Japan-based art director and photographer, Tanaka Tatsuya creates fun and imaginative dioramas by placing miniature figures in all sorts of whimsical scenes. Tatsuya been working on a very special project called Miniature Calendar , every single day for the last five years.

Courtesy of Tanaka Tatsuya

Courtesy of Tanaka Tatsuya

Tanaka says, “Everyone must have had similar thoughts at least once. Broccoli and parsley might sometimes look like a forest, or the tree leaves floating on the surface of the water might sometimes look like little boats. Everyday occurrences seen from a pygmy’s perspective can bring us lots of fun thoughts.” A key word here is everyday. Tanaka has actually committed himself to releasing one of these scenes everyday, a project aptly titled Miniature Calendar, and has been doing so since April 2011, using everyday objects as props, the tiny people can be seen diving off a popsicle stick into a blue ocean, using bananas as a half-pipe, and playing golf on a grassy iPhone case.

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