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City Silhouettes by Jasper James

Beijing-based photographer Jasper James has a wonderful series of portraits of people reflected against cityscapes. The images are all composed in camera—no compositing or Photoshopping beyond simple contrast adjustments. The result—giant humans superimposed on tiny buildings—inverts the usual urban experience, where the buildings dwarf each individual.

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from “City Silhouettes,” by Jasper James, 2010 :: via Feature Shoot and Petapixel

Originally published at culture-making.com.

Terraced Rice Field, Yunnan, China, photo by Thierry Bornier

Cultivation meets topography, this stunning landscape looks more like a geological map than somebody’s workplace.

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Terraced Rice Field,” Yunnan, China, by Thierry Bornier, National Geographic Daily, 22 June 2010

Originally published at culture-making.com.