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Matt Stuart

Can you shoot photos of things that don’t really exist? Matt Stuart1 is a professional photographer. He lives in England and is fascinated about people and the way they live their lives. But what is really interesting is that Matt shots photos from perspectives which create an illusion of objects and situations that don’t exist in reality.

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In each photo Matt presents human life from unique perspectives, and thus tries to make an honest picture which people know immediately is a genuine moment and which hopefully burrows deep into their memories. The result is stunning: inspiring shots of the moments of our daily routine, however so brilliant in their precision that one simply can’t look away. To browse through Stuart’s portfolio you need a Flash-plugin.

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    Reyner Sibaja

    October 30, 2007 1:41 am

    that’s a wonderful photographer.. he has nice ideas ! cool

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    Andrew Fleming

    October 30, 2007 2:13 am

    Wow, how he got some of these shots is beyond me. He has an exceptionally keen eye for photography. Its amazing that he didn’t let those moments pass him by, and I wonder how many more pictures he couldn’t take that he has seen in his mind’s eye…

    Brilliant, fantastic post showcasing a fantastic artist. Bravo!

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    Pavel Ciorici

    October 30, 2007 2:38 am

    Very nice site…

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    Exactly what I needed on this Monday, great post!

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    I call this an advertisement. I wonder how much he paid for this post.

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    Pavel Ciorici: That would be the fault of the software you’re running. Nobody cares about your computer problems, really.

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    matt was a nationally famous skateboarder in the early to mid 90s, his photography is amazing

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    I like his work, it’s a pity there’s only three photographs on his site. Either that, or I’m doing something wrong.
    Nice post, though screams “advertisement”.

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    It is inspirational, we all need to start thinking out of the box instead of conforming to the normalities our boss and their peers wishes. I’ll think twice before taking another photo, just to see how i can add that digital angle.

    Keep up the killer work, loving the monday inspirations, i really need it at the mo!

    Amrit Gill

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    His photographs are absolutely brilliant. Each new image surprises me again and again.What are the odds of such compositions? I’m truly impressed, and will be adding it do my shortly.

    His pictures make me want to get out the camera and start taking shots again.

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    Djurdjica Selec

    October 30, 2007 8:08 pm

    Wow, who knew someone actually takes a picture of things I see throughout the day?
    He’s a damn good photographer. He has an idea, and expresses it. Very funny and involving work.

    One of your best links so far!

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    Simply wonderful! I wonder how much of these images where arranged and which of the views where found by accident….

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    This is very cool, I should try to incorporate some of his style in my own photography.

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    November 6, 2007 10:13 pm

    Very creative photographs. He probably is very much loved by advertisers.


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