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Photos of Faces Projected Onto Trees

Clément Briend is a French photographer who photographs images being projected onto various surfaces in various spaces. For his project titled Cambodian Trees, he traveled to the Kingdom of Cambodia and photographed trees that had faces of the nation’s deities projected onto the leaves.

Here’s a short description of the project:

Cambodian Trees is a creative light projection project by French artist Clément Briend that overlays trees with sculptural images of spirits and deities that are highly regarded in Cambodian culture. It’s a beautiful surprise when the projected spirits awaken and reveal themselves at night as though they are made of the towering trees themselves. The photographic light installations echo the spirituality of the few sprouts of nature in the predominantly urban landscapes. It is a visual imagining of the divine figures that inhabit the world, as seen through an environmentally aware spiritual eye.

You can find more photos from this series over on Briend’s website and in this album of his Facebook page.


Image credits: Photographs by Clément Briend and used with permission


 
  • fahrertuer

    Interesting idea.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1079180093 Tommy Sar

    This is what we Cambodians call, “Loy nah!” (Very cool!)

  • Charlie

    Cool idea. They really pop out alot and have a good sense of depth to them

  • rtfe

    i kinda want to see trees projected onto faces

  • jake
  • MikeAlgar42

    I thought these were rather awesome!

  • rtfe

    ahh whoa!!, neat work, but those are double exposures, not projections….

  • brob

    awesome work