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    Sam Youkilis and his photographs play with our perception

    I love traveling and try to do it every chance I got. In this case, Sam Youkilis, a New Yorker photographer traveled through South America, from Bogota to Buenos Aires by bus. His photographs from that three-month trip play with scale and perspective to test viewer perceptions. Youkilis first shared his series of travel images through one of The New Yorker’s official Instagram accounts, a platform where their photography department invites a guest contributor to host the feed for a week. Youkilis posted photographs taken in a variety of different landscapes, such as the pink Laguna Colorada in Bolivia, the Humahuaca limestone mountains of Argentina, and the sand dunes at…

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    Breathtaking glaciers illuminated by drones at night

    Photographer Reuben Wu fuses landscape photography with fine art sensibilities to capture earthly scenes using powerful LED lights on a drone. He selectively illuminated Pastoruri, one of the few glaciers left in the tropical parts of South America, and using the night to showcase the blue glacial ice surrounded by sinuous black rock, all against a backdrop of the clear night sky. The pictures are part of the series called Lux Noctis, in which he has photographed other desolate landscapes in a similar way, although with completely different climate conditions. In earlier iterations of Lux Noctis, Wu trekked into the pitch-black desert at night to spotlight rock formations in the…