Cereal milk spring break

Photo: © William Kass

A whole new edible world

Food photography is taken to a whole new level by photographer William Kass in his new Minimize series. The Brazilian artist inserts tiny plastic human figurines into elaborate miniature landscapes constructed of edible items found in his kitchen.

Drawing inspiration from movies, books and daily life, Kass has been crafting potato chip rivers, cereal milk swimming pools, mysterious tomato time capsules and dozens of other surreal scenes since February.

"Watching and photographing the food with a macro lens, you discover a whole new world," Kass said. "So I decided to put the human figure in this new world."

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Far West Pickles

Photo: © William Kass

Far West Pickles

It can take up to two days for Kass to complete a photoshoot depending on the complexity of the scene. For a look at how these quirky scenes are set up, watch this behind-the-scenes video:

To see more of Kass' work, keep on scrolling and check out his portfolio or follow him on Instagram.

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Potato ship rafting

Photo: © William Kass

Potato chip rafting

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Tomato time capsule

Photo: © William Kass

Tomato Time Capsule

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Milk carton

Photo: © William Kass

Anti-Gravity Milk Carton

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Carnaval dancers

Photo: © William Kass

Carnaval Grape Dancers

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Titanic ice cream cones

Photo: © William Kass

Titanic Ice Cream Cones

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Shaving brush savanna

Photo: © William Kass

Shaving Brush Savanna

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Potato scaffolding

Photo: © William Kass

Potato Scaffolding

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Coconut neighbors

Photo: © William Kass

Coconut Neighbors

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Shower ballet

Photo: © William Kass

Shower Ballet

Pasta rollercoaster

Photo: © William Kass

Pasta Rollercoaster

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Sushi fishing pier

Photo: © William Kass

Sushi Fishing

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Catie Leary is a photo editor at Mother Nature Network. Follow her on Twitter and Google+.