Photos of a beloved bull terrier posed in funny, imaginative scenes

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The Instagram photos of Rafael Mantesso, who stages his doggie--a Bull Terrier--in these funny and adorable compositions.

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Photographs: Native Americans of the early 1900s

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In the early 20th century, ethnologist Edward S. Curtis made 10,000 wax cylinder recordings of Native American language and music and took 40,000 photographs of people from more than 80 tribes, such as these.

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Happy Caturfriday

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A photo shared in the Boing Boing Flickr Pool by reader Mark Moschell. The cats' names: Bert and Kiska. Says Mark, "I am only posting this because This Never Happens!"

Averaging thousands of images into one

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UC Berkeley researchers demonstrated software that averages thousands of similar photo to create a single representative image, like this wedding shot. Users can also refine and weight specific features within the source pool of photos to refine the average image.

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Fantastic photos from 1969 Life book, Drugs

Nothing screams DRUGS! as much as middle-aged dudes posing next to pop art paper collages.

From DRUGS, a volume in the Life Science Library. This version 1969, originally published 1967. Background artwork by Donald Miller and Yale Joel, collaged (ie photos added) by David Gordon and Nancy Genet.

(Via Found Objects)

National Geographic's first wildlife photos

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The July 1906 issue of National Geographic featured the magazine's first wildlife photos, night shots by George Shiras III. Two of the National Geographic Society board members were infuriated, arguing that the magazine was becoming a "picture book."

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Photography: Summer (on toast), Alvaro Dominguez

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"Summer," by Barcelona-based illustrator and graphic designer Alvaro Dominguez. This series is a collaboration with photographer Javier Almar.

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Bodypainted models blend perfectly into New York City

Triny Merry's bodypainting camouflage is incredible, like a CGI effect, but carried out with paint. The (pricey!) limited edition prints are for sale here.

New York City Camouflage

(via Asylum Art)

Extreme close-ups of bug eyes transform them into psychedelic wonderlands

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A small sample of the incredible macro photography of Yudy Sauw, who is based in Indonesia. You can buy prints, via Behance.

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Stunning Macro Photographs of Insects

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Color-organized arrays of food and plants, photographed by Emily Blincoe

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Photographer Emily Blincoe's latest photographic series: food and plants meticulously, OCD-liciously organized by color gradient.

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High Camp on the Moon (photo from Boing Boing Flickr Pool)

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"High Camp on the Moon," a photograph shared in the Boing Boing Flickr Pool by Ben Leshchinsky.

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Anamorphic illusion of Lego Minifigs

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Those Minifigures are actually 2D anamorphic paintings flat on the ground created by the amazing Leon Keer at Legoland Deutschland. See the reality below.

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Instagramming the Playa: SFslim's photos from Burning Man setup in the Black Rock desert

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Longtime Boing Boing pal SFslim, aka Aaron Muszalski, is out in the Black Rock desert of Nevada as he is every year around this time.

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Sweet portraits of pitbulls: 'Flower Power,' Sophie Gamand

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Flower Power is about challenging myself to approach pit bulls with a fresh perspective and an open heart. I invite the viewer to do the same."—Sophie Gamand.

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Robin Williams, mime (1974)

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In 1974, Daniel Sorine photographed two mimes in Central Park. Turned out that one of them was Robin Williams.

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