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Guardian Camera Club: Dulux colour competition

From blue skies to rolling green hills and seaside rides, this month we're concentrating on colour – and you could win a digital SLR<p>This month we're putting our portfolio reviewing on hold and will be focusing instead on a competition sponsored by the Dulux Let's Colour Awards 2014. It's all about …

Mars Rover Curiosity Takes Its First Photo of Earth from the Surface of the Red Planet

Someday, when the first humans walk on Mars — after they’ve taken a commemorative “one small step for man” selfie, of course — they will turn their …

Frank Machalowski & his Other Worldly Photographs of Exotic Animals

Phenomenal compositions of some surreal and exotic wild animals taken and composited over the backdrop of misty forests of central germany. Frank …

Snow in Reykjavik - joining locals in a warm coffee shop.

Brooklyn, 1967William Gedney Photographs and Writings Duke University David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Brooklyn, 1967<br>William Gedney Photographs and Writings<br>Duke University David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library


One Artist’s Mission To Photograph Every Native American Tribe In The U.S.

Matika Wilbur is interviewing and photographing members of each federally recognized tribe in an effort to break down stereotypes.<p>Contemporary media rarely paints an authentic picture of Native American culture. Consider the racist namesake and logo of the Washington Redskins, the romanticized …

Civil Vacuity

<b>Civil Vacuity</b><p>In many high-rise buildings, particularly for low-income families, insufficient resources are allotted to spaces that afford the development and maintenance of social networks. Lobbies, lounges and other small-group spaces are absent or located too far from residences or in public areas that afford insufficient residential control and feelings of ownership (e.g., public lobby entrance). Women in large, high-rise housing developments report more loneliness and diminished territorial …

Sony world photography awards - professional shortlist

The World Photography Organisation has announced the shortlists for the professional, open and youth categories of the 2014 Sony world photography awards. All shortlisted images will go on show at Somerset House 1-18 May

Photography of Ara Güler captures a forgotten Turkey

Two cone-topped minarets pierce the sky, silhouetted against a striking backdrop of clouds. Below them is an elaborate stone portal with a pointed arch, intricately carved with Islamic calligraphy and arabesque patterns in the style of the Seljuks, a dynasty that ruled much of what is now Turkey …

You've got mail art: new exhibition puts postcards back in fashion

• Share on Facebook<br>• Share on Twitter<br>• Share via Email<p>Sending art by mail was all the rage in the 70s. Now, artists' postcards inspired by the old-school phenomenon are back. A new show, The Postcard is a Public Work of Art – named after a 1996 postcard by Simon Cutts and David Bellingham – is on at X …

Eyewitness: Sony world photography awards

Joshua Zucker: Storytelling on the Streets of Los Angeles

Joshua Zucker is a 21-year-old, Los Angeles based photographer and videographer. Before graduating high school, Joshua won three national awards for …

Street Photography

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week