British photographer Rebecca Litchfield has dedicated her latest book to the abandoned structures left behind after the fall of the Soviet Union.

The haunting pictures show schools, train stations, and even entire cities that have been completely deserted.

Photos of Deserted Soviet Infrastructure are Totally Haunting

via Juxtapoz 

Ansel sez: YOU take great photos (your camera’s just a helper).

DL this wallpaper (and more) for your phone, pod, pad or computer.

Grab This (and other) Wallpaper

Ansel sez: YOU take great photos (your camera’s just a helper).

DL this wallpaper (and more) for your phone, pod, pad or computer.

Grab This (and other) Wallpaper

There’s a heck of a lot more to Matthew Albanese’s photos than meets the eye.

Matthew uses intricately built dioramas to stage extraordinary landscape photos. See the rest of Matthew’s creations below!

Incredible Landscape Photos Created With Miniature Dioramas 

via Design Taxi

UK-based photographer Philip Brittan has always been charmed by the millions of decaying leaves that fall into the River Frome in autumn.

Philip decided to submerge his camera into the river to capture the colorful debris in a painterly, abstract way. See the entire series below!

Autumn Leaves Captured as They’re Carried Away By a River

via Feature Shoot

Going on a road trip this summer?

Fill up the ol’ tank and read our road photography guide before you take off.

The Ultimate Guide to Road Trip Photography

Going on a road trip this summer?

Fill up the ol’ tank and read our road photography guide before you take off.

The Ultimate Guide to Road Trip Photography

While astronaut Reid Wiseman isn’t the first to document his time in space on social media, he’s quickly shaping up to be one of the best at it.

TIME Magazine recently interviewed Wiseman about using Twitter and Vine to share the experiences of an astronaut aboard the International Space Station.

Using Social Media to Give a Glimpse of Life Aboard the ISS

via The Click

Heads up folks, it looks like even Google’s photo-snapping robots are taking selfies.

Spanish artist Mario Martínez Santamaría has been documenting instances where the Google Art Project’s photo-bot accidentally snaps photos of itself while on the job.

Google Art Project’s Photo-Bot Takes Accidental Selfies

via PSFK

Charge your phone anytime, anywhere with the power of THE SUN!

The Solio gathers sunshine, and turns it into electricity.

Then, it folds up and fits in the palm of your hand (or your bag) for an on-the-go battery boost.

Power Your Photography with Sunshine

The Mallick Ghat market in Calcutta, India is world renowned for its myriad of fresh flower stalls.

Danish photographer Ken Hermann recently traveled there to photograph the flower sellers with their botanical wares. See the entire series below!

Portraits of Flower Sellers in a Calcutta Market

via Trendland

The legendary Magnum photographer Inge Morath dedicated a large portion of her work to capturing intimate photos of life along the Danube river.

Beginning this week, 8 female photographers who’ve won the Inge Morath Award are retracing her journey along the Danube for 5 weeks.

Retracing Inge Morath’s Journey Along the Danube River

via The Click

Photographer Vincent Brady has come up with an ingenious technique to create 360° time-lapses of the night sky.

Vincent built a custom rig to hold 4 cameras with fish eye lenses to capture the entire night sky in motion.

360° Time-Lapses of the Night Sky in Motion

via Colossal

With the increasing popularity of drones, the art of drone photography is finally starting to catch on!

The website Dronestagram teamed up with National Geographic to organize the first ever Drone Photography Awards. Check out the winners below!

Winning Photos From the First Ever Drone Photography Awards

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At first glance, Michael Crouser’s photos of ranchers in Colorado seem to be from a bygone era.

For the past 8 years, Crouser documented the few remaining families still working as independent cattle ranchers in western Colorado.

Dramatic Scenes From the Last Independent Cattle Ranches

via The Huffington Post

Just cut, tape, and slip in photos to turn any ol’ book into a neat-o photo album.

Grab the full instructions on the Photojojo Blog, or just grab a book and start snipping.

Learn to Upcycle Your Reading Material into an Album

According to a recent EPA report, the average American produces 4 pounds of trash in a single day, nearly double the figure recorded in 1960.

In 7 Days of Garbage, photographer Gregg Segal photographs his friends and neighbors lying in the trash they produced in a single week.

Portraits Reflect the Amount of Trash We Create in a Single Week

via Slate