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Nature encroaches upon the abandoned houses of those who emigrated from Iran long ago for political or social reasons – a series of meticulously staged set pieces by photographer Gohar Dashti.

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A hypnotic montage by Macro Lab. To wit:

…hypnotic abstract imagery based on a variety of physical phenomena and chemical reactions.

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Ho Thuy Tien waterpark, just outside the city of Hue, between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh.

Abandoned before opening for reasons never quite clarified – its existence denied by some travel agencies – the waterpark has become something of a cult destination for tourists, as nature slowly reclaims its territory.

Twelve years after completion, the park sits empty, except, perhaps, for a family of crocodiles rumoured to live there.

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Behold: the ethereal hypercollages of Canadian artist Ysabel LaMay – each composed of hundreds of merged photographs weaving fragments of plants, animals, and elements into “panoramas of natural splendour”.

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