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18 photos that show great depth and distance

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For last week's Mashable Photo Challenge, we asked you to capture photos of things that are far off in the distance.

Our guest host was Conor MacNeill, a London-based travel photographer known as "thefella" on Instagram.

"Since joining Instagram, I've learned that I can use my iPhone like a proper camera and you needn't be limited by equipment," he said. "I've also found out that it's the most social of the social networks I'm on; I've made a huge number of good friends through it."

MacNeill, originally from Northern Ireland, shoots a wide range of styles — from beautiful landscapes to astrophotography to monochrome and beyond. One consistent theme in his feed, however, is his use of leading lines and photos of subjects standing far away. Read more...

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Look far into the distance for our photo challenge

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For this week's Mashable Photo Challenge, focus your eyes on things that are far into the distance

Look for leading lines on lengthy roads, or for settings that seem to have an everlasting depth. Try placing your subjects at the opposite side of the room before taking their portrait. And browse landscapes and cityscapes for photo opportunities that might show far beyond what's right in front of your eyes.

Conor MacNeill, a London-based travel photographer, will be our guest host.

"My photography started as a by-product of my love of traveling, and Instagram was just a further extension of that," he said. MacNeill, originally from Northern Ireland, started actively using Instagram while in China because it was the only social network he was able to access. Known as "thefella" on Instagram, he now has close to 200,000 dedicated followers. Read more...

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