These Surreal Photos Were All Created Without Photoshop

Photographer John Dykstra says he believes in the power of perspective. His surreal photo style is created entirely with practical effects and simple ingredients — things like paint, chalk, and glass — rather than digital image manipulation techniques.

How I Made This Photo of a Girl ‘Falling’ Asleep

I’ve always found that moment right before falling asleep fascinating. When you let go of your thoughts and fall into the land of dreams. For a long time I wanted to create an image about this, and last year I got the opportunity that was the perfect start. The Girl The idea for this project […]

Slime Inspired By Dali

Inspired by the Surrealist work of Salvador Dali, 'Slime' embarks on a contemporary exploration of the irrational and creative mindset we experience when dreaming. The slime moves through obscure, isolated environments.

A Before and After Look at the Magic of a Photoshop Artist

Photographer and visual artist Antti Karppinen has been reimagining photos using Photoshop for over 23 years now. Here’s a before-and-after look at how Karppinen is able to take plain portraits (shot in studios, garages, and outdoors) and turn them into dreamlike images.

This Photographer’s House Burnt Down, Let’s Help Him Raise Funds And Recover

Maybe you remember the Czech photographer Janek Sedlar, whose pics of dream-like forests in autumn went viral last year on Bored Panda. Well, now we bring you more of his surreal nature photographs, but this time there is a powerful reason for you to watch them carefully, because those maybe his last ones for a long time..


I Costumed Myself To Express The Idea Of Otherness

In June 2017, I went to Deauville in France to create a photography project which would be exhibited during the Planche(s) Contact Festival. As soon as I arrived there, coming from Romania, I started to question myself about who I was in relation with the city - was I tourist? Was I an artist? Was I a woman? Was I Romanian? All I knew is that I was not from there; I was a stranger.

See How This Surreal Construction Image Was Shot and Processed

In 2016, world-famous photographer and digital artist Erik Johansson was commissioned by Swedish construction company NCC to create something special that showed the areas NCC was working. This is one of the 6 photos he created for them, and below he shows you how it was made.

I Give Soul To Each One Of My Works

My name is Raluca, I am a self-taught photographer living in Belgium and I admit: I use photography for recreating reality. I believe that when we photograph we project our whole inner world in order to understand what surrounds us.

I Collect Landscapes In Jars Using Analog Double Exposures

In this project, I have realized a childish dream. I play with the idea of being an ambitious collector; conserving my environments into a large personal collection. Most landscapes are from where I grew up, in the countryside in the south of Finland, where my roots still lie.


Sleepwalking In Outer Space – My Aesthetic Vision Of Nature

I’m Al Mefer, a PhD student in Neuroscience from Spain. In July of 2018 I bought myself a camera and started picturing landscapes with my own vision. Here I present you of a series of outerspace-like visions of the wonderful world around us.