Every day, lots of people are bombarded with a variety of objects and things. While some may accept those for what they are, there are some people that crave a different perspective on the things they come across in their day-to-day lives. These people are the ones coming up with innovative ways in changing the way people see things. It is all about one’s point of view, coming up with new ways of seeing the world around you, and, perhaps, gaining a better understanding and appreciation of what the world has to offer.
Cutting Things in Half
There are so many ways to view things around you; you can look at them from the side, you can look at them upside-down, and you can even look at them through rose-tinted glasses but why cut things in half? Well, cutting things in half is just one of the many ways that you can see through things but the outstanding factor of this viewpoint is that it can offer you a totally different perspective on what things look like on the inside. For instance, if you didn’t cut an engine in half, you wouldn’t know that it looks sort of like a honeycomb and it really looks like a piece of art when, in fact, it is just a piece of machinery. It is just like cutting a hard-boiled egg in half and realizing that it looks almost like the perceived cross-section of the earth where the shell is the crust, the white is the mantle, and you have the yolk for the core.
A change in perspective can make even the most mundane things remarkable. You have to give it to these photographers for having the imagination and the ingenuity to cut things in half in order to show the world a side (or a section) that would have otherwise been oblivious to most people. Who would have thought that by simply making a cross-section cut of different things, all these new images could be produced? Of course, due recognition should also be given to the sheer talent these people have in taking photos. It is not easy to take pictures and have it come out as remarkable as the ones below.
So take a break from how you normally view the world; everyone can use a change in perspective every now and then. The photos below should help you do just that.
The insides of a Patek Philippe watch
Canon 1Ds camera with 400mm lens
Lexus IS automatic transmission
17th century merchant ship cut in half
Nissan GT-R, it has a rear mounted transmission for better weight distribution.
Colgate toothpaste tube.
A Russian submarine cut in half
Inside of an electric motorcycle
Nissan Leaf Cabin cross section exposing its Battery Pack
A cross cut of a piece of wood used to mix paint by a house painter for 50+ years.
An old television
Leather arm chair display
Leopard 1 Tank
A pinata cut in half
Internal Steel Layers of a Katana
30mm AHEAD Shrapnel Shell
Hockey Helmet and Football Helmet
Inside a mechanical calculator
Old pipe with limescale buildup
Chrysocolla in Malachite
Cabbage cut in half
World’s largest container ship
Cross section of a number of different cables.
Gas station underground storage
Leica camera lens