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This Photographer Only Takes Pictures Of The Ocean But You Will Be Hypnotized

By Aimee Lutkinnnn

An Australian photographer named Matthew Burgess posted some of his work to Bored Panda, writing that he has been taking photos of the ocean for six years. You'd think that taking pictures of just one subject would get boring, but there is basically nothing as changing and variable as the sea, and his incredible body of work proves that:

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To be honest, these are exactly the kind of photos I need when I'm feeling stressed out, sad, reflective, angry, or just feeling the need for beauty, and they're all on Burgess's Instagram account, if you want to see more of them. But here are some of my favorites, where he captures the close up sculptural details of the leaping waves, and also the more distant landscapes that show the shifting relationship between water and sky: