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Losing Our Minds
by Eddy Verloes


My series “Losing our Minds” was taken at the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis: a bizarre, but extremely fascinating period. Man loses his mind because a stormy situation presents itself that is new and challenging for him. Fear tries to overpower him, he freezes, starts to refle...

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Together in the Face of Uncertainty
by Miguel Muñiz


The year 2020 will be remembered as the year of the pandemic, especially hard for the elderly. An elderly couple enter the sea in the summer of the pandemic, the two facing the front towards a wall of fog... Uncertainty comes to mind, I keep staring and I see your hands intertwin...

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Sit Down Next to Me
by Gary Sheridan


The Waiting for the Tide to Turn series farcically explores the emotions of a disenfranchised people.

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Spiagge
by Sara Alberghini


We will all come back, with the din of pounding music from aperitifs, children screaming, grandmothers chasing them, baby-dance on the beach, and bodies massing together.

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Moonlight Sonata
by Hardijanto Budiman


I really love Surreal world! I use photography as a media to express my imagination into pictures. Inspired by Historical movie about Royal Princess in Joseon era 1392 - 1897 ( Korea now), the Princess is wearing a traditional outfit named Hanbok. I try to mix Traditional element...

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Plastic "Wave" #3
by Hugh Kretschmer


This ongoing series is a visual commentary on the effects of human behavior on our oceans and seas. The intended message is exemplified through the recycled materials used to sculpt each "wave", most notably plastic garbage bags.

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Alien Worlds
by Kittiya Pawlowski


An underwater series capturing Indonesia’s marine lakes teaming with millions of jellyfish. Thousands of years ago, the seabed was uplifted forming marine lakes completely cut off from the surrounding ocean. Over time, rain diluted the saltwater, providing a unique ecosystem for...

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Spring Equinox
by Fang Liu


A creative representation of the spring equinox.

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Elks on the Mountain Top
by Haihong Xing


This image is a creative work and shows the beautiful natural scenery of Changbai Mountain.

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Incertitudinal
by Greig Clifford


Relating to 'incertitude' - uncertainty and insecurity. A representation of a state of mind, of many thoughts whizzing around the head, too fleeting to catch hold of to form into something cohesive. Doubts interfere with ideas, worries hold back plans. Mixed with the demands of l...

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The Amazing World Of Django Bates
by Nick White


This study of my friend, the jazz composer and pianist, Django Bates, reflects the humour that underlies much of his work. The question is always: What goes on in the mind of a creative person? Here is a tongue-in-cheek answer with additional symbolism for the detectives. Most of...

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L'Ultimo Tiro
by Sara Alberghini


The last corner of Cervia, forgotten by tourism and by the crowd of families, crystallized over time, hidden between a dune and the pine forest. The refuge from the noise.

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Fate
by Mardin Ahmadi


"Sometimes our fate is different from the one we imagined for ourselves", Jean Kwok. After reading this quote, this idea came to my mind and I created this photo.

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Temptation
by Philip Mckay


"Temptation" was created when I first entered the world of art about 15 years ago. So many promises from art galleries and art agents and how they could make me and my art more successful, which all came to nothing only to line their own pockets.

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She ain't heavy, she's my sister
by Gilad Topaz


Drone shot of my two daughters, taken while creating a scene in which two girls climb a tall building and one girl helps the other to climb.

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Coexistence
by Shubodeep Roy


Birth and death: the two most co-existing phenomenon of life are not two different states, but they are different aspects of the same state. In this shot, I have tried to portray the co-existence of life. The shadow of the pigeon in the frame portrays the afterlife or death and t...

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