Inspiration

You! Be Inspired! – Flying Houses by Laurent Chéhère

by . October 25th, 2012

The rise of digital photography and photo editing technology has gone a long way in the creative industry today. Photo manipulated artworks are not only a product of creative editing techniques but as well as the rare skill behind a photographer’s eye. When both essential skills are combined, amazing artworks are created that  even man’s craziest dreams are put into reality.

One amazing artist that combined his skills in photography and digital manipulation to create an amazing project is Laurent Chéhère. Influenced by the 1956 short French children’s film Le Ballon Rouge (The Red Balloon), Chéhère created a series of imaginative photo manipulations of flying houses featuring his shots over Paris. The work will be exhibited at Galerie Paris-Beijing in Paris from Oct. 25 to Dec. 8, 2012. Each piece is mind-blowing and considered by most as the definition of dreams and fantasy. The presence of color palette of greys, blues and browns adds to the dreamy atmosphere of each photos.

 

"Flying Houses" by Laurent Chéhère

"Flying Houses" by Laurent Chéhère

"Flying Houses" by Laurent Chéhère

"Flying Houses" by Laurent Chéhère

"Flying Houses" by Laurent Chéhère

"Flying Houses" by Laurent Chéhère

"Flying Houses" by Laurent Chéhère

"Flying Houses" by Laurent Chéhère

"Flying Houses" by Laurent Chéhère

"Flying Houses" by Laurent Chéhère

"Flying Houses" by Laurent Chéhère

"Flying Houses" by Laurent Chéhère

"Flying Houses" by Laurent Chéhère

 

 

Aside from being a photographer based in Paris, Laurent Chéhère have also worked as an art director and film maker. Check out more of his awesome works on his official website.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Kerby is an online marketer who has a keen eye in print design and creative artworks. When not at work, he spends most of his time in completing his sketchbooks with doodles and illustrations from anything that inspires him to draw. He is an avid fan of Japanese Anime, manga and some comic book characters. Check out his illustration blog and portfolio for more info.

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