Earth is beautiful and full of surprises. So is Matthew Albanese, a New York-based artist, creating stunningly realistic landscapes from everyday objects and photographing them as if they were a part of the earth. Albanese named his project “Strange Worlds” for it really is strange to see coral reefs made from walnuts, or mountains built from cinnamon.
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We’ve already shared some amazing Examples of Landscape Photography few months ago, but we missed one talented landscape photographer – Allan Teger. On the other hand, he is not like any other landscape photographer.. Self-taught American photographer Allan Teger turns the naked female and male bodies into ski slopes, fishing holes, golf courses and places where motorcycles, horses, rowboats, sailboats, biplanes, and mountain climbers play. They are NOT double exposures. Nor are they the result of computer montage. These unique landscapes are created by photographing toys and miniature “people” directly on the human body.
When I saw these tiny carvings, I thought that Dalton Ghetti has added some new works to his incredible series of pencil tip sculptures. However, it turns out that these wonderful micro sculptures were actually carved by Vietnamese-American artist Diem Chau. Diem’s carvings are so well executed that it makes me sad that there are only two of them. Now I’m bookmarking her blog and will continue to refresh it everyday till I see more amazing pencil tip sculptures!
Minimiam (meaning “Mini Yum”) is a creative union of husband and wife who create fascinating worlds of food with their little people doing their little chores here. Akiko Ida is Japanese and Pierre Javelle is French. They met studying photography at the Paris “Arts Decoratifs” art school.
German street artist EVOL transforms banal urban surfaces into miniature lifelike buildings. He is like an urban planner, but unlike the others, he creates a city within the city.The artist uses complicated stencils to quickly transform powerboxes, and other worn urban surfaces into miniature apartment buildings or other structures.
These 20 amazing photos you are about to see are not miniature toys or models. It’s Tilt Shift photography, baby! It can be achieved in two ways: 1) optically or 2) digitally with some photo manipulation. If you are interested in transforming the real world into a miniature in a cheap way, there are lots of simple Photoshop tutorials, however Real Tilt-Shift photography requires, not surprisingly, a Tilt-Shift Lens.