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Portraits of Rescued Dogs and the Tattooed Owners Who Saved Them

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Since 2012, photographer Brian Batista has been shooting an ongoing project titled Tattoos & Rescues. It’s a series of portraits that seeks to combat the negative stereotypes surrounding both rescue dogs and tattooed people. The photos are meant to show that looks can be deceiving, and you should get to know both dogs and people before judging them based on outward appearances.
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Photographer Captures What Male Entitlement Feels Like to Women Who Experience It

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Boundaries” is a project by photographer Allaire Bartel that aims to capture what it feels like to be a woman in an atmosphere of male entitlement.
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20 of Apple’s Favorite Photos Shot with the iPhone 6

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Apple tells us that it’s launching a new global advertising campaign called “Shot on iPhone 6.” Starting this week, billboards in 70 cities in 24 countries around the world will feature photos captured by iPhone 6 owners. 77 iPhone photographers will be featured in the campaign after Apple selected their images as its favorites.
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A Crazy Photo Sequence from a Crash-Filled NASCAR Xfinity Series Race

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This past weekend, I covered the Alert Today Florida 300 Xfinity NASCAR race in Daytona. Following the Kurt Busch NASCAR appeal across the street from the track, I had to hustle to get to the roof for the race — it sure didn’t disappoint.

Halfway through the race, Daniel Suarez got turned sideway and hit Regan Smith (7), which caused Smith to barrel roll through the tri-oval. It was one of the best crash sequences I have shot.
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The 25 Most Popular Smartphone Photos on Flickr in 2014

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The most popular cameras on Flickr these days are smartphone cameras. In fact, the top 5 cameras are all different phone models: the iPhone 5S, iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy S5, and iPhone 6.

Last month we shared the 25 most popular photos on Flickr through 2014. That list included images captured any all types of cameras. Here’s a second look at what the top 25 photos were when only smartphone images are considered.
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Training at Lake Placid with the Team USA Bobsled Crew

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I recently took a trip to Lake Placid, NY to follow the Team USA Bobsled crew as they prepared for the upcoming World Cup competitions taking place all over Europe. In 2014, I photographed Jazmine as a personal project after the Sochi Olympics. We stayed in touch, and I convinced her to let me come to Lake Placid and photograph them training next time they were there.
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Portraits of Men with Their Beloved Cat Companions

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Having a cat for a companion may not be the “manliest” thing in many cultures, but there are plenty of guys out there who have deep bonds with their furry feline companions. That’s what photographer David Williams set out to capture for his project Men & Cats.
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Portraits of People and Their Essential Everyday Items

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How much can you tell about a person from the small items they carry around every day? Do they provide a more comprehensive picture of who a person is? Atlanta photographer Jason Travis explores this question in his project Persona.

It’s a series of diptych in which the top half of each image is a portrait of a subject, and the bottom half is a photo of that person’s essential everyday items.
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Shooting Portraits of Superheroes on the Corner of a 1,000-Foot Skyscraper

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Photographer Benjamin Von Wong wanted to capture the fearlessness of superheroes without the use of a green screen or cheap special effects, so he recruited some ordinary people, dressed them up as well-known comic characters, and placed them on the edge of certain death.

The portraits he captured shows the models standing on the corner of a tall skyscraper in San Francisco.
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Finding Freedom: Portraits and Poems of Former Inmates at a Halfway House

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Finding Freedom” is a new art book collaborative project between Brandon Crockett, a community volunteer and advertising copywriter, and the renowned photographer Sandro Miller — yes, the same one that recreated iconic photos with John Malkovich. The book features poetry and portraits from residents at a Chicago halfway house — individuals who have recently left prison and are attempting to reintegrate with society.
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