renaud marion 'captures' massive insects in 'cabinet of curiosity' photo series
 

renaud marion 'captures' massive insects in 'cabinet of curiosity' photo series

paris-based photographer renaud marion experiments with the scale of small insects in his latest photo series ‘cabinet of curiosities’. placed in context with human interaction, the insects are manipulated to appear blown-up in scale. marion takes references from his personal documentation of insects that he encountered in france. back in 2013, marion gained recognition for his ‘air drive’ photo series, where he edited iconic classic cars to float in air without wheels.

renaud marion 'captures' massive insects in 'cabinet of curiosity' photo series
images by renaud marion

 

 

‘I like to work as if what I was photographing was true, documentary way.’ explains marion. using photoshop, marion seamlessly matches the perspective and lighting of the enlarged insects with the environment to achieve realism. placed in the wild, the small harmless insects, including bees and beetles, look like monsters from outer space.

renaud marion 'captures' massive insects in 'cabinet of curiosity' photo series
a man standing behind a huge beetle

renaud marion 'captures' massive insects in 'cabinet of curiosity' photo series
a farmer holding a huge green insect

renaud marion 'captures' massive insects in 'cabinet of curiosity' photo series
a huge beetle found behind the window

renaud marion 'captures' massive insects in 'cabinet of curiosity' photo series
a huge beetle

 

 

project info:

 

title: ‘cabinet of curiosity’

photographer: renaud marion

  • Creepy. Sure glad they do not really grow that big on planet Earth. Great Photo Shop.

    Gordon says:

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