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This Guy Bends Time and Space in Slow Motion

"Playing With Time" is a new mind-blowing 1.5-minute video by Macro Room in which a man bends time and space in slow motion. It was created entirely with a high-speed camera with clever planning and editing.

This Audiovisual Art was Made Entirely with Light Painting

Photographer Reuben Wu is best known for his pioneering outdoor light-painting projects, including lighting nighttime landscapes using LED-laden drones. Now he's back with a new series called EX STASIS that's a collection of four timelapse/motion audiovisual pieces created entirely with light-painting.

How to Create a Droste Effect Photo in a Photo in a Photo

The Droste effect is when a photo recursively appears within itself -- the photo within the photo within the photo, "tunneling" forever. Here's a 12-minute video by photographer and retoucher Antti Karppinen that shows you can create a Droste effect photo for yourself.

These Eerie Portraits Were Made with Makeup, Not Photoshop

Mimi Choi is an Vancouver-based artist who has attracted half a million followers on Instagram for her optical illusion photos. The portraits she posts may look like digital Photoshop creations, but they're not. Choi is a makeup artist who posts mind-bending photos made 100% in-camera thanks to her amazing talents with photo-realistic makeup.

When a Camera’s Frame Rate is Synced to a Helicopter’s Rotor…

YouTuber Chris Chris captured the above video showing what happens when your camera's frame rate is perfectly synced to the rotation speed of a helicopter's rotor: the blades are frozen at the same angles in each frame, making it look like the helicopter is magically floating around with frozen rotor blades.

These Surreal Folding Landscapes Were Made Using Drone Photos

You know that mind-bending scene in the movie Inception in which the dream world is folding up on itself? Photographer Aydın Büyüktaş' "Flatland" project is like that. The Turkish artist creates each of the images through a meticulous planning process and aerial drone photography.

This ‘Layer-Lapse’ is a Trippy Visual Journey Through the American Southwest

A year ago, photographer Julian Tryba was featured by Vimeo after creating a time-lapse of Boston using a technique he dubbed the "layer lapse." Now he's back again with the same concept applied to a different subject matter.

Tryba has spent the past few months traveling, shooting, and editing the 2.5-minute video above, titled "Timeless Dreams." It's a layer-lapse of the American Southwest.

13 Mind-Bending Thoughts About Photography

Photographer Matthew Rycroft put together this video containing 13 strange, random, and mind-bending "facts" about photography. These are short and seemingly obvious statements that may make you stop and think.

Super Trippy Abstract Time-Lapse Covers Everything from Riots to Decaying Roadkill

There are times where words don’t do a piece of artwork justice. Such is the case with Circle of Abstract Ritual: a trippy, creepy and downright weird time-lapse by artist Jeff Frost.

It consists of 300k photos captured over the course of two years. In it you’ll see riots, wildfires, decaying roadkill, abandoned houses turned into giant canvases and far more, all of it combined into an abstractly contextualized piece of time-lapse artistry.