The Ladies of the Australian Underworld

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The Forensic Photography Archive is a collection of over 130,000 images taken in the 1910s through to the 1960s in jails and police stations in Sydney, Australia. The images from early in the collection are all scans of wet plate photographs, and the amount of detail and character captured is quite remarkable – arguably better…

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Mechanic Renaissance Series by Freddy Fabris

Renaissance Mechanic Art

This fantastic series of images were created by veteran photographer Freddy Fabris. He wanted to capture the spirit of iconic Renaissance works and after coming across a garage in the American Midwest he was struck with an idea, and this series of photographs is the result. In the below two paragraphs, Freddy talks about the…

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Las Marias MC

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Las Marias MC is an all-female motorcycle club in Mexico City, they found that riding in a group made them far safer on the oftentimes chaotic streets of Mexico and they ride a broad range of motorcycles – a Triumph Thruxton, a Harley-Davidson Sportster, a Beta 200 and a BMW GS 650. The club was…

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Hold Fast Camera Ruck Strap

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The Ruck Strap is a design that launched Hold Fast from a small American gear company that no one had ever heard of, to a market leader in alternative photography gear. Each Ruck Strap is made from duck canvas and leather, with a micro-fiber suede lining – it’s 2.3 inches wide to disperse the weight…

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Union Street Camera + Laptop Bag

Camera Bag

The need to carry a laptop, a DSLR and a series of lenses poses a unique set of challenges – and as a result, most people end up carrying two bags. Ona is an American company seeking to solve this problem – they produce high-end bags for photographers from premium materials, and their Union Street…

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The Photography Of Amy Shore

Amy Shore

Amy Shore is a photographer who appeared relatively recently on the automotive scene and has quickly become one of its new leading lights. She’s based in the United Kingdom and it’s almost a certainty that you’ve seen her work before, as she’s been published with Classic Driver, Goodwood, Octane, Evo, Drive, Ramp, Iron & Air…

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Leica R3 Safari

Leica R3 Safari

The Leica R3 Safari was a special limited edition of the popular Leica R3 released in 1976, many credit the R3 with saving Leica as the company had struggled financially in the years immediately prior due to some poor selling models. The R3 was significant for a few reasons, the electronics had been co-developed with…

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All Tore Up: Texas Hot Rod Portraits

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All Tore Up: Texas Hot Rod Portraits is the work of photographer George Brainard, he’s been the official photographer of the Day of the Drags and the Lonestar Round Up events in Texas since the early 2000s. After years of covering the cars first and people second he began to slowly realise that the people…

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Ayrton Senna Wallpaper

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The story of Ayrton Senna and his rise to the highest echelons of motorsport reads like a slightly unrealistic Hollywood script – a young Brazilian boy who started life with such poor coordination that he needed medical tests goes on to learn how to drive a Jeep by the age of 7 (without use of…

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