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Top 100 Photography Ideas in October

From Poignant Nude Portraits to Urban Climber Captures

— October 15, 2014 — Art & Design
These October 2014 photography ideas range from poignant nude portraits to urban climber captures that make one exprience dizzying vertigo symptoms.

While photography can often hide one's flaws and imperfections, these examples are all about capturing a raw and candid moment. Finding beauty in imperfection, these October 2014 photography ideas explore themes of life, death and vulnerability.

Whether capturing the innocence of a child's eyes or illustrating the vulnerable side of masculinity, these images aim to tell a story while stirring one's emotions.

In addition to images that capture raw emotion, these photography ideas also play with surrealism and aim to challenge their viewer's perception. Whether inducing shock or fear, the images reach new heights and capture fearless daredevils and brave individuals at their most candid.
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American Marshal Photography
American Marshal Photography
Brain Finke Dedicated Four Years to Photographing U.S. Marshals
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Floating Cube-Light Photos
Floating Cube-Light Photos
Alternative Landscapes Depicts Cubes Lighting Up Their Surroundings
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98
Purple Bay Photography
Purple Bay Photography
San Francisco Salt Ponds by Julieanne Kost is Enchanting and Ethereal
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97
Bounty Hunter Photography
Bounty Hunter Photography
Clara Vanucci Documents the Bail Bond Industry
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96
Erupting Volcano Photography
Erupting Volcano Photography
Iurie Belegurschi Captures Shots of an Active Baroarbunga in Iceland
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95
Aerial Festival Photography
Aerial Festival Photography
These Burning Man Shots Were Captured By a Drone
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94
Arts District Photography
Arts District Photography
LA-Based Anon_Y_Mouse Creates Inspirational Travel Imagest
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93
Declining Grandparent Photography
Declining Grandparent Photography
Photos of My Grandfather Dying Chronicles a Harrowing Loss
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92
Isolated Shepherd Photography
Isolated Shepherd Photography
Clementine Schneidermann Documents Her Brother's Solitary Existence
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91
Theater Facade Photography
Theater Facade Photography
Stefanie Zoche and Sabine Haubitz Document Vibrant Fronts in India
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90
Otherworldly Landscape Photography
Otherworldly Landscape Photography
On Her Skin by Asako Shimizu Captures Infinite Horizons
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89
Alternative Lifestyle Photography
Alternative Lifestyle Photography
Robert Ellis Photographs the New Line Community Surroundings
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88
Egyptian Documentary Photography
Egyptian Documentary Photography
Amanda Mustard Examines Life in Cairo
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87
Modern Nun Photography
Modern Nun Photography
Craig Buchan Photographs the Daily Lives of Nuns
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86
Rare City Photography
Rare City Photography
Basement Sanctuaries by Gesche Wurfel Captures Unexpected Side of NYC
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85
Cemetery-Dwelling Photography
Cemetery-Dwelling Photography
'City Of the Dead' Depicts People Living In An Egyptian Cemetery
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Time-Lapse Skyline Photography
Time-Lapse Skyline Photography
Michael Marker-Moore Captures Breathtaking City Sunsets
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Festive Oktoberfest Photography
Festive Oktoberfest Photography
Christopher Nilson Captures Bearded Men and Beer Maidens
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82
Vintage Prohibition Photography
Vintage Prohibition Photography
Top Seelie's Photo Series Takes Us Back to New York During The 20s
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81
Reflective Briefcase Photography
Reflective Briefcase Photography
The Mirror Man Suitcase Series by Rui Calcada Bastos is Striking
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80
Transformative Rocker Photography
Transformative Rocker Photography
Brandon Andersen Captures Musicians On and Off the Stage
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79
Adorable Chinchilla Photography
Adorable Chinchilla Photography
Mr. Bagel is an Instagram Celebrity Who Just Wants to Be Human
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78
Bizarre Metropolitan Photography
Bizarre Metropolitan Photography
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete Documents Modern Los Angeles
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Touching Adoption Photography
Touching Adoption Photography
Blended by Kate T. Parker Celebrates Unconditional Love
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Synchronized Mountaineering Photography
Synchronized Mountaineering Photography
Robert Boesch Photographed a Mountaineering Team
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Faceless Model Photography
Faceless Model Photography
This Portrait Series by Michael Zavros Blurs Subjects' Features
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Superimposed Shape Photography
Superimposed Shape Photography
This Aakash Nihalani Photography Set Challenges Reality
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Nomadic Lifestyle Photography
Nomadic Lifestyle Photography
Country Fictions Chronicles a Beatific Surrender to Nature
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African Scarification Photography
African Scarification Photography
Joana Choumali Remembers an Ancient Tradition
