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    11 Pictures Of Upside-Down Faces That Look Totally And Utterly Alien

    "If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change."

    1. Cape Town-based photographer Anelia Loubser has taken a series of intense portrait photos with a twist.

    Anelia Loubser / Via Facebook: AneliaLoubserPhotography

    2. These may look like contorted faces from another planet, but they're all perfectly human.

    Anelia Loubser / Via Facebook: AneliaLoubserPhotography

    3. Loubser was inspired by this quote from motivational speaker Wayne Dyer: "If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change."

    Anelia Loubser / Via Facebook: AneliaLoubserPhotography

    4. She wanted to play with perception, she told BuzzFeed, adding: "Everybody has beauty, it’s just how you choose to see it."

    Anelia Loubser / Via Facebook: AneliaLoubserPhotography
    Wrinkles and lines is what makes these faces so brilliant. I photographed people from different ages, but older people worked best for these photos. The more lines and wrinkles on the forehead, the easier it is to see an alienated face.

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    Anelia Loubser / Via Facebook: AneliaLoubserPhotography

    6. "There is definitely a disconcerting beauty in my portraits."

    Anelia Loubser / Via Facebook: AneliaLoubserPhotography

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    Anelia Loubser / Via Facebook: AneliaLoubserPhotography
    I got so involved in this project, there were times that I was up all night because I got so excited to see what the next face would look like. There were some faces that freaked me out, and there were others that told a powerful story. But I fell in love with all them.

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    Anelia Loubser / Via Facebook: AneliaLoubserPhotography

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    Anelia Loubser / Via Facebook: AneliaLoubserPhotography

    10. Loubser's "models" are a selection of her favourite people: family, friends, and local artists.

    Anelia Loubser / Via Facebook: AneliaLoubserPhotography

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    Anelia Loubser / Via Facebook: AneliaLoubserPhotography

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