I love photography. Pictures are worth a thousand words, like they say, but these 15 photographers combined their skills with an image to create something that looks truly alien…even though they were all taken right here at home.
#15. Iridescent glowworms in New Zealand.
#14. California sand tufas, shaped by wind and time.
#13. The Northern Lights through a window, Finland.
#12. “Gardens by the Bay,” Singapore.
#11. A bamboo forest covered with snow.
#10. The island of Crete being swallowed by a cloud of African dust.
#9. Ancient tree roots in Angor Wat, Cambodia.
#8. “Angry fist” cloud in Portugal.
#7. The colorful pools of Yuncheng Lake, China.
#6. Madgeburg Water Bridge, Germany.
#5. An aerial view of the beach.
#4. Gorkaya River, Russia
#3. A “green” lake with perfectly clear water in Austria.
#2. Guitar-shaped highway junction, Ufa, Russia.
#1. A departing train covered in 30,000 light-emitting diodes.