Berlin based dancer Mickael Jou get the idea from being taken photos by tourist, combines his love of photos with dance together and undertakes a project to capture 365 self-portraits. In this project, Jou creative seemingly defies gravity in some snaps, while others feature him in skillful dance poses. The results inject a sense of escapism to otherwise ordinary situations – Jou almost floating through the air. Quite interesting series. The only thing I can think when looks at these photos is why he need to take off his shoes, which makes he looks less like flying somehow.
If you try to stay in shape but can’t really control your sweet teeth, the study conducted by website Wisegeek might help you to make decision. The study chose 71 common edibles to find out how their 200 calories worth looks like. They proportioned things like peanut butter, canned beans, fruits, veggies, and even soda into 200 calorie quantities and photographed the results. It is quite surprising to see it in plate, especially when you know 385 grams apple and 34 grams Peanut Butter has the same amount of calories. You can check the whole study result on Wisegeek’s page. It is definitely a visual way allows people to size up a food in a way they have never done it before.
In the eye of Brazilian photographer Vanessa Dualib, everyday food is more than what they look like. In her project, entitled Brincando Com a Comida (Playing With Food), everything from potatoes to pea pods are transformed into playful animal. Took advantage of food’s original shape and color, Dualib used her imagination and some simple carving techniques to reshape them. Sweet potato dinosaur, eggplant whale, bread turtle, pepper scorpion, each piece is totally unique and will definitely bring a smile to your face.
Erik Johannson is a self-taught photographer who learned how to retouch photos to make impossible and extraordinary images. Echoing the mathematical preciseness of M.C. Escher and the jocularity of Salvador Dalí, Erik creates realistic photos of impossible scenes where up is often down and perspectives are always misleading. For Erik, photography is just a way to collect material to realize the ideas in his mind. Just like he said “I don’t capture moments, I capture ideas.” [source]