Australian photographer Murray Fredericks and his relationship with Lake Eyre, the largest salt lake in South Australia, is depicted in infinite horizons and dreamy landscapes that is interrupted by a large square mirror for his most recent work -- the "Vanity" series.

On view at London’s Hamiltons Gallery -- one of the world's leading galleries specializing in the modern masters of photography until June 14, 2017 -- these surreal photographs feature a mirror juxtaposed against each landscape, positioned in the lake by Fredericks himself. “Rather than reflecting our own image, the mirror is positioned to draw our gaze away from ourselves and into the environment, encouraging us to engage with light, color and space,” the photographer explains. He also added, "The mirror can be seen as emblematic of our obsession with ourselves, individually, and collectively."

Truly a sublime series of imagery that depicts the natural setting in an almost fantasy-like world, the mirror's symbolism of narcissism and vanity seeks to focus on the power and importance of nature, where mirrors act like a portal to something beyond. "In these images I find my own, flawed, search for a kind of perfection," Fredericks continues. "Perhaps it is a search driven by my own anxieties or vain attempt to escape the human condition. Standing in the silken water, surrounded only by a boundless horizon, I sense a release, a surrendering as the self dissolves into the light and space."

For more stunning mirrored photography, view this mirrored cabin in the Coachella Valley by American artist Doug Aitken.

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