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Photographic portraits of farm animals by Rob MacInnis

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Farm animals are the step-children of the animal kingdom. Rarely seen and underappreciated, they toil away their lives for our consumption. Through this moving series of photographic portraits, photographer Rob MacInnis hopes to elevate the status of these humble creatures. MacInnis said, “I began photographing farm animals because I was interested in using them . . . → Read More: Photographic portraits of farm animals by Rob MacInnis

Street photography of San Francisco by Troy Holden

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Photographer Troy Holden captures San Francisco from the point-of-view of someone who sees it on a daily basis. The bleak weather, the plight of those living on the fringes, the everyday sojourns through the city streets.

In an interview with EmotionDaily, Holden says: “I prefer the definition of flâneur as it relates to photography: . . . → Read More: Street photography of San Francisco by Troy Holden

Lucas Simões cuts and layers digital images into portraits

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In the series “Desmemórias,” São Paulo, Brazil based artist/architect Lucas Simões cuts out geometrical shapes from digitally-produced copies of portraits, and then layers them on top of more portraits of the same person.

Simões writes that he photographs “old childhood friends with whom I no longer maintain contact and also individuals I have just met. The portraits . . . → Read More: Lucas Simões cuts and layers digital images into portraits

A massive installation of hundreds of portraits on the walls of the Panthéon in Paris

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In JR’s latest project he canvased portraits of anonymous people onto the interior and exterior walls of the Panthéon in Paris. A month before the installation was unveiled, the French artist collected hundreds of photos of people while traveling in a photo booth truck. The black and white images were aggregated together forming a photographic mosaic of portraits. I love the . . . → Read More: A massive installation of hundreds of portraits on the walls of the Panthéon in Paris

Photography by Aurélia Marine

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Some images by Aurélia Marine. Marine’s work is currently being shown in “PHOTOGRAPHY NOW” (24th April – 4th May 2014) at the Brick Lane Gallery in London.

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Photography merging portraiture and landscapes by Antonio Mora

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Taking images from blogs and magazines, Antonio Mora blends together portraits and landscapes without letting one subsume the other. See much more of Mora’s work on his website.

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Portrait photography by Nina Ahn

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I like Nina Ahn’s unconventional approaches to portraiture. The Seoul, South Korea based photographer has an eclectic style, saying that she “prefers to capture spontaneous and strange situations which appeal to her.”

You can read a recent interview with Ahn by Naomi Wong at PurrMagazine here.

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Photography by Nick Boyer

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Utah based photographer Nick Boyer uses double exposures and/or digital photo manipulations to create these shots of urban and rural landscapes. (Note: The second and last images are actually not double exposures.)

See more of Boyers’ work here.

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Photomontages of animals in stories by Tom Chambers

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In “Animal Visions,” artist Tom Chambers creates narratives involving animals. Domesticated or feral. Exotic or tame. These animals appear as characters in Chambers’ fairy-tale-like photomontages.

About this series, Chambers writes, “While working on Animal Visions I found myself circling back to the influence of magic realism. In the early 20th century Latin American writers . . . → Read More: Photomontages of animals in stories by Tom Chambers

Photographs of cities in Japan by Stephanie Jung

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For today… some spectacularly done photographs by Stephanie Jung of various cities in Japan – Nara, Shibuya, Osaka, and Tokyo. I love the painterly qualities of the work and how the repetition jars the viewer’s eye to connote motion.

The artist’s work has been described by critics as “… (scenes from everyday . . . → Read More: Photographs of cities in Japan by Stephanie Jung