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Istanbul Inception: Warped Turkish Cityscapes by Aydin Büyüktas You know that mind-bending scene in the movie Inception in which the dream world is folding up on itself? While the turkish artist Aydın Büyüktaş gets inspired by it and sets his series ‘flatland’ in a surprising context that defies the laws of physical existence. Mar. 14, 2017
Action figures come to life If ever Marvel and DC have any plans of rebooting their films, we know a guy who’d make a great director. Japanese photographer Hot.kenobi takes his action figures on miniature adventures that look even better than the fight scenes in movies. Feb. 22, 2017
Wearing the urban landscapes You can dress for a night in the city, but not with the city itself. That’s the sole privilege of these cut-out illustrations with women whose dresses become whatever you hold them up against. You’d be surprised how streets and buildings make for amazing Dec. 13, 2016
Light in the Darkness Photographer Kevin Cooley isn’t afraid of the dark. In fact, he’s almost like a cat, using the cover of darkness as his opportunity to go out and hunt—for pictures. Nov. 23, 2016
Made in China: The maze of Yiwu Market In the center of China's eastern Zhejiang Province lies Commodity City, which is the largest small-commodity wholesale market in the world. Oct. 09, 2016
28 Ethereal Images of a Transparent Subject Glass is one of the trickiest subjects to photograph. Trying to avoid reflections, seeing through it, and distortion it causes. It can also help create some dramatic and stunning images. Jun. 13, 2016
Uncanny moments of synchronicity With an eye for unusual juxtapositions and serendipitous moments where the universe seems to synchronize itself just so, photographer Denis Cherim is there with his camera seeing what the rest of us do not. May. 25, 2016
Sign of the times—27 significant images of signage Street photography often incorporates signage.Images of signs can help date a photograph and give viewers clues about the location, culture, even the period of history. May. 24, 2016
These hair-raising yet humorous scenes leave viewers in anxious anticipation Photographer aron Tilley and Director Kyle Bean were asked to create a supporting series of visuals that would aptly express a feeling of expectant and disquieting dread. Mar. 03, 2016
Mesmerizing images blur the line between architecture and art Lebanese photographer Serge Najjar has been focusing his lens on his home city of Beirut to bring out the stunning contrasts of light and dark in his series The Architecture of Light. Jan. 29, 2016
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