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79 Extraordinary X-Ray Finds

From Transparent Flower Photography to Animal Skeleton Accessories

— May 16, 2012 — Art & Design
Considering humans are only able to see a small sliver of the electromagnetic spectrum, these x-ray finds are all the more remarkable. Though our eyes are limited to visible light wavelengths, technology isn't.

From wide-eyed children to studious scientists, x-ray photography has fascinated people ever since its invention. There is something inherently interesting, even adventurous, in being able to see things in ways nature has not allowed for. Common, everyday objects like clothing and furniture become ethereal ghosts of themselves when viewed in these higher wavelengths. It's intriguing to contemplate how so much of our experience with the world is produced by our perception of it. This, no doubt, explains part of the fascination with imagery produced or inspired by x-ray techniques and technology. It provides a window into a literally parallel world.
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X-Ray Vision Devices
X-Ray Vision Devices
MIT Researchers Create Apparatus to See Through Walls
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Expressive X-Ray Shoots
Expressive X-Ray Shoots
Xavier Lucchesi Sees Right Through his Subjects in 'Radioportraits' Series
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76
X-Rayed Room Ads
X-Rayed Room Ads
The Bajaj Bulb Campaign Shows People Will 'Spot Everything' With This Light
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75
Sultry Soot Illustrations (UPDATE)
Sultry Soot Illustrations (UPDATE)
Steven Spazuk's Sultry Depictions Play With Fire
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Visible Light X-Rays
Visible Light X-Rays
Institut Langevin Researchers Develop New Way to See Through Opaque Objects
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Pixelated Anatomy X-Rays
Pixelated Anatomy X-Rays
Viola Moroni Depicts Vital Organs as 8-Bit Graphics in Unique Art Series
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Crude X-Ray Illuminators
Crude X-Ray Illuminators
Andrea Maestri Fashions a Lamp that Flips Off Its Users
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X-Ray Tannenbaums
X-Ray Tannenbaums
This Nick Veasey Christmas Tree Photography Series is a Modern Classic
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False Legs for Frogs
False Legs for Frogs
Brullie the Bullfrog Gets a New Lease on Life
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69
X-Ray Art
X-Ray Art
Paul Cocksedge Illuminates Wellcome Trust in London
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68
Doctor-Inspired Kitchen Cupboards
Doctor-Inspired Kitchen Cupboards
The Jean Nouvel X-Ray Cabinets Show Your Backlit Bakeware
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67
Animalistic Shower Head Branding
Animalistic Shower Head Branding
Ecocamel Celebrates the Camel's Efficient Use of Water
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Peeping Security Scans
Peeping Security Scans
Manchester Checks out X-Ray Tech at the Airport
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Insect Tech Innovations
Insect Tech Innovations
Caterpillar Movement is Driven By Its Stomach
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Touchscreen X-Ray Machine Has Fun Webgames & TV Too
Touchscreen X-Ray Machine Has Fun Webgames & TV Too
The MEDIVista Medical Equipment
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Kid-Friendly X-Ray Machines
Kid-Friendly X-Ray Machines
The Neo-X Makes X-Rays Fast and Easy for Pint-Sized Patients
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Z Portal System
Z Portal System
Detect Explosives and Contraband in Cars
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X-Ray Booze Campaigns
X-Ray Booze Campaigns
The Macallan Ad by Nick Veasey Goes Undersurface
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Intricate Underwater X-Rays
Intricate Underwater X-Rays
The 'Fish Inside Out' Exhibit Captures the Insides of Sea Creatures
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Transparent Animal Visuals
Transparent Animal Visuals
Iori Tomita Analyzes the Insides of Fish
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Cellphone Smuggling
Cellphone Smuggling
Salvadorean Gangsters Hide Cellphones in Bowels
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X-Ray Bear Toys
X-Ray Bear Toys
The OriginalFake Medicom Toy Chogokin Bear Brick Lets you see its Insides
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Animal Skeleton Accessories
Animal Skeleton Accessories
Kobi Perez Creates See-Through Animal Brooches
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Inside-Out X-Rays
Inside-Out X-Rays
The Microsoft Research 'AnatOnMe' Innovation Projects Injuries on Patients
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$45,000 X-Ray Auctions
$45,000 X-Ray Auctions
The Marilyn Monroe Chest X-Rays Sold to a Dedicated Fan
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Instant Mirror Art
Instant Mirror Art
Chris O'Shea's 'A Study For Mirror' Captures Your Face Temporarily
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Skeletal Smoketography
Skeletal Smoketography
The Ephemeral Collection Will Definitely Fog Your Perception
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Transparent Flower Photography
Transparent Flower Photography
Brendan Fitzpatrick's Floral X-Rays Series is Fragilely Futuristic
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Creepy Female Portraits
Creepy Female Portraits
These Buddy Nestor Artworks are Like Spiritual X-Rays
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X-Ray Lights
X-Ray Lights
Wonsuk Cho's Lightbox Mimics Radiology Results
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Digitizing Icons
Digitizing Icons
‘iPad d'Art' Creatively Combines Technology and Art
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Tech X-Rays
Tech X-Rays
Uncovering What Lies Beneath Our Favorite Gadgets
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Breakthrough Creates Enhanced 3D Visualizations
Breakthrough Creates Enhanced 3D Visualizations
Philips Brilliance iCT Scanner
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X-Ray Photographs
X-Ray Photographs
History's Shadow by David Maisel is a Digital Exploration into the Past
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Game-Induced Illnesses
