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15 Epic Images from the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

Source: Yahoo News

Source: Yahoo News

While we’re only halfway through the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, much has already happened—the world has picked its favorite competitors, watched horrific accidents and seen one of the most incredible opening ceremonies to date. If you’ve missed out on the action, don’t worry. Here are the top Olympic images you won’t want to miss!

Snowboarding Halfpipe at Sochi Winter Olympics

American Kaitlyn Farrington wins the gold medal for the snowboarding halfpipe on February 12th, 2014. Source: Yahoo

Opening Ceremony at Sochi Winter Olympics

Performers dazzle at the Sochi Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony. Source: UPI

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Shirley Temple: America’s Golden Child Remembered

While the world is still reeling from the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, yet another beloved actor recently passed away. Shirley Temple—known as Shirley Temple Black after her marriage in 1950—is best known as the joyous, dimple-bearing kiddo who starred in numerous movies, including The Little Princess, Heidi and Curly Top. Temple died late Monday in her home in Woodside, California at the age of 85.

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New York Cinemagraphs: A Bi-Focaled Perspective

We’ve waxed on Jamie Beck and Kevin Burg’s fantastic cinemagraphs before, and now we’re at it again. Visualizing one of their favorite subjects, New York City, in a new light, the design duo caters directly to the viewer by providing them with lenses with which they can focus on the Big Apple’s vibrance. The team complements their technical prowess with style: this most recent series is called “Seeing New York — through my Giorgio Armani lenses”.

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Victoria Will’s Vintage Tintype Portraits

In the timeline of modern photography, Tintypes are rooted firmly in the late 1800’s. Made by a complex process that involves exposing a direct positive onto a sheet of iron, the Tintype is a fascinating foray into both art and chemistry. The results are haunting and honest; purposeful imperfections are part of the medium’s charm, and attributed to the finicky nature of the science involved in preparation and development.

The following portraits were painstakingly created by photographer Victoria Will at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, though their auras suggest time travel was at play; allowing us a different vision of some familiar faces, utilizing an almost-lost art form.

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Hathaway

Anne Hathaway

Hader

Bill Hader

Russell

Kurt Russell

Kendrick

Anna Kendrick

Tintype Crudup

Billy Crudup

Cross

David Cross

Kruger

Diane Kruger

Wood

Elijah Wood

Banks

Elizabeth Banks

Fanning

Elle Fanning

Tintype Chriqui

Emmanuelle Chriqui

Tintype Flea

Flea

Tintype Close

Glenn Close

Tintype Schwartzman

Jason Schwartzman

Tintype Eisenberg

Jesse Eisenberg

Tintype Stewart

Kristen Stewart

Tintype Gyllenhaal

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Tintype Ruffalo

Mark Ruffalo

Tintype Hall

Michael C. Hall

Tintype Cave

Nick Cave

Tintype Hoffman

Phillip Seymour Hoffman

Tintype Shepard

Sam Shepard

Tintype Gomez

Selena Gomez

Tintype Dafoe McAdams

Willem Dafoe and Rachel McAdams

Tintype Macy

William H. Macy

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More of Will’s phenomenal photography can be seen on her website. To dive further into the art of the Tintype–from the capturing of the image, to the development and the final lacquering process- watch this intriguing video, courtesy of the Kalamazoo Valley Museum.

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