I think these simple but thought-provoking conceptual photos are fairly self-explanatory. García de Marina, a photographer from Spain, takes everyday objects and shows them in a new light. Often he does this through the careful juxtaposition of the objects: for example, a pair of needle-nose pliers begins to look more like an aquatic creature or fish when several nuts are placed above it to represent air bubbles. Uncooked pasta is shown coming out of a toothpaste tube, and a spade on a playing card looks like a flame when a lighter is placed over top of it.
Other images include drops of coffee shaped like sperm swimming toward a cup, Styrofoam cups made into phones (complete with a number pad), and a comb with numbers below it to create the look of a bar code. I think the photos show an uncommon wittiness. Even though I wouldn’t have thought these items in the same way, I do like the strange logic behind the results.