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10 WTF Pictures That Are Actually, Totally Real

Not photoshopped. I repeat, not photoshopped.

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1. Photographer Denis Cherim began taking photos for his “Solo Para Locos” project when he was living in various countries for a year.

These photos started as a 365 challenge, which is when an artist challenges themselves to create something every day for a year!
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These photos started as a 365 challenge, which is when an artist challenges themselves to create something every day for a year!

2. Cherim is a completely self-taught photographer, which makes his eye all the more impressive.

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3. The project has led him to discover new places during his travels, such as Spain, Romania, and Bulgaria.

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4. "I do not seek out coincidences," he told BuzzFeed over email. "They are already there, and I simply capture them."

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5. He says these coincidences are revealed to him everywhere he goes.

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6. And that although the photos begin as coincidences, something in them seek his attention and he cannot help but to stop and capture them.

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7. "It’s like a portal between the here and now, where any measure of time and direction disappears," Cherim said.

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8. Cherim believes photography is the ultimate tool we have to immortalize the moments in which we live.

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9. He often sees things collide to create what appears to be an entirely different object.

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10. And he believes these "synchronicities" are "evoked by a torrent of emotions."

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For more amazing photographs from Denis Cherim, check out his Flickr.