This is not a Hubble photo of a supernova—it's food

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Ajay Malghan makes a living by playing with food and taking pictures of it. He cuts a thin slice of carrot, kiwi or any other fruit, presses it in between two glass sheets and experiments with light, colors and proportions. The result are these awesome abstract pictures.

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A short documentary called The Space Within explains how his creative process works:

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This project is called Naturally Modified and here are some of the pictures—I didn't recognize any of the fruits he is using, you can try if you want to:

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Pear

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Persimmon

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Kiwi 1

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Kiwi 2

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Corn

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Carrot

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Bitter Melon

Ajay Malghan is an artist of Indian descent raised in America who works in multiple mediums. A practicing musician since the age of 6, he branched into the visual form through photography and film. He is based out of Austin and Baltimore.

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You can visit Ajay's website, follow him on Facebook, Twitter or on his Instagram.


This is part of a series in which we are featuring futuristic, alien-looking or just plain awesome images of landscapes, cityscapes, and objects. If you are a photographer with such work, please drop me a line here.

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eliqb10
Eli's Got 2

He's a genius, and an inspiration. This is really fascinating.

Oh, and I didn't guess any of these right, either. :)