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24 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized

One of the greatest components of reddit are the thriving subreddits, niche communities of people who share a passion for a specific topic. One of the Sifter’s personal favourites is r/ColorizedHistory (featured previously). The principal contributors are a mix of professional and amateur colorizers and restorers that bring historic photos to life through color. All […]

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Portraits of an Aging Superhero

Born in Falun and now based in Stockholm, Swedish artist Andreas Englund is best known for his funny and realistic oil paintings of an unknown, ageing superhero. The ongoing series seeks to challenge the stereotype of the superhero. On his Behance project description, Englund states: “I want to make pieces that communicate stories. With the […]

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3D Faces Printed from DNA in Discarded Objects

Photograph by Dan Phiffer Heather Dewey-Hagborg is an information artist who is interested in exploring art as research and public inquiry. Traversing media ranging from algorithms to DNA, her work seeks to question fundamental assumptions underpinning perceptions of human nature, technology and the environment. In her fascinating series entitled Stranger Visions, Heather collects DNA samples […]

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Fleeting Glimpses of Love on the New York Subway

Street photographer Matt Weber has been documenting life in New York City since 1984 when be bought his first camera, a Canon AE-1 with a 50mm lens. Since then he has taken thousands of photos that run the gamut of human emotion; from anger and hatred to love and compassion. You can go through his […]

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Cosplayers Reveal Their Day Jobs [15 photos]

BuzzFeed sent staffer Ryan Broderick to New York Comic Con (which took place Oct. 9 – 12) to ask Cosplayers in attendance what their day jobs were. As expected, cosplayers come from all walks of life! You can see the complete 29-picture gallery at BuzzFeed. 1. Photograph by Ryan Broderick/BuzzFeed 2. Photograph by Ryan Broderick/BuzzFeed […]

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Portraits of the Human Body at 100 Years of Age

A centenarian is a person who lives to or beyond the age of 100 years. In a photo series of the same name, photographer Anastasia Pottinger explores what the human body looks like at 100 years of age or older. As she explains: This body of work was born out of the opportunity I had […]

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