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German artist Ralf Brueck distorted images of suburbia depict daily life a sci-fi wonderland. In the series Dekonstrucktion and Distortion, vertical figures likening what we think are beams from UFOs penetrate the typical landscape. The artist chooses his locations that he plans to distort sometimes by research and sometimes by chance. Shooting with an analog 4.5 camera, he actually never distorts the images from the get go, by never using filters or shifting the perspective. Later on the process, he works with just one photo, and digitally alters specific aspects within the image. Before he shoots, he plans the distortion in his mind and then never adds from another image or source. Besides the alien-inspired figures, the images are relatively untouched.

“One of the ideas behind my work is to manipulate the DNA of the picture, to let it mutate. Every detail you see originates only from the one sole photo,” Brueck told WIRED. Read More