When you fantasize about a globally-devastating event, isn’t one of the highlights… this? The silhouettes of Rio, Tokyo, San Francisco, New York submerged in utter dead darkness? And those stars. Suddenly visible, all of them. Mmm… End of the World, yeah, that’s the stuff.

Photographer Thierry Cohen’s Darkened Cities travelled to remote areas to captured the unmolested night sky and digitally transplanted them behind muted metropolitan landscapes. He tried to be as geographically accurately as possible, for your maximum post-Apocalyptic fantasy authenticity.