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Shortlist of the Bird Photographer of the Year 2018 The shortlist for the coveted Bird Photographer of the Year awards has been announced by Nature Photographers and the British Trust for Ornithology. Here we display a few of the entries in the running for the awards. May. 16, 2018
Winners of the Pink Lady food photography awards ​The prestigious Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year competition has revealed its winners after receiving 8,000 entries from 60 countries. We take a look at some of the winning entries that celebrate the art of food photography. May. 10, 2018
Tianducheng: A Fake Paris in China ​While millions of Chinese people are making their way to Europe and America to see the outside world, many of them also enjoy visiting the fake Western-style towns within the country - to pretend to be abroad. Mar. 28, 2018
Workers carry exaggerated furniture loads in Alain Delorme's Totems photographs This photo series by French photographer Alain Delorme spotlights China's consumer society through doctored images of workers transporting teetering piles of furniture and other goods. Mar. 15, 2018
Istanbul Inception: Warped Turkish Cityscapes by Aydin Büyüktas You know that mind-bending scene in the movie Inception in which the dream world is folding up on itself? While the turkish artist Aydın Büyüktaş gets inspired by it and sets his series ‘flatland’ in a surprising context that defies the laws of physical existence. Mar. 14, 2017
Action figures come to life If ever Marvel and DC have any plans of rebooting their films, we know a guy who’d make a great director. Japanese photographer Hot.kenobi takes his action figures on miniature adventures that look even better than the fight scenes in movies. Feb. 22, 2017
Wearing the urban landscapes You can dress for a night in the city, but not with the city itself. That’s the sole privilege of these cut-out illustrations with women whose dresses become whatever you hold them up against. You’d be surprised how streets and buildings make for amazing Dec. 13, 2016
Light in the Darkness Photographer Kevin Cooley isn’t afraid of the dark. In fact, he’s almost like a cat, using the cover of darkness as his opportunity to go out and hunt—for pictures. Nov. 23, 2016
Made in China: The maze of Yiwu Market In the center of China's eastern Zhejiang Province lies Commodity City, which is the largest small-commodity wholesale market in the world. Oct. 09, 2016
28 Ethereal Images of a Transparent Subject Glass is one of the trickiest subjects to photograph. Trying to avoid reflections, seeing through it, and distortion it causes. It can also help create some dramatic and stunning images. Jun. 13, 2016
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