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11 Photo Projects That Are Completely Inspired

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1. The GoPro Planet

Courtesy of Jonas Ginter / Via jonasginter.de
Courtesy of Jonas Ginter / Via jonasginter.de
Courtesy of Jonas Ginter / Via jonasginter.de

Jonas Ginter created the technology to implement these moving spherical panoramas... which essentially means that he made these beautiful mini planets move... which is just the best.

2. New Hollywood

Courtesy of Robin Roemer / robinroemer.com / newhollywoodproject.tumblr.com
Courtesy of Robin Roemer / robinroemer.com / newhollywoodproject.tumblr.com
Courtesy of Robin Roemer / robinroemer.com / newhollywoodproject.tumblr.com

Robin Roemer explores modern celebrity by photographing YouTube stars like the celebrities of Hollywood's golden era. And they look awesome. Shown above are Hannah Hart, Mamrie Hart, and Tyler Oakley respectively.

3. Dancers Among Us

Courtesy of Jordan Matter / Facebook: JordanMatterPhotography / Via dancersamongus.com
Courtesy of Jordan Matter / Facebook: JordanMatterPhotography / Via dancersamongus.com
Courtesy of Jordan Matter / Facebook: JordanMatterPhotography / Via dancersamongus.com
Courtesy of Jordan Matter / Facebook: JordanMatterPhotography / Via dancersamongus.com

These aren't photoshopped. What you see are the super-impressive photographs that Jordan Matter shot. So impressive, in fact, that this photo project has become a New York Times Best Seller.

4. Confessions of the World's Best Father

Courtesy of Dave Engledow / Via Facebook: EngledowArtPhotography
Courtesy of Dave Engledow / Facebook: EngledowArtPhotography
Courtesy of Dave Engledow / Facebook: EngledowArtPhotography

Dave Engledow has been taking these photo scenes with his daughter, Alice, since she was a newborn. This father-daughter duo show what it's like to be growing up in today's big bad iWorld.

5. Self Evident Truths

Courtesy of iO Tillett Wright / selfevidentproject.com
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Courtesy of iO Tillett Wright / Via selfevidentproject.com

iO Tillett Wright's team photographed 10,000 Americans who identify as anything but 100% heterosexual. These portraits will become an installation laid out in front of The Washington Monument.

6. Ghosts of History

Courtesy of Sergey Larenkov / Via ghostsofhistory.co.uk
Courtesy of Sergey Larenkov / ghostsofhistory.co.uk
Courtesy of Sergey Larenkov / ghostsofhistory.co.uk
Courtesy of Sergey Larenkov / ghostsofhistory.co.uk

These photos give historical context to some of Europe's most famous landscapes. Needless to say, it's more than a little jarring to see Hitler back in Paris.

7. The Awkward Years Project

Courtesy of Merilee Allred / merileeallred.com
Courtesy of Merilee Allred / merileeallred.com
Courtesy of Merilee Allred / merileeallred.com
Courtesy of Merilee Allred / merileeallred.com

Between the adorable child phase and the rest of your life, everyone goes through a few awkward years. Merilee Allred documents adults coming face-to-face with photos of the awkward kids they used to be.

8. What I Be Project

Courtesy of Steve Rosenfield Photography / Via whatibeproject.com
Courtesy of Steve Rosenfield Photography / Via whatibeproject.com
Courtesy of Steve Rosenfield Photography / Via whatibeproject.com
Courtesy of Steve Rosenfield Photography / Via whatibeproject.com

Steve Rosenfield prints people's fears on their skin and turns those insecurities into stunning portraits. This project's goal is to build security through insecurity.

9. #LoveTunnelNYC

Courtesy of RUVAN / ruvan.com
Courtesy of RUVAN / ruvan.com
Courtesy of RUVAN / ruvan.com

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Courtesy of RUVAN / Ruvi Leider / Francois Vaxelaire / Shohei Miyachi

New York-based photographer RUVAN brightened up the 14th Street subway station for Valentine's Day. He filled the walls with photos of couples kissing, then he snapped a few more couples kissing in front of the photos. Perfection.

10. Famous Polaroid

Courtesy of portroids.tumblr.com / Via Emilia Clarke
Courtesy of portroids.tumblr.com / Via Lena Headey
Courtesy of portroids.tumblr.com / Via Alfie Allen
Courtesy of portroids.tumblr.com / Via Natalie Dormer

This has got to be the largest collection of signed celebrity Polaroids... ever. To prove it, we've pulled a few members from the cast of Game of Thrones — because the Mother of Dragons proves everything.

11. #lastyearofselfies

Courtesy of Kyle Warfield / Via lastyearofselfies.com

Kyle Warfield has taken selfies to the next level. With his background in design, he took 365 photos (a full year of selfies) and turned them into stop-motion genius. Check out the full animation here.