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Grayscale Animal Photography

This Monochrome Museum Photo Series is Moving

— June 29, 2014 — Art & Design
There is something oddly epic about this monochrome museum photo series. The set of images look so realistic and wholesome that you’ll have a hard time believing what they really are -- the stuffed animals on display at New York City’s Natural History Museum. 

The surprising and surreal monochrome museum photo series is the brilliant work of Japanese photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto. His ‘Dioramas’ series will enchant you with its blurry grayscale look that takes on a movie still feel. What makes this series so unique and novel is the fact that Sugimoto was able to turn a typical tourist activity like the NYC Natural History Museum visit into a work of lifelike art.

The fascinating series does such a great job at giving life to the inanimate stuffed animals.


Trend Themes
1. Monochrome Photography - Businesses in the photography industry can innovate and offer monochrome photography services to customers who want a unique and timeless aesthetic.
2. Realistic Museum Displays - Museums and exhibit companies can disrupt the industry by creating more realistic displays that will engage and transport visitors in an immersive experience.
3. Animal Stuffed Toy Fashion - The fashion industry can explore designs that feature animals and stuffed toys as playful, charming prints that highlight the innocence and child-like qualities of products.
Industry Implications
1. Photography - Photography businesses can leverage monochrome photography to stand out and offer customers a unique service experience.
2. Museums and Exhibits - Museums and exhibit companies can improve visitor engagement by creating more realistic displays that better capture the essence of the exhibits.
3. Fashion - Fashion brands can incorporate playful, charming prints featuring animals and toys that invite consumers to reconnect with their childhood and feel a sense of comfort.
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