Daniel Lee is not an expert in evolutionary theory, but he’s got ideas about where we came from. He certainly doesn’t try to pass them off as scientific truth; instead he makes his ideas into anything-but-primitive digital images intended as provocative art.[1]

His series titled “Origin” depicts human evolution in 12 pictures, from the fish form (as Coelacanth) eventually transforming to reptiles, apes and humans.

It took three photo shoots-using three different cameras-before Lee began working in Photoshop. He started by photographing a dead bluefish he picked up from an Italian market in New York City and finished with a human male model in various crouching and squatting positions.

Don’t know about you guys, but his digital images seem pretty convincing to me. You can view larger images below.

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(All images ©DANIEL LEE)

P.S.: and you still eat fish after seeing this?

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