Kazakhstan Is Photoshopping Their Leader’s Photos And They Are Not Even Trying To Be Subtle

The country of Kazakhstan was just caught photoshopping official photos of its new leader, and the evidence is overwhelming. It’s clear that beauty retouching techniques dramatically altered his appearance. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty made the discovery when comparing government-released photos with other pictures captured at the same place and time by ordinary journalists. Continue reading »

Luisa Azevedo And Her Fairy Animal Photo Manipulations

Luisa Azevedo is a portuguese young woman artist who was born in 1998. She is currently living in Lisbon.

Luisa always liked arts and crafts to create her own imaginary world. She got interested in photography, design and digital art when she grew up. Actually, she is studying at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon with a specialisation in Multimedia Art. Continue reading »

A Photographer Combines Portraits Of Family Members To Prove How Amazing Our Genes Are

Take a closer look at your own face and you will see a mirror that reflects past, present, and future at the same time. That’s how our genes work — they can make us look exactly like our parents, grandparents, and even cousins. To prove this point, Ulric Collette, a self-taught photographer from Quebec, Canada, created a series of “genetic portraits” that feature the faces of family members spliced together. Continue reading »

“Backstage Disillusion”: The Incredible In-Game Photo Artworks By Petri Levälahti


Generation Zero

Petri Levälahti aka Berduu works at EA DICE in Stockholm. He’s also an accomplished game photographer: his flickr stream is a visual triumph (“video game tourism, snapping shots as mementos”, he said). Like Duncan Harris, Berduu pursues an aestheticized digital photorealism that recalls Jean Baudrillard’s notion of iper-reality using camera hacks and mods developed by other modders, including Finnish maestro Matti Hietanen and Dutch wunderkind Frans Bouma. Continue reading »

Creative And Dreamlike Photo Manipulations By Fabien Barrau

Stunning photo manipulations by Fabien Barrau, a multi-talented digital artist, and graphic designer currently based in Paris, France. Fabien focuses mainly on digital art and photo manipulations. Continue reading »

“My Surreal Hong Kong”: Superb Photo Manipulations With A Twist By Tommy Fung

Hong Kong through Tommy Fung‘s eyes is much more fun and exciting than to the typical observer. He masterfully plays with buildings, people, transport and nature in a surrealistic way that reimagines the Asian city as a creation of his imagination. Continue reading »

Photographer Chris Cline Can’t Get Enough Of His Dog So He Supersizes Him

When photographer Christopher Cline (previously) moved from Virginia to Minnesota, he was feeling homesick and “sliding into a sad place in life.” But then his girlfriend brought him Juji. Though the photographer wasn’t keen on getting a dog at first, the adorable Goldendoodle not only became his best friend, he brought his inspiration back. Continue reading »

Surreal And Dreamlike Manipulations By Herri Susanto

Creative photo illustrations by Herri Susanto (previously), talented self-taught retoucher, graphic designer and surrealist based in Bali, Indonesia. Herri sreate surreal worlds using Photoshop and his wild imagination. Continue reading »

“I Am The Way, The Truth And The Life”: Superb Photo Manipulations By Kevin Carden

Whimsical and surreal photo manipulations by Kevin Carden, a gifted self-taught photographer, Photoshop artist, and educator from Kernersville, NC, USA. Kevin focuses mainly on digital art and photo manipulation. Continue reading »

Russian Artist Transforms Google Map Landscapes And Boring Russian Cities Into The Future Outworlds

Andrey Tobolyakov, a digital artist from Samara, Russia, takes pictures of roads, cities and Google map locations. Remakes them, with the help of Photoshop, into the worlds of a distant future. Perfect! Continue reading »

Miniature Absurdist Scenes With A Darkly Satirical Twist By Frank Kunert

Downward, 2013

German photographer Frank Kunert is known for creating painstakingly detailed miniature worlds and photographing them, with unexpected, often witty results. Continue reading »

“Far Beyond The Immobile Point”: A Journey Through The Dismal World With Michal Karcz

Michal Karcz (previously) is a digital photographer and artist situated in Warsaw, Poland. All of his life, Karcz was involved with art, painting and other visual arts.

After having left painting – his biggest passion – he devoted his time to digital photography and painting, and so replaced one passion with another. As he contemplates, “digital photography and software gave [him] the opportunity to generate unique realities that were impossible to be created with ordinary darkroom techniques. Most of [his] work is like a journey to the places which do not exist. Places from [his] dreams, desire, imagination, and fears.” Continue reading »

Side-By-Side Photos Show How Tragically Different Life Is In War-Torn Countries

News broadcasts and stories on social media highlight the casualties and destruction of war in the Middle East. It’s a sad truth that daily life in the Middle East is the polar opposite of the relatively peaceful culture that many of us in the Western world know. Artist Uğur Gallenkuş is showcasing just how tragic the contrast in daily life can be between these two parts of our planet. Continue reading »

Russian Photographer Kristina Makeeva Captures Women In Dresses Set Against Magical Landscapes

Russian photographer Kristina Makeeva (previously) captures girls in dresses set against beautiful landscapes around the world. She creates a stunning series of pictures showing fantasy-like images of models in dresses. The special patterns and fabrics add great magic to those incredible photos. Kristina has traveled around the world to capture the shots visiting the likes of Abu Dhabi, Moscow, and Venice. Continue reading »

This Artist Uses Image Editing To Sculpt Icebergs, And No Icebergs Were Harmed In The Making Of This Art


Hugo Livet, “Dérivé”. (© Slaunger)

On October 16, Nasa published a photo of a perfectly squared iceberg. The picture quickly went viral, coupled with a few conspiracy theories qualifying this as the work of aliens. However, the phenomenon is rather common according to the scientists. Tabular icebergs are parts of large blocks of ice which are connected to the land. One day, just “like a fingernail growing too long and cracking off the end”, they explain, they split from the edge of the block, following the pattern of the ice cracks. That is how their geometric shape can be explained. Continue reading »