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‘Forest Punk': Photographer Hunts Down Abandoned Vintage Cars Lost in the Woods

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Polisot, France, 2013 – Citroen & Renault, ca. 1928

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2012, Bastnäs, Sweden, Ford Prefect, Fors Popular, Ford Taunus

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Polisot, France, 2013 – ca. Peugeot, 1928

For Forest Punk, Cologne-based photographer Dieter Klein tracks rust-speckled vintage automobiles into the depths of neglected junkyards and verdant woods, where they have sat, untouched, for decades.

Wistful Photos Capture Leisure Time in Ukraine

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Hidropark, the latest project from award-winning German photographer Freya Najade, is a recreational area in Kiev, Ukraine located on two islands in the Dnieper River. She read about the place in a guidebook and after visiting it for the first time returned the following two summers. “I was drawn to the people and activities—the fun fair, the table tennis where the elderly met and socialized, the beach life, the gym where people of all classes and ages trained.”

Raw Photographs Capture the East Village During the Heroin Epidemic of the 1980s

Boy On East 5th Street (4th of July), 1984.

Boy On East 5th Street (4th of July), 1984

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When New York City-based photographer Ken Schles lived in the East Village in the 1980s, the neighborhood was, in his words, “like a war zone.” He moved to the area in 1978 at the age of seventeen, and on the other side of the 1980s, he would emerge from the wreckage of the heroin epidemic, the AIDS crisis, and abandoned apartment buildings with his book Invisible City, a time capsule of sorts excavated from a city that no longer exists.

Spring is Coming (Eventually): These Veggie Photos by Randy Harris Have Us Planning Our Garden

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Beneath all the snow and ice that blankets much of the planet right now, it’s hard to imagine that in a few three short weeks, winter will be officially over and the budding blossoms of springtime will begin to rear their heads. As early as mid-March, farmers will begin to plant the first of their crops, vegetables like broccoli, carrots, kale, and peas. These delectable garden shots by New York City-based food and travel photographer Randy Harris remind us that on the other side of these grim skies and snowflakes await sun-drenched days spent enjoying fresh salads and grilled produce.

The Favorite Foods of Famous Artists Illustrated with Conceptual Still Life Photos

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William Eggleston

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Maurizio Cattelan

For Artist’s Palate, New York-based photographer Zachary Zavislak takes imagines what dinner might look like in the households of some of the greatest living artists and designers, constructing still lifes that not only incorporate each visionary’s personal favorite food but also are shot to mimic the aesthetic of his or her life’s work.

‘Radical Color’ Exhibition Features Eye-Popping Hues

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Can color be radical? In an age in which we are bombarded daily with full-color imagery, is it possible to create color photographs that continue to push the medium into unexpected and unseen directions? For his new show Radical Color, curator Jon Feinstein poses this question, diving into the abyss of psychedelic saturation and Photoshop-renderings to unearth images that speak to a newly emerging movement bubbling beneath the surface of today’s color photographs.

‘In This Beautiful Bubble’ Photo Series Captures the Everyday Lives of Kids in An Upscale San Diego Neighborhood

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Rory and Her Pony, 2013

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Amber in Closet, 2010

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For In This Beautiful Bubble, San Diego-based photographer Eri Morita captures childhood in her small, quiet neighborhood, where her daughter and her peers come of age within the protective confines of large houses, safe streets, and an idyllic landscape.

Hordes of Plastic Bags Photographed to Resemble Flocks of Birds

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For Murmurations: Ephemeral Plastic Sculptures, Paris-based photographer Alain Delorme constructs foreboding hordes of winged creatures that upon closer inspection reveal themselves to be composed entirely of fluttering plastic bags.

Extraordinary Photos of Ordinary Spaces Infested with White Balloons

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For Invasions, Paris-based photographer Charles Pétillon constructs fantastical scenes in which everyday interiors and landscapes are infested with hordes of white balloons in diverse sizes, each of which is blown up, strung together, and manually installed within the space by the artist and his team.

50 Shades of Food: Spoof Features Sex Toys Paired with Fruits and Vegetables

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In the time between the 2011 release of E.L. James’s 50 Shades of Grey and today’s much-anticipated film adaptation, it’s safe to say that kink has gone mainstream. For 50 Shades of Food, North Carolina-based photographer Bryan Regan brings the S&M frenzy one step further, constructing blush-inducing scenes starring household edibles.