Posts Tagged ‘surreal’

Street Photos Shot Through Puddles

Reflections is a series of photographs by New York-based fine art photographer Ira Fox. Shot through the reflections seen in puddles on their ground, they show shadows of passers-by as they cross paths with Fox on a rainy day.
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Photos of Carousels Seen From All Sides

Photographer Pep Ventosa made these abstract composite images of carousels in various amusement parks around the world by photographing them from multiple angles and then blending the photographs together.
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Dreamlike Photo Manipulations of Earth and the Starry Night Sky

For his project titled “Unrealistic Scenes“, photographer Nathan Spotts composited his own landscape photographs with digital artwork of planets floating in the starry night sky.

I’ve always been captivated by the beauty of our world, and often dream of the things that lay just beyond what we can see. I wanted to create images of scenes that are not-quite real, but that almost could be.

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Magical Photos of Insects Shot Using Ordinary Household Objects

The photographs in Nadav Bagim‘s project “WonderLand” might look like paintings or computer generated images, but they’re actually real photographs captured at home using ordinary objects and creative artificial lighting. His tools and props include things like vegetables, plastic bags, flowers, and leaves, and he captures the images using a Canon 60D and 100mm f/2.8 macro lens. Getting his “subjects” into the positions and poses he wants requires countless hours of patient encouraging.
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Surreal Miniature Worlds That Will Make You Look Twice

Upon first glance, photographer Frank Kunert‘s photographs may look like they show pretty ordinary places. Look a little closer, however, and you’ll start to notice that each one has something wrong about it, and that none of the scenes would actually exist in the real world. They’re actually miniature scenes that are meticulously built by hand!
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How to Photograph a Flock of Phones

Award winning Korean photo studio Indylab shot this award winning advertisement without the aid of computer generated imagery. Instead, they manually tossed and photographed phones one at a time, and then composited all the images afterward.
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Portraits Blended with Photos of Nature

New York-based artist Matt Wisniewski creates digital collages by blending fashion and nature photographs together into surreal images. The images remind us of photographer Dan Mountford’s double exposure photographs, except Wisniewski uses digital manipulation rather than in-camera trickery.
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A Surreal Inception-esque Photo of NYC

This photograph by Jimmay Bones, titled “Eye of the City“, shows a mirrored cityscape of New York City. It’s neat how the Empire State Building is connected to itself, transformed into a giant pillar holding up the “sky”. The photo reminds us of Simon Gardiner’s vortograph of the Champs-Élysées that we shared recently.

You can find a higher-res version of this image here.

Eye of the City (via WE AND THE COLOR)


Image credit: Photograph by Jimmay Bones and used with permission

Epic Portraits Done with Light Painting

Photographer Dennis Calvert creates amazing light painting portraits that look more like video game illustrations than photographs.
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A Surreal World Seen Through Puddles

Pavement Trees” is a series of photographs by wedding photographer Ingrid Nelson that captures a surreal glimpse of the world through puddles in a parking lot.
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