Photographer and acrobatic stuntman Li Wei likes to hang reality upside-down by its ankles – staging improbable situations through the use of cables, scaffolding and elaborate mirror-gags. Like a true illusionist his method is part performance, part trickery – but he states the importance of eschewing digital manipulation to achieve realistic results. “When I am hanging in midair, I feel frightened and have a real feeling of existence,” says the artist.
Photographer Murad Osmann creatively documents his travels around the world with his girlfriend leading the way in his ongoing series known as Follow Me To. Chronicling his adventures on Instagram, the Russian photographer composes each shot in a similar fashion. We see each landscape from the photographer’s point of view with his extended hand holding onto his girlfriend’s in front of him.
When photographer Emiliano Granado finally set foot on dry land after five days aboard the MS Explorer of the Seas the first thing he said was “Thank God that’s over”. With a camera full of photographs and a thankfulness for getting home those words would go on to become the title of a series that showed life aboard a cruise-ship in all its, eh, splendid glory.