Game-Induced Illnesses
Matteo Bittanti & Iocose's 'Game Arthritis' Photo Series is Seriously Scary
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Superman Vision Casts
Superman Vision Casts
The Casttoo X-Ray Cast Promotes Happy Healing
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X-Ray Umbrellas
X-Ray Umbrellas
Anastacia Spada Turns Old Bone Photos Into Chic Rain Protection
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Seaside Skeletal Prints
Seaside Skeletal Prints
Jim Wehtje Creates Animal Artwork from Seashell X-Rays
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Scanned Seaweed Art
Scanned Seaweed Art
'Seaweeds' by Paulo Gaspar Ferreira Shows the Artistry of Mother Nature
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X-Rayed Playthings
X-Rayed Playthings
‘Scan Toys' is a Visual Arts Exhibition
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X-Ray Photography
X-Ray Photography
Nick Veasy
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Sticky Medical Breakthroughs
Sticky Medical Breakthroughs
Scotch Tape X-Rays
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Guerrilla X-Ray Graffiti
Guerrilla X-Ray Graffiti
SHOK-1 is a Doctor of Street Art
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X-Ray Shoots
X-Ray Shoots
The Treats Magazine 'Electric' Series Bares it All in Neon Shades
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X-Ray Travel Bags
X-Ray Travel Bags
Skooba TSA-Friendly Laptop Bag
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X-Ray Parachute Fashion
X-Ray Parachute Fashion
The Christopher Raeburn SS10 Collection is Stylishly Eco-Conscious
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Anatomical Footwear
Anatomical Footwear
Unusual Skeletal Shoes Promote Odd X-Ray Fashion
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Floral X-Ray Shopping Bags
Floral X-Ray Shopping Bags
The Catriona Mackechnie Packaging Designed by Bibliotheque is Upscale
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X-Rayed Luxury Goods
X-Rayed Luxury Goods
Project Lux Inside Puts Materialistic Items Under the Scanner
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X-Rayted Fashion
X-Rayted Fashion
Pictures of Bones Inspiring for Bibhu Mohapatras
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Adult Fetuses
Adult Fetuses
Organ Donation Ads for Red Cross China
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Anatomical Gym Shoes
Anatomical Gym Shoes
Nike Blazer Mid Sneakers Show the Skeleton of the Foot
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X-Ray Art
X-Ray Art
Nick Veasey Photography
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High-Speed X-Ray Photography
High-Speed X-Ray Photography
Hummingbirds Exposed on ‘Time Warp'
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X-Ray Scanners That See Through Clothing (UPDATE)
X-Ray Scanners That See Through Clothing (UPDATE)
10 US Airports Shakin' You Down
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X-Ray Walls (FOLLOW UP)
X-Ray Walls (FOLLOW UP)
Out of Bounds by Chris O'Shea
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Revealing Laptop Skins
Revealing Laptop Skins
The X-Ray Laptop Skin Will Creep You Out
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Bone-Baring Fashion
Bone-Baring Fashion
The Spinal Column Singlet Lets You Rock X-Ray Styles
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Radiograph Ringers
Radiograph Ringers
The Tokujin Yoshioka X-Ray Cellular Phone Reveals its Inner Workings
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X-Ray Guitar Artwork
X-Ray Guitar Artwork
Make Your Home Feel like a Rockstar Palace With Instrument Art
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Mangled Anatomical Architecture
Mangled Anatomical Architecture
Primal Parts by Kyd Kitchaiya Explores the Biology of Building
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Strip-Searching Body Scanners
Strip-Searching Body Scanners
Australian Security Gadget Finds Contraband Down Under
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X-Ray Projection
X-Ray Projection
Interactive Installation Lets You See Behind Walls
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Accessories For Surveillance
Accessories For Surveillance
The X-Reflect X-Ray Glasses Let You See Under Clothes
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Cartoon Android X-Rays
Cartoon Android X-Rays
Yves Jose Malgorn Illustrates Pop Characters with Robotic Organs
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X-Ray-Like Rainwear
X-Ray-Like Rainwear
Terra New York Outerwear is Semi-Transparent and Smokey-Hued
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See Thru Garments
See Thru Garments
X-Ray Vision Glasses Not Included With 'Intimacy' Line
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Skeleton Dresses
Skeleton Dresses
X-Ray Collection by Ronald Abdala
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Transparent Petal Photography
Transparent Petal Photography
Hugh Turvey's X-Ray Flower Art is Breathtaking
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X-Ray Vision Sees Through Clothing
X-Ray Vision Sees Through Clothing
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Ghostly Girl Photography
Ghostly Girl Photography
Leslie Ann O'Dell Depicts Hauntingly Beautiful Spectral Women
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Portable Diagnostic Imaging
Portable Diagnostic Imaging
The Radio Fast Radiology System Would Reduce Waiting Times in the ER
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Anatomical X-Ray Art
Anatomical X-Ray Art
Amazing Drawings Based on the Human Body
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Odd X-Rays as Art
Odd X-Rays as Art
10 Really Strange Things People Eat
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Naughty X-Raytography
Naughty X-Raytography
The Numero 'Rayons-X' Editorial by Matthias Vriens-McGrath
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X-Ray Pin-Ups
X-Ray Pin-Ups
Eizo Creates a Very Revealing Calendar
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X-ray Business Cards
X-ray Business Cards
10 Clever Ways to Help You Stand Out in a Recession
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110 Transparent Treats
110 Transparent Treats
From See-Through Fashion to Transparent Luxury Timepieces
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