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The Photos Of 2018 Week 03

Here's our weekly round up of some of the best and most newsworthy photos from the past seven days.

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Totally cool sunrise over the Gulf of Mexico

Sometimes you just get lucky and film something which is a beautiful natural phenomenon.
Like freezing temperatures and the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico giving you a hazy display during a gorgeous sunrise.

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Ahead of South Korea’s Olympics, a ski resort decays

Every Olympic Games it's the same story. The host nation has a plan with all the expensive new facilities they are building once the Games have gone. However, more often than not, these same buildings end up abandoned for they are simply to big and too expensive to keep in decent standing for the local population.
As South Korea prepares to host the 2018 Winter Olympics in a raft of new sporting venues, the abandoned Alps Ski Resort, 60 miles away, stands in grim contrast, as the future of South Korea's new facilities remains uncertain.

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When your home freezes

I complain when the temperature drops to anywhere near 5 degrees Celsius, but in some parts of Russia they'd thank their lucky stars if it ever gets that warm.
They often have it so cold that, when you have bad insulation and loads of moisture in the air, your home just freezes over.

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Fun with famous album covers by Igor Lipchanskiy

The questions Igor Lipchanskiy asked himself was a very simple one; What is going on just outside of view during the photoshoots of famous album covers?
He came up with some funny answers.

Credit: Igor Lipchanskiy

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When you really want to win a prize for Best Photo

Is it ethical for a (news) photographer to ask a subject pose for him or her? Should they just capture things as they happen and when they miss it just call it bad luck and leave it be? Or should they be allowed to try a recreate a moment they've missed?
These photographer in Bangladesh have asked a young Muslim man for this pose and he obliges.
It is not known if these photographers are professionals or just amateurs posing as such, but is there anything wrong with what they are doing?

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Exploring the Unbeaten Path visits an abandoned bathhouse in Thailand

Our friend Bob likes to find those hard to reach places, even when on vacation.
This video of an abandoned bathhouse in Thailand was shot on a phone, but you can still see that it must have been quite a nice place once.

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Year 2017 in Photos by Dutch Photographer Rutger Geerling

One of the best guys to document a party or festival in stunning pictures is the Dutch Photographer Rutger Geerling from Rudgr.com. And that message is already out there, because Rutger flies around the world to make those awesome pictures. He can look back at a great year. And has also proof of that in awesome pictures. Sit back, relax and explore this year in photos gallery.

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Planet Earth: A Winter Wonderland

It might not be the most practical season, but Winter does give us some amazing scenes.

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Enjoying the high life, up on the roof in Tel Aviv

With space always tight in Israel's fast-paced economic and entertainment capital, rooftops have been transformed into everything from retreats with thriving outdoor gardens to spaces for krav maga martial arts classes and even guest houses.

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Starlings in the sky

A murmuration of migrating starlings is seen across the sky near the village of Beit Kama in southern Israel. It's like nature's cinema.

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Riding the Slurpee waves of Nantucket

We're sticking with the cold for this one. Slurpee cold, in fact.
The temperature dropped to -11 degrees Celsius, cold enough for sea water to freeze and that is what happened at Nobadeer Beach in Nantucket.
Nick Hayden and Jamie Briard thought of nothing better to do than to put on their wetsuits and grab a board.

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