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Geometric Pastries

Photo credit: Dinara Kasko via Twisted Sifter

Dinara Kasko, a culinary artist from Ukraine, has become a social media star, thanks to her edible masterpieces. These geometric designs are first created in 3D-modeling program, 3D Studio MAX, and then the files are used to make actual cake molds. What happens next? Lots of work to get the final pastries looking picture perfect. continue reading for more.

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Bumblebee Transformers Scrap Metal

Photo credit: Kreat Works via Bored Panda

Thailand-based KreatWorks specializes in transforming scrap metal and other recycled materials into incredible sculptures, like the Bumblebee you see above. Don't have the money or space for a massive piece? They also can make you a mini sculpture of everything from Darth Vader to Wall-E. One caveat: if you want the former, each large sculpture takes one artist approximately 45-60 days to complete. Continue reading for more pictures.

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DIY Camera Periscope

Photo credit: Peta Pixel

Alex of the YouTube channel "I Did a Thing" recently uploaded a video showing how you can make a DIY periscope to film underwater with just about any camera for a mere $10. The main components you'll need are a PVC pipe, PVC elbow joint, a sheet of glass from picture frame, and a bargain store mirror. Simply attach the glass to serve as an underwater window, attach the mirror at a 45° to one end of the PVC pipe, glue everything together, and you're ready to shoot. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Nike Mag Sculpture

Photo credit: Filfury

Phill Robson, better known as "Filfury" on Instagram, is a designer specializes in transforming Nike Basketball, Adidas and Reebok sneakers into works of art. These one-of-a-kind 3D sculptures depict animals, insects, or just random objects that showcase the various textures of his favorite sneakers, like the Nike Mag wolf head above. Continue reading for more.

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Warrior Ariel Disney

Photo credit: Artemii Myasnikov via Bored Panda

Whether it be Mera from Aquaman or a Mad Max-inspired outfit, Disney princesses, like The Little Mermaid's Ariel, would look a lot cooler in warrior form. Russian artist Artemii Myasnikov specializes in just this. How did this series all begin? "One night I was watching the 'Disenchantment' series with my wife and we started a discussion on what we like/dislike about the main character. One of the things we both liked is how wasn't a damsel in distress, unlike most of the princesses in Disney movies. I immediately wanted to draw a Snow White (because to me she's the most damsel-in-distress-y princess ever) that would be armed, dangerous, and in charge of her own fate. That's how the sequence started," the artist told Bored Panda. Continue reading for more.

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Inside a Cello

Photo credit: Adrian Borda

Adrian Borda, an artist and photographer from Reghin, Romania, was inspired by a print campaign for the Berlin Philharmonic, which involved snapping photos inside old instruments, for his latest project. So, he took a Sony NEX-6 camera with Samyang 8mm fisheye lens, placed it inside a cello, and then used a smart remote to capture these amazing shots. Continue reading for more.

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Drone Light Symbols

Photo credit: Reuben Wu

Photographer Reuben Wu is no stranger to light-equipped drones, as he used them in a previous series to illuminate landscapes and create halos over rock pinnacles. Now, he's back at it again, and created glowing symbols, which were created by lighting rig-equipped drones tracing waters over the Pacific Ocean and Lake Michigan. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Comic Book Forced Perspective

Photo credit: Wire Hon via Peta Pixel

Wire Hon, a toy collector, photographer and comic book fan from Malaysia, has become an Instagram star of sorts by using forced perspective photography to interact with action figures from the Marvel / DC / video game franchises.. Characters include: Black Widow, The Hulk, Deadpool, Ada Wong, Batman and lots more. Continue reading to see a few of his popular shots.

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Stranger Things Starry Night

Photo credit: Twisted Sifter

Vincent van Gogh's famed "The Starry Night" oil on canvas painting depicts the view from the east-facing window of his asylum room at Saint-Remy-de-Provence, just before sunrise, with the addition of an idealized village. It can be viewed in person at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and was acquired through the Lillie P. Bliss Bequest. Now fans have taken it upon themselves to create their own versions, like this Stranger Things mashup. Continue reading to see more.

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Photography Editing Magic

Photo credit: Gilmar Silva via Bored Panda

Let's face it, not all professional photographers need to spend thousands on equipment, and Brazilian photographer Gilmar Silva shows why. He started his LUGARxPHOTO ("place and photo") series to show what goes on behind-the-scenes at professional photo shoots, and all the practical effects that go into them before getting the Photoshop treatment later. Continue reading for more pictures.

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