Moon Games by Laurent Laveder

Every now and then I’ll see a friend on holiday taking these kid of pictures with the moon or the sun. French landscape astrophotographer and astronomy journalist Laurent Laveder took things a little bit further by creating a series of images that he calles ‘Moon Games’.

In these stunning photographs, Laveder turns the moon in to a variety of objects to be played with. Moon Games has also been published as a small book in France:

“We have asked 19 authors to choose a picture each among a selection of photos. Then they had to write a short text in the style they wanted. Finally, Sabine (my grilfriend with who I conceive these Moon games, and the woman in the pictures), who is a graphic artist, has transformed the texts to calligrams. The different profiles of each author have leaded to a great variety for each picture, sometime funny, touching, poetic, sensual, etc.”

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By Hannah Jones

Hannah is a Manchester based writer who has spent many years studying and working in the field of journalism and psychology. Hannah enjoys swimming, meditation and dog walking. Her favourite quote is, 'If it doesn't challenge you, it doesn't change you.'