OK, so I guess you already know we have a soft spot for unique pop up books; they’re whimsical and fun, and with a bit of smart design & planning and loads of creativity, these wonderful books will pop up to life as you turn the page. Continue reading
Minnesota photographer Thomas Allen has been inspired by his childhood experiences with pop-up books and view-masters. After cutting illustrated figures out of old books and vintage novels, he then rearranges them as a 3D scene and carefully photographs the new scene.
After being raised from the book pages in 3D, the characters go back to being two-dimensional objects in the form of a photograph. Allen’s photographic work captures characters and events in mid-action, leaving the viewer to wonder what will happen next. Continue reading