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The Photos Of 2017 Week 24

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

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Visiting The Secret Tunnel in Bjurälven

The Bjurälven river runs Jämtland in Sweden and it has a secret not many people know about. These divers are visiting that secret for the very first time.

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It’s not about the gear a photographer uses

It's that age old excuse "if only I had better equipment, I'd be much better at this", but is that true?
This couple try to debunk that myth and gave a friend of theirs a very, very expensive camera while they themselves, as pro-photographers, used the much cheaper version.

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LUNAR by Christian Stangl

Motion Designer Christian Stangl worked with his brother and Composer Wolfgang for 18 months on this shortfilm.
The foundation were thousands original NASA photographies, taken from the Astronauts during the Apollo Missions, which were released in September 2015. It is an animated collage using different techniques to bring the stills to life.

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Drone photography of Laguna Beach by Mike Soulopulos

I just bought myself a GoPro. Now I think I need to buy myself a drone to make beautiful photos like these of Laguna Beach.

Credit: Mike Soulopulos

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Trail Dogs

I love this video because I used to have two Vislas and they're awesome dogs. Loyal, friendly, energetic and playful.

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London’s Burning: 27-storey tower block in Notting Hill is a blaze

Round about midnight a small fire started in the Grenfell Tower block in Notting Hill, London. The fire spread quickly and has since engulfed the whole block.
Almost all of the 27-storey building is now on fire and the London fire brigade has been fighting the fire for over 9 hours.
Tens of people have been injured and it is unclear how many people have lost their lives. The fear is the building might collapse.
The images are surreal to say the least, almost out of a Hollywood blockbuster, but unfortunately this is real life and people lost all their belongings and loved ones.

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Art on the move in Pakistan

They pollute the roads and chug along at a snail's pace, but to their Pakistani owners the rickety trucks are moving pieces of art, commanding attention with garish portraits of flowers, Islamic art, and snow-capped Himalayan peaks.

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Alex Honnold free climbs El Capitan. Without a rope.

These hair-raising moments are the first video footage from renowned rock climber Alex Honnold's ascent of the 3,000-foot wall of El Capitan—without a rope. On June 3rd, Honnold became the first person ever to free solo climb this famous rock face at Yosemite National Park, California. The video was shot by Jimmy Chin (who also photographed the climb) for an upcoming documentary by National Geographic.

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The Photos Of 2017 Week 23

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

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The Calcio Fiorentino is a brutal tradition

Giovanni de' Bardi published the rules of the game, Calcio Fiorentino in 1580, which is played on a field of sand by 27 players allowed to use feet and hands to play the ball. There are almost no rules and things can get very bloody and heated.

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New York in HD in 1993 thanks to a DVHS demo tape

No, you're not watching a Hollywood movie. You're watching some demo footage shot on a DVHS tape in 1993.
It was converted to digital 1080p and it looks amazing for something that is 24 years old.

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