Aren’t these beautiful photographs ?
Would you be amazed to find that they are both fake ?
Well they are.
They are part of a collection of realistic models of landscapes made by Matthew Albanese.
In the lake scene the sky is
canvas painted blue & the rest is made out of tile grout, moss, bottle brushes & real clippings from shrubs, on a glass patio table. .
The volcano is made out of tile grout, cotton wool & ink then lit from below.
To see more of these – and there are ones even better than this – here is the link