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13-Year-Old Girl Symbolizes Future of Mongolian Tradition  - Asher Svidensky

During a four-month stay in the mountains of western Mongolia, photographer Asher Svidensky captured a stunning collection of images that shed a light on Mongolian girls and their golden eagles. “Berkutchy,” the practice of raising a bird of prey to hunt for food throughout the year, was originally a male-only pursuit, but as more and more men head into the cities, women have taken up the torch. Keep reading to find out more about this amazing bond between species.

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 Charismatic Animal Portraits by Tim Flach

An award-winning photographer Tim Flach captures animals in a way they haven’t been seen before. His newest book, More than Human, is a true animal portrait masterpiece, where the expressions of the creatures look almost human-like. The artist spends hours to find the right individual lighting patterns, obverses animals’ reaction to music or silence, and even adjusts the room temperature.

The book is available at Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk

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One of The most famous digital artist Erik Johansson

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Erik Johansson creates realistic photos of impossible scenes — capturing ideas, not moments. In this witty how-to, the Photoshop wizard describes the principles he uses to make these fantastical scenarios come to life, while keeping them visually plausible.

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The phantasmagorical and surreal animal sculptures by Canadian artist Ellen Jewett. Between dream and nightmare, some strange creations born of a symbiosis between organic and mechanical elements, a meeting between fantasy, gothic and steampunk. Some very detailed sculptures in clay on a metal frame.

Visit her website at http://www.creaturesfromel.ca/

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