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In 2011, artist Jessamyn Lovell was at the gallery SF Camerawork discussing her upcoming show when her wallet—and, eventually, her identity—was stolen by a San Francisco woman named Erin Hart. When Lovell started receiving mysterious bills, parking tickets, and even a summons to appear in court on theft charges, she realized that she was…

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Just what goes into taking glamorously surreal photos? If you don't think there's that much planning that goes into taking a shot or two like this, you'd be absolutely wrong. Miss Aniela recently took a trip to Iceland to capture these images. She and her crew had to brave cold and icey conditions in order to get these spectacularly surreal shots. In her own words, here she is…

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Mike Mezeul II is a Texas-based photographer who's used to shooting everything from professional sporting events to music concerts. It's when he positions his camera up to the sky, however, that the real magic happens. The photographer isn't afraid to chase huge thunderstorms or surreal-looking mammatus clouds. Over the last fifteen years, he's traversed thousands of miles to…

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We’ve seen some great series that juxtapose the landscapes of the past with how they look in the present. But, this one turns the idea on its head. Damien Hypolite compares the modern-day Paris with photos of it from 1789 to 1799… well before the invention of photography.

So, how did he do it? Thanks to Hypolite’s computer knowledge and gaming enthusiasm, he printed out…

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Artist Ra Paulette has hand-carved elaborate and awe-inspiring caves deep into the rock faces of New Mexico for more than a decade. Making a daily trek into the sandstone mesas of New Mexico, Paulette crafts these magnificent caverns completely on his own with only simple hand tools. To adorn the walls, he blends his own unique infusion of organic-looking shapes and abstract,…

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The winners of the Society of Biology's 2014 Photography Competition have been announced! Over 800 amateur photographers competed in the categories Photographer of the Year and Young Photographer of the Year (18 and under) for cash prizes. With the theme of "Home, Habitat and Shelter" this year, the competition pulled in some spectacular entries, ranging from a vibrant shot of a…

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Dakar, Senegal-based photographers Omar Victor Diop and Antoine Tempé put a unique African spin on iconic Hollywood films in their series [re-]Mixing Hollywood: ONOMOllywood, exploring what famous works of cinema might have looked like had they been filmed in Senegal. The film revamps are instantly recognizable, yet contain intriguing twists—a white dress…

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What’s costing your country the most money? A graphic recently published by The Washington Post’s “Know More” blog attempts to quantify the total economic cost of different human-created social burdens like alcoholism, air pollution, workplace risks, and more. The numbers rank the fiscal impact on a scale of one to 14, with a lower number indicating a higher…

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