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Photographer Turns International Landmarks Into Works Of Art

Paper, landmark, camera, imagination.

Sometimes it doesn't take much to do something truly special. London-based photographer Rich McCor shows on his Instagram how even the simplest ideas can have a big impact.

McCor walks around London and travels through Europe to photograph tourist spots, but adds intricate paper cutouts to give otherwise expected photographs a whole new perspective.

He turned London's Big Ben into a giant wristwatch, for example. Paris's Arc de Triomph became a Lego man, and the Eiffel Tower turned into a rocket lifting off.

"Sometimes ideas come to me instantly and other times I don’t think of them until they've been playing around in my subconscious," he told Mashable. "When I get to the location, it usually takes me about 15 minutes to get the shot exactly how I want it."

He said he hopes to explore other parts of the world -- New York City's architecture is "ripe" for his kind of photos, he said -- and posts them on Instagram under the name @paperboyo.tr

We hope he doesn't cut it out anytime soon.

Rich McCor
Arc de Triomphe, Paris.
Rich McCor
Globen, Stockholm.
Rich McCor
Monmartre, Paris.
Rich McCor
Copenhagen, Denmark.
Rich McCor
London, England.
Rich McCor
Swedish Krona, Sweden.
Rich McCor
Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Rich McCor
Copenhagen, Denmark.
Rich McCor
Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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