Space Food: Actually Making Space Out of Food

Icy planet: bottom of a glass containing half and half, water, food coloring. Moons: silica gel, food coloring. Stars: sugar, cinnamon, cumin. Courtesy of Navid Baraty, via The Salt.

Icy planet: bottom of a glass containing half and half, water, food coloring. Moons: silica gel, food coloring. Stars: sugar, cinnamon, cumin.
Courtesy of Navid Baraty, via The Salt.

But perhaps you hadn’t considered making space out of food. Navid Baraty, a freelance photographer in Brooklyn and Los Angelesarranges common pantry items to create strikingly accurate-looking photos of an imaginary cosmos.

“I’m a really big space geek,” Baraty tells The Salt. “I’ll look at NASA images or Hubble images to see how things were placed in the sky, and I try to make things as realistic as possible.”

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