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Photography is more than merely capturing a still image - the still-shot photographers featured here will amaze you with mind-bending and world-inverting techniques from glamorous HDR to dark ultraviolet and tools ranging from trash-can cams to pinhole cameras, while the urban cinematographers in this section can twist and warp reality in motion.
Liu Bolin is Back: 'Invisible Man' Artist (Dis)Appears Again
The master of urban camouflage has returned, this time exhibiting his latest photographic wonders in new contexts but, as always without post-picture editing.
Eyebombing: 21 Street Artworks Utilize 42+ Googly Eyes
Though naturally unique, the work of any of these 21 eyebombers is also inherently anonymous due to the similarly simple materials used in each case.
Tons of Art: Christo Unveils World's Largest Indoor Sculpture
Well known for grand gestures and huge installations, Christo has outdone himself once again in this latest work made of air, light and wonder.
Shadow Sculptures: Illusions from Clumps of Junk
Seemingly random bits of junk produce the most unexpected shadows when a light is shined upon them from a certain angle in these sculptures by Diet Wiegman.
Not Photoshopped: New Optical Illusions by Felice Varini
Artist Felice Varini creates large-scale anamorphic illusions on urban surfaces, which only come together when viewed from a certain perspective.
Cool Colors: Rainbow Igloo Built of 500 Translucent Blocks
Braving temperatures down to negative 25 degrees, these makers created an spectrum-spanning colored igloo out of over 500 frozen blocks.
Geometric Projections: Light Art Radically Reshapes Nature
Everyone knows there are mathematical patterns to be found everywhere in nature - though few such geometries are as explicit and dazzling as these.
Body Paint Illusions Transform Human Models into Animals
Carefully posed in graceful contortions, human models are transformed into dolphins, swans, iguanas and more in body paintings by Gesine Marwedel.
Doing it Wrong: Funny Photo-Edited Urban Improbabilities
It would be entirely right and wrong at the same time to call this body of work realistic - the scenes are at first glance probable, then clearly almost impossible.
Image Hacking: 40+ Glitch Art Photos, Paintings & Videos
Corrupted image and video files are turned into alternately haunting and psychedelic works of 'glitch art', also known as 'databending.'