Sadly these are not real places or photographs, but that makes the images even more incredible. I love anything vaguely Miyazaki-like. These images are definitely Miyazaki-esque.
"He never touches a camera and would more readily call his work “composites.” You see Jim’s a bit of magpie, plucking different pieces from his massive photographic archive to digitally produce new hi-res images (around 50 photos go into each individual work)." It's Nice That