A world in a jar: potted landscape photography – in pictures

By Safya Khan-Ruf

After becoming a father two years ago, Finnish photographer Christoffer Relander started feeling nostalgic about his own childhood. He began photographing landscapes that reminded him of growing up in rural Finland, and using double-exposure photography – and no digital manipulation such as Photoshop – to fit these locations inside jars for his ongoing project Jarred & Displaced. “I grew up in the countryside and nature has always been close,” he says. “I used to play outside a lot, and these environments remind me of this other world.” The project also gives him an excuse to visit places he hasn’t been to in a while: “It felt like something important for me to do, to be able to go back to my own childhood in some way.”

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