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    Charles Morgan Smith: Alien

Photography: How sci-fi films portray the cosmos, by Charles Morgan Smith

Posted by Liv Siddall,

Fantastic observational project here from Brighton Photography MA graduate Charles Morgan Smith. Charles’ work is almost entirely inspired by the cosmos and all it has to offer, and he has spent his wise MA years using photography to filter his enthusiasm. “To the planetarium!” He uttered one day and strode off to make one of the coolest photography projects we’ve seen in ages, in which he actually got to photograph the night sky at a planetarium. In Parallel Cosmologies, Charles’ other absolute banger of a project and the one we’ve chosen to feature, he’s combed his way through every sci-fi blockbuster and photographed the director’s vision of the cosmos, collating it all in a rather sublime set of images. More please Charles, more of the same.

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    Charles Morgan Smith: LV-223, Prometheus

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    Charles Morgan Smith: Beta Quadrant, Star Trek

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    Charles Morgan Smith: 2001 Space Odyssey

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    Charles Morgan Smith: Viltvodle VI, Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

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    Charles Morgan Smith: Thedus, Alien

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    Charles Morgan Smith: Deep Core, Star Wars

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    Charles Morgan Smith: Deep Core, Star Wars

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Posted by Liv Siddall

Liv joined It’s Nice That as an intern in 2011 and is now one of our editors. She oversees itsnicethat.com and has a particular interest in illustration, photography and music videos. She also runs our London listings site This At There, and is a regular on our Studio Audience podcast.