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This Is How The World Looks From A Lego Photographer's Point Of View

Hampshire-based photographer Andrew Whyte had a brainwave after visiting a Lego store. Now you can see the city of Portsmouth through Leg O'Grapher's eyes...

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Andrew tells BuzzFeed: "Away from my meticulously staged night photography I'm a compulsive snapper."

Andrew Whyte / Flickr: andwhynot

"But quite often there's nothing cohesive about what I shoot from one day to the next and things take a while to come together."

Andrew Whyte / Flickr: andwhynot

"We visited the LEGO store as a family and my kids discovered a camera accessory that fits in the hand of a minifigure."

Andrew Whyte / Flickr: andwhynot

"I love to document everyday things and develop mini series about them."

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"The idea of positioning the character in my daily shots just fell into place from there."

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"For the whole year, I really never left home without the figure."

Andrew Whyte / Flickr: andwhynot

"But only in the same way as you never leave home without your keys or phone."

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"That was part of why the iPhone seemed a natural candidate for taking the shots."

Andrew Whyte / Flickr: andwhynot

"I always had it with me, but also it allowed me to get much closer to the figure than any of my Nikon gear."

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"By getting close to the figure, the sense of scale was distorted to make the figure seem closer to life-size."

Andrew Whyte / Flickr: andwhynot

"The rest just happened on a daily basis, for the most part snapping what I saw rather than chasing light, locations & ideas."

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You can view more on Andrew's Flickr album.

Andrew Whyte / Flickr: andwhynot

Great work, little Leg O'Grapher!

Andrew Whyte / Flickr: andwhynot