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71
Mini Car Photography
Mini Car Photography
Kim Leuenberger Captures a Toy Vehicles in Dramatic Adventures
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Magical Miniature Photography
Magical Miniature Photography
Zev Hoover Looks at Things From an Alternate Point of View
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Fashion Week Photography
Fashion Week Photography
Driely S. Captures First Day Outfits for NY Fashion Week
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Candid Manhood Photography
Candid Manhood Photography
Jodi Bieber Captures Male Subjects in Vulnerable States
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Couture Still Life Photography
Couture Still Life Photography
The Collecteur is a Collection of Fashionable Still Lifes
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Candy-Colored Sheep Photography
Candy-Colored Sheep Photography
The Dream Series Inspires Us to Use Our Imaginations
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Dynamic Storm Photography
Dynamic Storm Photography
Dalton Portella's Crashing Wave Photography is Lensed During Downpours
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Backstage Couture Photography
Backstage Couture Photography
Driely S. Photographs Diane von Furstenberg's Spring/Summer Show
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Vintage Space Travel Photography
Vintage Space Travel Photography
These Vintage NASA Photographs Will Go on Display
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Rocky Relationship Photography
Rocky Relationship Photography
Nadja Wohlleben Documents Her Relationship's Rough Patch
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Botanical Projection Photography
Botanical Projection Photography
Rainer Torrado Captures Mui Mui in this Superimposed Photo Series
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Ukrainian Crisis Portraiture
Ukrainian Crisis Portraiture
'A Row of Bones' Explores Ukraine in its Time of Crisis
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Swimming Dog Photography
Swimming Dog Photography
Seth Casteel's Underwater Puppies Image Series is Adorably Candid
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Funny Pothole Photography
Funny Pothole Photography
This Project Raises Awareness About Bad Roads in Kaunas, Lithuania
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Time Slice Photography
Time Slice Photography
Dan Marker-Moore Captures the Passing of Time Through Collages
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Aerial Beach Photography
Aerial Beach Photography
Bernhard Lang Captures a Bird's Eye First of the Adriatic Coastline
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Splashing Paint Photography
Splashing Paint Photography
Clourant by Floto+Warner Studio is Full of Surreal Vibrancy
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Outraged Cake Photography
Outraged Cake Photography
The Cake Angry Series Finds a Different Use for Leftover Dessert
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Dark Metamorphosis Photography
Dark Metamorphosis Photography
Giorgia Napoletano Focuses on Surreal Illusions and Identities
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Haunting Architecture Photography
Haunting Architecture Photography
Herbert Baglione Photographs the Soul Behind 1000 Shadows
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Hunting Culture Photography
Hunting Culture Photography
Travis Dewitz Captures Wisconsin's Hunters in His New Book
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Dreamlike Self Portraits
Dreamlike Self Portraits
Photographer Kylli Sparre Captures the Magical Side of Herself
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Dreamlike Hipster Photography
Dreamlike Hipster Photography
Louis Edwin Fry Captures Surreal and Sublime Imagery
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Mexican Gang Photography
Mexican Gang Photography
Bronia Stewart Photographed the Life and Times of a Mexican Gang Member
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Art Festival Photography
Art Festival Photography
Trey Ratcliff Captures Burning Man in an Epic Way
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Bizarre Bathrobe Photography
Bizarre Bathrobe Photography
The Bathrobe Crusader Instagram Travel Photo Series is Hilarious
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Symmetrical Architecture Photography
Symmetrical Architecture Photography
Sasha Levin's Photographs of Architecture Will Mesmerize You
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Surreal Night Time Photography
Surreal Night Time Photography
Mikko Lagerstedt Juxtaposes Starry Skies with Beautiful Landscapes
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Zoo Animal Photography
Zoo Animal Photography
Manuela Kulpa Captures Touching Images of Contained Creatures
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Surreal Puddling Photography
Surreal Puddling Photography
In Jettison Molly Strohl Shoots Halloween-Appropriate Images
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Child Perspective Photography
Child Perspective Photography
Miki Hasegawa Sees the World Through Her Daughter's Eyes
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Interwoven Identity Photography
Interwoven Identity Photography
The Identities Photo Series Captures a Pair of Inseparable Women
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Pixar Character Photography
Pixar Character Photography
Woody from Toy Story Garners Over 5 Million Followers on Instagram
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Vibrant Food Photography
Vibrant Food Photography
FoodTone by Isabella Vacchi Focuses on Different Color Palettes
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Painterly Beauty Photography
Painterly Beauty Photography
Isamaya Ffrench Illustrates Eye-Catching Makeup Artistry
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Nomadic Festival Photography
Nomadic Festival Photography
