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Photo du Jour: Tokyo Taxi Cabs

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From a high-angle vantage point, Seattle-based photographer William Rugen captures brightly-colored cabs caught in a gridlock of daytime traffic. Drawn to distinctive graphics and bold colors, Rugen frames the taxis in perfect rows of three, with the particularly bright vehicles taking center stage, flashing beneath the direct glare of the powerful July sunlight.

Photo du Jour: Feeding an Orphaned Elephant

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Gazing into the curious eyes of a baby elephant, photographer Lisa Limer captures a bottle feeding at the elephant orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya. As the African Elephants face the threat of capture, abuse, starvation, and death, The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is a haven for the noble creatures. Through their renowned Orphan’s Project, they have rescued more than 150 infant elephants and rhinoceroses from dire situations brought on my poaching and habitat devastation.

In the Heart of the Country: Photos Capture the Beauty of Cumbria, England

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In the mountainous northern fells of Cumbria, an idyllic spot in the North-West of England, photographer Mark Wickens captures majestic animals as they roam the verdant rolling hills. Home to the country’s highest peaks, the county’s astonishing beauty has captivated artists for generations. Rich with abundant farmland and open meadows, Cumbria nurtures a diverse population of horses, sheep, cows, and wildlife.

Bewitching Photos of Bolivian Witch Doctors Mix Fantasy with Reality

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For Waska Tatay, photographer Thomas Rousset and graphic designer Raphaël Verona unearth the spellbinding spiritual rituals performed by indigenous peoples in Bolivia’s Altiplano. After years of cultural and political oppression of native Aymara populations, contemporary Bolivian youths are now returning to and embracing traditional devotional practices, including elaborate carnivals honoring the gods of the mountains and the underworld.

A Rooftop Pool in India

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Enchanting Nogawa Cherry Blossoms Illuminated at Night

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Standing amidst a crowd of awestruck onlookers, Tokyo-based photographer Martin Bailey captures the silhouetted scene of the Nogawa Cherry Blossom light-up, a yearly event that draws some 100,000 people to the freshly blooming flowers.

Tourist Trap in Akela Flats, NM

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Screw the Sharks: 14 Surf Photos That Inspire Us to Hang Ten

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Watching the movie Jaws repeatedly as a kid ruined my chances of ever becoming a surfer but that doesn’t mean I can’t appreciate the incredible beauty of the sport. From the amazing waves in Tahiti, to a frozen blizzard on the Jersey shore, our latest Offset show captures the magical allure of the ocean. As summer draws to a close and our beach days are numbered, this set inspires us to take the train to The Rockaways just one last time.

Miniature Version of Berlin’s Floating Swimming Pool

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Delightful Portraits of American Tourists Sightseeing in the 1980s

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Elevating the family snapshot into the realm of fine art, photographer Roger Minick catalogs the hurried and delirious crowds of tourists visiting American landmarks in the early 1980s. For Sightseer, Minick and his wife traveled from site to site in search of eccentric characters posed against such destinations as the majestic Yosemite National Park, historic Yellowstone National Park, or the austere gabbro walls of the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial.