25 Photos of Everyday Things Taken from a Side You Rarely See
Sometimes, the camera can give us a completely new perspective on things.
A butterfly’s wing
A butterfly’s beauty will stand the test of time, much like these photos of lasting interest.
The underside of a mushroom cap
These rivets are riveting when looked at zoomed in.
Bubbles forming on the top of a glass of champagne
When you’re sipping bubbly, how often do you stop to look at the bubbles? This photograph shows an inside look inside the champagne glass. It’s just as breathtaking as these 46 photos.
A walnut split in half
They say not to play with your food, but they never said anything about photographing it.
The fibers of a cloth
The micro-fibers of this cloth look more like the fur of a stuffed animal. Can you identify these other objects in these close-up shots?
These cube houses
As if these six cube-shaped houses in Rotterdam, The Netherlands weren’t unusual enough, this photographer caught them while looking up and noticed they form a geometric pattern.
An airy wedding gown
At first glance, this may seem like some under-the-sea coral, but this floating wedding dress takes on an ethereal quality when shot from the hem. Check out what these other everyday things look like from a closer angle.
A wind turbine
When looking up, you can hardly see the blades of this wind turbine spinning hard due to their speed.
This sinking house
A clever camera trick makes this house in Paris, France looked like it’s sinking into the grass. It’s just one of the many real places that look like optical illusions.
Ice cracks on the surface of a lake
Cracks and bubbles of gas form an intricate pattern on Baikal Lake in Russia. Don’t miss these other nature photos almost too stunning to believe.
The bristles of a toothbrush
Upon closer investigation, toothbrush bristles look like a child’s building blocks. See if you can tell what’s wrong with these altered photos.
Inside of a watermelon
This may look like the inside of the human body, but it’s actually inside of a fun summery treat –– a watermelon.
An upside down bedroom
The Upside Down House at an amusement park in Pattaya, Thailand gives you a flipped view of the world…literally. These pictures of optical illusions will also make your brain hurt.
A flower field
Somehow, these rows of flowers look even more beautiful when getting a bird’s eye view.
Pine wood under a microscope
Trees are beautiful enough, but putting slices of trees under a microscope is fascinating. Just like these stunning photos, it makes you appreciate the beauty of life.
Heavy fog over a city
This incredible shot from Dubai was the result of cold desert air meeting warm air from the ocean around the start of winter.
The roots of a mangrove tree
Known for growing in tropical habitats, this photo shows all the life that coexists with the mangrove tree. Here’s what some famous landmarks look like zoomed all the way out.
Growing in a frozen cave in Russia, these winter staples look deadly when hanging above you.
A camera lens
This lens certainly as effective this way, but it’s interesting to see its inner workings.
The wake of a boat
This shot gives us an overhead shot of how a boat breaks waves. Check out these amazing landscape photos.
A leaf in winter
This cherry leaf is the lone survivor of what seems to be a harsh winter, based on the ice encompassing it. It almost has a calming effect, just like these other 25 calming photos.
These paper lanterns are often associated with festivals. But how often do we look up at them?
Lotuses are known for their beauty, but there’s also a certain geometric appeal to their stems, seen here from the bottom. Make sure you also check out these flower photos that look like illustrations.
A thunderstorm over a wind farm
These wind turbines keep going even in the worst of weather.
A snacking squirrel
Squirrels are commonplace enough, but how often do you see one like this? This photo could be on par with the most amazing animal photos of 2018.