John Kilar Chronicles the Love and Harmony of Music Festivals
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Street Fashion Photography
Street Fashion Photography
Driely S. Captures the Behind-The-Scenes Fun of Fashion Week
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Wanderlust Kissing Photography
Wanderlust Kissing Photography
This Couple Re-Created a Spontaneous Kiss Around the World
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Hypnotic Architectural Photography
Hypnotic Architectural Photography
Markus Studtmann Channels Hitchcock's 'Vertigo' in His Work
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Urban Climber Photography
Urban Climber Photography
Distractify Compiles 84 Illegal Images of Daredevils on Skyscrapers
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Transformative Burlesque Photography
Transformative Burlesque Photography
Sean Scheidt Captures Before and After of Sensual Performers
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Ferocious Feline Photography
Ferocious Feline Photography
Big Cats by Vincent J. Musi is Full of Wild Beauty
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Surreal Fictional Photography
Surreal Fictional Photography
Territories by Didier Massard is Full of Fantastical Imagery
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Swimming Infant Photography
Swimming Infant Photography
Seth Casteel Captures Babies Learning the Self-Rescue Swim Technique
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Athletic Form Photography
Athletic Form Photography
Paul Calver and Gem Fletcher Explore the Athletic Form in Bodies
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Alzheimer Patient Photography
Alzheimer Patient Photography
Alex Ten Napel's Series Explores a Heartbreaking Disease
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Rooftop Dance Photography
Rooftop Dance Photography
French Artist JR Captures a Surreal Synchronized Performance
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Trailer Park Photography
Trailer Park Photography
David Waldorf Captures the Static Life of Trailer Park Residents
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Abandoned Dog Photography
Abandoned Dog Photography
These Sad Photos Capture Stray Dogs In Puerto Rico's 'Dead Dog Beach'
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Bizarre Tattoo Exhibits
Bizarre Tattoo Exhibits
The Human Gallery Displays Real Inked People as Fine Art
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Smoky Film Noir Photography
Smoky Film Noir Photography
Glassbook Magazine's Inhale Story Boasts Monochromatic Imagery
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Moody Adolescent Portraits
Moody Adolescent Portraits
David Uzochukwu Conveys the Painful Truth of Adolescence
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Mysterious Landscape Photography
Mysterious Landscape Photography
Nicolas Bouvier Captures the Surreal in the Everyday
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Party-Goer Portraits
Party-Goer Portraits
Jennifer Medina's After-Party Photography Offers Hangover-Free Fun
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Condensed Urban Photography
Condensed Urban Photography
Peter Stewart Captures Hong Kong and its Dense Population
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Artfully Destroyed Photography
Artfully Destroyed Photography
Impermanence by Seung-Hwan Oh is Colofully Distorted by Microbes
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Fashionable Food Photography
Fashionable Food Photography
Instagrammer Laura Miller of Sidesaddle Kitchen Wears her
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Siamese Fighting Fish Photography
Siamese Fighting Fish Photography
Visarute Angkatavanich Updates His Impressive Portfolio
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Hauntingly Innocent Photography
Hauntingly Innocent Photography
Luca Meneghel Captures a Natural Katrina Lea Prince in All Black
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Clinical Food Photography
Clinical Food Photography
Hospital Food from Around the World is Eye-Opening
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Striking Surrealism Portraits
Striking Surrealism Portraits
This Oleg Oprisco Photography Boasts Botanical Imagery
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Dynamic Cosmetic Closeups
Dynamic Cosmetic Closeups
Teen Vogue's Eye Candy Editorial Highlights Vivid Makeup Looks
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Guinea Pig Photography
Guinea Pig Photography
BooBoo and Friends Come Together in an Adorable Portrait Series
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Gruesome Mid-20th Century Photography
Gruesome Mid-20th Century Photography
Herbert List Captured Surreal Images Way Before Photoshop
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Promising Youthful Photography
Promising Youthful Photography
Polina Photographs Bright-Eyed Youths
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Dream-Inspired Photography
Dream-Inspired Photography
Escape Artist Rosie Hardy Creates Surreal and Imaginative Imagery
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Intimate Transgender Photography
Intimate Transgender Photography
Willeke Duijvekam Documents Lives of Two Girls For Six Years
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Evocative Feminine Photography
Evocative Feminine Photography
'Girlfriends' Interprets the Female Gaze
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Poignant Nude Portraits
Poignant Nude Portraits
This Amanda Charchian Photography Series Explores Conceptual Themes
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Naked Handstander Portraits
Naked Handstander Portraits
One Guy is Doing Naked Handstands Around the World for a Cause
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Then-and-Now Playboy Bunnies
Then-and-Now Playboy Bunnies
Photographer Sara Naomi Lewkowicz Captured Hefner's Retired Models
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