Moon Wanderers photographed by Brian McCarty

Toy photographer Brian McCarty shot this dreamy image of the Moon Wanderers, resin figures that are hand-cast and painted by Russian artist Sergey Safonov. Here's what Brian said of the photo shoot:

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I fell in love with the characters, instantly imagining a scene of floating figures under a paper moon. To achieve the shot, I mounted the toys on metal rods and drove them deep into the soft mud of Two Ocean Lake inside Grand Teton National Park. The camera was placed on a semi-submerged tripod, and a very long exposure made the water seem glassy, except for the rippled reflection of strobe light off a paper moon suspended in the background.

Moon Wanderers