Hidden voices behind the stars

While living in Berlin, photographer Jorn Tomter found a large number of films in the cinema were dubbed into German. Fascinated, he began to track down the men and women who provide the voices for Hollywood’s biggest stars. Image copyright Jørn Tomter Image caption Arne Elsholtz is known for providing the voiceover for Bill Murray [...]

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Photographing football’s female fans

Despite the often male associations of football, over the course of the 2014-15 Premier League season 25% of fans attending matches were female. This Fan Girl is a website dedicated to documenting the women who attend football matches around the UK. Sitting together in the pub during last summer’s European Championships, founders Amy Drucquer and [...]

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Future Projects

The winners of the 2017 Architectural Review MIPIM Future Projects Awards have been announced, with this year’s prizes going to projects from eight countries across 11 categories. Image copyright REX Architecture Image caption Rex Architecture’s 2050 M Street – commissioned by Tishman Speyer for the heart of the central business district, between Dupont Circle and [...]

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Week in pictures: 11-17 March 2017

Our selection of some of the most striking news photographs taken around the world this week. Image copyright Mark Lennihan/AP Image caption The eastern US states of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Virginia declared states of emergency as a huge storm brought heavy snow. With winds of up to 60mph (100km/h), the storm caused [...]

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Hobbies

Eric Aydin-Barberini: “Rainbow Maniac perform at the closing party of the Rat Trap exhibition in Jacobs Basement, Cardiff – the event combining three things that I love: art, music and photography.” Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-39292319

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The art of science

Image copyright Mark R Smith This magnified image of a baby Hawaiian bobtail squid – which has a light organ on its backside that houses a colony of glowing bacteria – is one of the finalists in the 2017 Wellcome Image Awards. The squid – which measures only 1.5 cm across – provides food and [...]

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Africa’s top shots: 10-16 March 2017

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the world this week. Image copyright EPA Image caption A worker at a tobacco auction in Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, checks the crop as the 2017 selling season gets under way on Wednesday. Image copyright AFP Image caption On the same day, [...]

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The hidden voices behind the stars

While living in Berlin, photographer Jorn Tomter found a large number of films in the cinema were dubbed into German. Fascinated, he began to track down the men and women who provide the voices for Hollywood’s biggest stars. Image copyright Jørn Tomter Image caption Arne Elsholtz is known for providing the voiceover for Bill Murray [...]

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The art of science

Image copyright Mark R Smith This magnified image of a baby Hawaiian bobtail squid – which has a light organ on its backside that houses a colony of glowing bacteria – is one of the finalists in the 2017 Wellcome Image Awards. The squid – which measures only 1.5 cm across – provides food and [...]

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Photographing the Russian Empire in colour

A hundred years ago, colour photography was in its infancy and 20 years from going mainstream. But one innovator, Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii, was a Russian who travelled around Imperial Russia taking colour photographs to record a world that was about to be swept away by the Bolshevik Revolution. Given special permission from the Tsar, Prokudin-Gorskii was [...]

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