While we've seen our share of forced perspective photos, we haven't seen ones as charming as this. Created by landscape astrophotographer and astronomy journalist Laurent Laveder, these are part of his project titled "Moon Games."

His new book, Quartier libre, is a collection of 19 moon pictures and accompanying calligrams, each written by different authors. As Leveder states, it's a "small book dedicated to our Moon."

More than anything, the project shows that a creative side exists inside all of us. How, by using a few, simple props, and a bit of imagination, you can make the moon become anything you wish.

You can preview the book, here, or see more of his moon photos on his website.

via [NPR]

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Comment by Joshua Villines on March 24, 2012 at 4:55pm

I just discovered these. Now I'm looking to see if I can find the book without having it shipped from France.

Comment by alice on November 16, 2010 at 3:50pm
@Jerry Nicholas Wow, just saw that nice comment....and wanted to thank you for it. Glad you enjoyed my posts!
Comment by Jerry Nicholas on November 7, 2010 at 10:37am
Alice, I am having a blast visiting your postings today...so many cool displays. Thank you.
Comment by Ell Len on November 7, 2010 at 2:02am
Love this
Comment by iana stephanie gayle saquin on November 6, 2010 at 2:06am
yeah,they're magical
Comment by sAm on November 5, 2010 at 10:49am
These are simply magical.
Comment by Amy Wong on November 5, 2010 at 7:23am
Whoa....these must be super hard to capture! Amazing post! Very creative!
Comment by Marica on November 4, 2010 at 3:03pm
Absolutely amazing!! LOVE the first pic, very very nice post ;)
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