“Come and See”. True Reality of War Photos by Peter Van Agtmael

Peter van Agtmael (b. 1981) graduated from Yale University in 2003 with a degree in History. Following graduation, he spent a year in China on the Charles P. Howland fellowship photographing the effects of the Three Gorges Dam. He became a freelance photographer at the end of 2004. Since the beginning of 2006, he has documented the consequences of America’s Wars, at home and abroad. A monograph of the work, “2nd Tour Hope I Don’t Die” was published in 2009. In 2008, he helped organize the exhibition and book Battlespace, a retrospective of unseen work from 22 photographers covering Iraq and Afghanistan. He is represented by Magnum Photos

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Peter Van Agtmael began his first tour documenting the army at 24, the same age as many of the soldiers. A friend of this young Marine at FOB Delhi asked Van Agtmael if he wanted to see a picture that he’d drawn. It was of an angry pig with a giant pen*s dressed as a Marine, holding a machine gun. (Photo and caption by Van Agtmael/Harrison Jacobs/Magnum Photos)

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Surreal Photography by Souichi Furusho

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Souichi Furusho is a Graphic Designer based in Kumamoto, Japan, who captured the incredible photographs. Most of his work is in back and white with a sense of surreal.

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“Are you really my friend ?” – Photographer Takes Portraits Of Her Facebook Friends In Their Homes

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Photographer Tanja Hollander has always wondered if social media has changed the way people define friendship. After constantly communicating with her friends online via Facebook, Hollander wanted to find out if their relationship would be affected if she happens to meet them in real life. To satiate her curiosity, Hollander spent the last three years working on her project, ‘Are You Really My Friend’. She visited her Facebook friends around the world, and photographed them in their homes.

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Amazing Photos of Exploding Cars By Fabian Oefner

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Switzerland based photographer Fabian Oefner is known as a master of high-speed shooting. His latest project consists of classic cars from 50s and 60s, frozen at the moment of breaking into hundreds of parts.

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Military Kit Through the Ages: from the Battle of Hastings to Helmand

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Photographs by Thom Atkinson of military kit through the ages suggest that while technology evolves apace, the experience of soldiers in the face of war is unchanging.

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Amazing Storm Photography by Mike Hollingshead

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Mike Hollingshead is an American landscape photographer, a storm chaser and adventurer. Started chasing storms and tornadoes in 1999.

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Children Bonding with Animals by Elena Shumilova

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Russian photographer and mother of two boys Elena Shumilova creates moving photographs of her sons, communicating with various farm animals—dogs, bunnies, cats and goslings.

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Portrait: Eliot Lee Hazel – Magic Moments

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A distinct brand of magic occurs every time the shutter closes in the photographic practice of Eliot Lee Hazel. The LA and London-based artist uses a number of various cameras and film stocks that lead to stunning patinas. Eliot Lee Hazel’s images create a powerful and lasting effect on viewers.

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Fantastic Photos of New York Reflected in Glass

120 Fantastic Photos of New York Reflected in Glass

Donna Dotan has a self-described obsession with symmetry. Her prowess with architectural photography is well applied in her personal project, “Reflections from Above”, where she captures striking images of New York City reflected in the glass of skyscrapers. She describes the project as a treasure hunt, and says that she is looking for an all-glass skyscraper to add more reflections to her series.

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Winners of the Dronestagram Contest 2014

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First prize. Taken over Bali Barat National Park, Denpasar, Bali. Made with a GoPro Hero 2 camera. (Photo by Capungaero)

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“fertig” – A Series of Berghain Portraits by Philipp Pusch

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“fertig” is the name of a great series of “Berghain-Portraits” by Berlin-based photographer and communications designer Philipp Pusch, who stationed himself several weeks in front of the famous Berghain-club in Berlin with his middle format camera to portrait the people who went home after 8, 12 or 16 hours in the techno tempel.

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The Joys of the Water Slide

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Krista Long began snapping pics of people sliding down a water slide after many visits to the local water park with her tween daughters. “I set up my lawn chair to watch the entertainment as bodies shot one by one out the blue tube, suspended ever so briefly before crashing into the pool below,” Long told ABC News. “I started bringing my camera set to the highest shutter speed, hoping to freeze that moment in time just an instant before the plunge.” The result is an action-packed series of photos on Long’s Flickr page that show emotions ranging, she says, “from pure joy to fear, in anticipation of the inevitable splash-down!”

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Winners of the National Geographic Photo Contest 2014

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First Place Winner: “The Independence day”. While on storm chasing expeditions in the Tornado Alley in USA I have encountered many photogenic supercell storms. This photograph was taken while we were approaching the storm near Julesburg, Colorado on My 28th, 2013. The storm was tornado warned for more than one hour, but stayed an LP storm through all its cycles and never produced a tornado, just occasional brief funnels, large hail and some rain. Photo location: Julesburg, Colorado, USA. (Photo and caption by Marko Korošec/National Geographic Photo Contest)

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“Snapshots” – Photographs of San Francisco and San Franciscans by Troy Holden

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A self-proclaimed “snapshot photographer”, Troy Holden walks miles and miles of San Francisco to create his street snapshots. Holden’s style is graphic and balanced, with each composition wonderfully crafted around characters moving through their environment. These bold portraits are grounded in quiet moments where seemingly empty sidewalks hold only the subject, Troy, and his camera.

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