03.02.10 by Jeff

Matthew Albanese

Miniature landscapes by Matthew Albanese. What you’re looking at is a tornado made of steel wool, cotton, ground parsley, and moss!

matthew albanese strange worlds miniature landscape dioramas

matthew albanese strange worlds miniature landscape dioramas

matthew albanese strange worlds miniature landscape dioramas

matthew albanese strange worlds miniature landscape dioramas

matthew albanese strange worlds miniature landscape dioramas

matthew albanese strange worlds miniature landscape dioramas

matthew albanese strange worlds miniature landscape dioramas

matthew albanese strange worlds miniature landscape dioramas

matthew albanese strange worlds miniature landscape dioramas













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • http://www.chemicalgdns.co.uk Chris

    This is awesome! Totally inspiring..

  • http://punchdouble.com Deluge

    wow that’s very surreal

  • http://www.madhattersbook.blogspot.com Michael

    Woah. Sometimes I wish I was this creative/ amazing at things.

  • http://neuroticwriterperson.tumblr.com/ Voila

    Dag, this is frakking awesome!

  • http://www.ffall.org Pedro Freenandes

    incredible! speechless

  • http://thepinkspit.blogspot.com ines

    cool!

  • Kristabel

    whoa.
    im so inspired.

  • http://www.blondeshotcreative.blogspot.com Jenn

    That’s awesome. Love seeing the process!

  • http://www.paperschmaper.blogspot.com Krissy

    oh wow! that attention to detail is crazy…

  • Megan

    wow. this is insane! these are seriously.. awesome.

  • courtney

    i love this kind of stuff.
    seriously incredible work.

  • kristiina

    amazing !!!!

  • http://davidjdickson.wordpress.com/ David Dickson

    Absolutely brilliant. Just the time involved setting up. You are a lighting genius.

  • carla

    dedication! pure sugar.

  • KB

    mind = blown.

  • http://www.tylermcgowan.com tylermcgowan

    whoa, crazy. those are rad.
    more miniatures: http://bit.ly/9cSNoM

  • http://alindragulin.com Alin Dragulin

    instant classic! I’m jealous!

  • http://craftsplorer.blogspot.com Geri

    I am in pure awe.

  • Joel

    This is like… the coolest thing ever. I want to fill my house with these.

  • http://www.naomijulia.com naomi julia

    this is INCREDIBLE! the field! I want to run through it!

  • http://www.deptm2.com mike

    wow the detail and time that goes into these is just amazing!

  • http://www.amandafiebing.com Amanda

    This is some of the most interesting work I’ve seen a while. Thank you for including the behind-the-scenes footage. Sooo fantastic.

  • http://www.rawstonemedia.com Richard

    these are completely stunning, love it, what a beautiful thing

  • Pamela

    Wow!! This is amazing, so inspiring and creative!!

  • Kyle

    wow!!!!! speechless.

  • Jason Dorweiler

    This guy is dedicated to his craft, and always great to see new work. Good find.

  • http://icelander.tumblr.com Maw

    AMAZING

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/robbbbbb/ Robert Kaczynski

    crazy.

  • Spoony

    This is completely insanely awesome, i remember working with miniature grass and trees and such. Seeing this is completely insane, the amount of work put into this… they’re perfect! wow! just…wow!

  • lapetitefaon

    Holy ahhhh I want to write a list of curse words to describe my level of disbelief but I’ll censor myself OH MY GOD THESE ARE UNREAL!!!

  • http://okgoods.wordpress.com/ AmyK

    I am very interested in this kind of work right now, but I can’t help but think… can’t he celebrate the beauty of nature by going and and photographing the real thing. I understand it is an art and that he is very talented, it is just ironic.

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

      if he did, i wouldn’t be as excited about it!

      • http://okgoods.wordpress.com/ AmyK

        True, and I probably wouldn’t have come across his work at all. I’m just saying.

        Ha, it kind of reminds me of food styling. Looks so good, but don’t eat it! Can’t run through his field though I know we all want to. But that proves his point, he constructs these worlds we want to be apart of (or in the case of the tornado, think are so beautiful).

      • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

        this is why i want the Fantastic Mr Fox (making of movie) book. this kind of stuff is so amazing

  • http://www.concretecat.com concrete matt

    @jeffhamada that’s funny I was about to say how this reminds me of a Wes Anderson film, so much detail.

  • http://www.kimgilldesign.com Kim

    I LOVE this!!
    It reminds me of what some folks used to do for movie backgrounds. I kind of wish we wouldn’t depend upon computers so much and use our hands to create with. Sometimes technology is not always the best way to go.

  • http://idekumiko.tumblr.com Kumiko Ide

    Fascinating work. Love the behind-the-scenes glimpse into his studio.

  • http://www.ugooh.tumblr.com ugooh

    Amazing!
    I loooove it.

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  • http://th0ught.net th0ught

    http://samanthasalzinger.com/

    check out the catastrophes page. looks strikingly similar. these are from 2008

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  • Elle

    Feels like I’m looking at the real thing. Amazing work!





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Ultimate List of all the Best Art + Photo Tumblrs to Follow

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*Update April 28th 2016 – We are continuing to update this list, removing Tumblrs that are no longer updated very frequently, and adding more as they are submitted. Please read the text below before submitting your Tumblr for consideration! Thank you all for the help, this has become an amazing resource – let’s keep it going!

 

I am compiling an extensive list of all the art and photography Tumblrs worth following. I would love your help to make this the ultimate list! Please leave a comment below with your suggestions and I will update this list with the best suggestions.

This list will focus as much as possible on Tumblrs that survey new work by different people and credit the creators of the images. Please do not submit Tumblrs that only focus on one person’s work (ie. your own personal portfolio) or mood boards that do not make any effort to link back to the source of the work.

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