Here's a beautiful project to start your year from Stockholm-based photographic duo Inka Lindergård and Niclas Holmström.
Well, two series actually - 'SAGA' and 'Watching Humans Watching' - both linked by the concepts of human observation and natural landscapes.
Both of these photographic sets feature in a book available from art publishers Kehrerverlag called 'Watching Humans Watching'.
Within it's pages are Lindergård and Holmström's stunning captures of the dynamic between humans and nature, where the duo take an objective approach to their subjects, much like the way wildlife photographers document wild animals.
Apparently, Lindergård and Holmström had no interaction with the people they photographed. Each picture explores man’s disconnected relationship with nature, as if there were a wall between them and the environment.
The "Saga" series (2009 – 2011) was photographed in almost the same places as Watching Humans Watching.
This time the artists actively intervened in the surrounding nature by using painted props and colored smoke-bombs as means to deal with their own mystification of nature, influenced by myths and fairy tales.
We love this, and if you do too, you can get yourselves a copy of their book here.