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Mossy Trees Along Anisclo Canyon River, Spain

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© David Santiago Garcia / Aurora Photos / Offset

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Photographer Unveils the Controversial Rituals of Urban Shamans in Lima, Peru

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For his haunting series Urban Shamans, Italy-based photographer Andrea Frazzetta documents the lives and rituals of healers, or curanderos, in Lima, Peru. While traveling, he explored the depths of the avenue Avenida Tacna, where shamans operate out of office buildings and in the rears of shops. Juxtaposing the familiar with the enigmatic, Frazzetta catches the nuances of an old tradition as it exists within a modern metropolis. As many of the city’s residents visit shamans, they are able to compete with psychiatrists and physicians alike. At one time, the parliament of Peru considered a bill that regarded curanderos as doctors. Unfortunately, an estimated three quarters of healing practitioners are frauds, exploiting the trust of their patients.

Seductive Photographs of Unmade Beds

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David Prince’s alluring photographs of unmade beds tempt us to luxuriate in clean white linens and warm sunlight. Shooting intimate, rumbled scenes in European hotel rooms and households, he exposes quiet, sumptuous narratives. Invited into private quarters, it’s easy to imagine mysterious honeymooners and rapturous exchanges recently past.

Jet Setters: St. Maarten Sunbathers Share Beach with Passenger Jets Flying Only 13 Feet Above

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Bizarre black and white beach scenes, featuring planes zooming alarmingly closely overhead are the focus of Austria-based photographer Josef Hoflehner‘s Jet Airliner, now on view at Joseph Bellows Gallery in La Jolla, California.

Rest Your Eyes on the Arashiyama Bamboo Forest

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© Peter Adams / Offset

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Photographer Couch Surfs Around the World and Takes Portraits of His Hosts

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Olena, Kiev, Ukraine

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Lamine, Guediawaye, Senegal

With a flourishing network of over 6 million members, CouchSurfing is able to connect world travelers with hosts from around the world. Through this organization, which is active in over 100,000 cities globally, diverse groups of people are able to share experiences and learn from one another in ways previously unimaginable. By prohibiting the exchange of money between guests and hosts, CouchSurfing is able to foster a community founded on kindness and curiosity. CouchSurfers may live in one another’s homes for long periods of time, or they might choose just to have a single visit over coffee.

A Striking Portrait of Little Girls in India

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© Brian Hodges / Offset

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Cliff Jumping in Sri Lanka

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© Lauryn Ishak / Offset

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These Surreal Landscapes Will Inspire You to See the World

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Champagne pool in Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, New Zealand © Radius Images / National Geographic / Offset

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Rain water pooling in the desert east of the Air Mountains, Niger © Michael Fay / National Geographic / Offset

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Ama’u ferns sprouting in cooled lava cracks in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii © Frans Lanting / Mint Images / Offset

If you’re in love with photography, chances are you’re in love with travel as well. Through adventures of our fellow photographers, we are able to travel the globe even if just from our glowing computer screens. In this most recent group show, we’ve curated a set of images from the Offset collection that are especially wondrous and surreal, full of enchanting landscapes and unimaginable color.

Evocative Photos of an Italian Summer Photographed by Lorenzo Pesce

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February 13th 2013 Artichokes stands and crowd shots in Campo de' Fiori

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Ready for summer? Lorenzo Pesce‘s photographs of balmy Italian days will take you on a colorful European vacation. Shooting mostly in Rome, Milan, and Berlin, the editorial, advertising, and travel photographer focuses his lens on local youth and culture. His exuberant images capture romantic beachside moments, enticing us to relish in the pleasures of our senses. His vivid imagery evokes smells and tastes of Italy’s fresh produce, the refreshing rush of cool water. Like the newborn lamb shot daydreaming at her mother’s feet, we are invited to pause and luxuriate in the sunshine of the season.