New York-based photographer Matthew Albanese wanted to show just how beautiful Earth could be, but his “Strange Worlds” series is definitely more than meets the eye. He creates these incredibly realistic and magical landscapes using everyday objects, such as coral reefs made from walnuts, or mountains built from cinnamon. Continue reading to see more.

For those daring to doubt his skills, Albanese has prepared some sneak-peek images of his installations at their early stage, allowing to see the construction process and the difference between the diorama and the final result.