Fascinating X-ray photo of a woman’s contorted foot in stilletoe heels [Bound Feet Blues]

It looks almost like torture. The bones in the foot sit in an excruciating 90-degree bend and the nails in the stiletto make it look like some medieval tool of pain. This is a woman in high heels, photographed not with normal visible light, but with high-energy x-ray radiation of the sort doctors use to examine broken bones.

That’s the description in this Guardian article about the photo below, by art photographer Hugh Turvey

Photograph of a woman's foot in a stiletto
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