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14-Year-Old Photographer’s Amazingly Surreal Self Portraits


14-year-old photographer Zev (aka fiddle oak) has got to be one of the youngest talents we’ve ever come across. The Natick, Massachusetts-based teen photographer’s portfolio exhibits skills beyond his years.

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Street Artist Paints Whimsical Murals Around the World


Parisian street artist Julien “Seth” Malland calls himself Globepainter because his work has taken him all over the world.

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Stunning Nature Shots in 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest


National Geographic is calling out to all of the world’s photographers to enter the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. Here are some of the best entries, so far.

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Minimalist Posters Merge Philosophy with Graphic Design


London-based graphic designer Genis Carreras just completed his full set of minimalist posters that beautifully merge philosophy with graphic design.

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The Secret Life of Hollywood Toys by Daniel Picard


Ottawa, Ontario-based photographer Daniel Picard has created a very realistic set of photos that show us the secret life of Hollywood toys. Called 1:1 Toys, the series, which puts Picard in the “director’s seat,” is shot all around his hometown.

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Incredibly Realistic 3D Papercraft Birds


Out of just paper and paint, Netherlands-based artist Johan Scherft creates some incredibly realistic looking birds.

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The Fine Art of Photographing Living Portuguese Man O’ War


Who doesn’t cringe when they first hear the words “Portuguese man o’ war? South Florida-based fine art photographer Aaron Ansarov wants to give us a new way of looking at a species most of us avoid in the ocean.

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Surreal Clouds Hover Above London’s Trains


A wonderfully whimsical new art installation was just unveiled in London. Called “‘Cloud I Meteoros,” it shows gray statues sitting on top of two fluffy-looking white clouds. Suspended above the historic Barlow Shed of London’s St Pancras Station, the public artwork was created by British sculptor Lucy Orta and her husband Jorge.

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Enormous Street Art Portraits in Cuba


Street artists JR and José Parlá recently teamed up to create enormous and yet very intimate portraits of senior citizens who survived the Cuban Revolution.

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Adorable Newborn Puppies in Their First Three Weeks


Traer Scott, the photographer behind the moving series Shelter Dogs, just came out with a new book that’s guaranteed to warm your heart.

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Inca Tern: The Magnificently Mustached Bird


Found along the rocky Pacific coastline, from northern Peru south to central Chile, the uniquely plumaged bird is easily recognizable for its dark grey body, its red-orange beak and feet and, of course, that curling white mustache.

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Young Photographer Takes Surreal Self-Portraits to Cope with Depression


Art is oftentimes an outlet for creative and emotional expression, something that 20-year-old Christian Hopkins knows all too well. The young photographer uses photography as a coping mechanism for depression.

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Hilarious Illustrations of Cats, Ninjas, Zombies and More


Illustrator Anna-Marie Jung, of Jung-Shirts, creates “nerdy” art that features the Internet’s most famous superstars like cats, ninjas and zombies.

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The Most Beautiful Wisteria Tree in the World


In the Ashikaga Flower Park in Tochigi, Japan sits an incredibly gorgeous wisteria tree that’s often referred to as the most beautiful in the whole world.

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Breathtaking Photos of China’s “River of Poems and Paintings”


Though there’s many places in the world that can be described as a “photographer’s dream,” none will make you feel like you’ve stepped into an actual painting quite like the Li River.

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