sam kaplan builds food pits and pyramids with candies, cookies + tea cakes
 
sam kaplan builds food pits and pyramids with candies, cookies + tea cakes sam kaplan builds food pits and pyramids with candies, cookies + tea cakes
sep 18, 2015

sam kaplan builds food pits and pyramids with candies, cookies + tea cakes

sam kaplan builds food pits + pyramids with candies, cookies and tea cakes
all images courtesy of sam kaplan

 

 

 

photographer sam kaplan‘s obsession with organization has led to a still life series that sees candies, cookies and tea cakes turn into semi-architectural structures. the lensman has formed ‘pits and pyramids’ using treats that range from colorful confections to cheese sandwiches. spilling from the edges of the frame, the edibles are arranged triangular towers and deep descending craters, with each type, tone or style of snack forming a single layer. the multiple tiers of sweet and savory bites and their color-coordinated qualities create mesmerizing patterns and geometries that change their perception from food to architectural formation.

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the candy pyramid comprises peppermints, bonbons and bright blue confections

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the cookie pit descends in layers down into the ground

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a stack of sandwich cookies is assembled into a pyramid

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a geometric arrangement of tea cakes spirals downward

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triangles and squares of tea cakes are stacked into the shape of a pyramid

 

[h/t] junkculture

  • Imaginative and very cool! Love the color-design.

    gregole says:

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