this exact scenario happened to a woman named Jo Du right before she walked down the aisle—as her bridesmaids were helping her into her gown, the zipper broke.

Unable to repair the dress, wedding photographer…

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