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From Unraveling Body Artwork to Shattering Sensei Photography

 - May 27, 2012
These brilliant self-destructing captures demonstrate the beauty of imperfections in art, photography, advertising and design. Flaws bring individuality and one-of-a-kind attributes that are achieved through self-infliction or the passage of time.

The dripping, shattering and unraveling characteristics capture the audience's attention as they ponder about the story behind the image. Whether the destructive qualities are achieved by the artist themselves, digital processes or natural means, the results are bewitching. With the help of high-speed cameras and computer-generated effects, advertisers and photographers can capture moments unseen by the human eye. The illusionistic effect can also be created using traditional mediums like watercolor, wax and ordinary graphite.

You can't help but stop and stare at these apocalyptic sites. These self-destructing captures prove beauty comes from unexpected moments.