Unreal photographs of tunnels look like portals into the underworld

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I love the mystery of Robert Burn's underground tunnel photography. They look like portals into another world, entrances to alien homes and haunting, unused gateways leftover from a different time. But they're just photographs of tunnels in Milwaukee, Wisconsin that have been perfectly lit and captured to heighten the supernatural aspect.

Here is a collection of some of his work, along with his captions. You can see more of his UnderMKE project here.

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"Natural Space"

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"Hellpipe"

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"Shimmer"

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"Pupil"

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"Icy Exit"

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"Deep Tunnel in Color"

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"Spiraling"

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"Almost there"

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"Quiet reflection"

Robert Burns is a photographer who shoots the underground tunnels of Milwaukee, Wisconsin exclusively. You can see more of his work on his Flickr page here.

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grnmtnbear
Green Mountain Bear

Tunnels? Tell me about 'em. Beep! Beep!