Stranger than Fiction?

If you enjoyed my post on the Little People Project, you’ll love this.

First, feast your gaze on these gorgeous landscape photos:


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Rivers in flood, erupting volcanoes, coral reefs, Northern Lights … the moon??

This photographer must really get around!

Not as much as your eyes might lead you to believe.

There is a little secret behind these intriguing images—emphasis on the word “little.”

In Matthew Albanese’s Strange Worlds (the title of his new book), dynamic vistas can be deceiving.

Cascades of table salt,


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fields of faux fur,


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steel-wool storm clouds …


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Yup, they’re dioramas meticulously crafted and photographed by the artist, a man who is a mysterious master of scale and lighting.

I was fooled—how about you?

  1. Winnie Nielsen says:

    Yep, I was fooled too! Amazing art!

  2. Connie-killarney says:

    All I can say is Wow!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Debbie says:

    Yep, fooled here too.. amazing, truly!

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