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Real-Life Homer Simpson

Photo credit: Miguel Vasquez via Bored Panda

Digital artist and 3D illustrator Miguel Vasquez has made a name for himself on Instagram, but not in the way you may think. He specializes in creating realistic versions of popular cartoon characters, like Homer Simpson, and as you can see, the results aren't very pretty. Others include: SpongeBob, Luigi, Patrick Star, and more. Continue reading to see more of his popular works.

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Grandma Japan Funny Photos

Photo credit: Kimiko Nishimoto

Kimiko Nishimoto, a 90-year-old grandmother from Japan, has not been a photographer all her life, but recently picked up that hobby, along with Photoshop, and these photo manipulations are the result. In addition to becoming a social media star, this past December, she was honored in Tokyo with a gallery exhibiting her most popular works. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Colorized Monet

Photo credit: Marina Amaral via Bored Panda

For those who don't already know, Oscar-Claude Monet was a French painter, a founder of French Impressionist painting and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein air landscape painting. Unfortunately, color photography was not widely used during that time, but thanks to the power of modern software, at least one of his portraits has been given new life. Continue reading for more colorized historical photos.

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Photoshop Troll Strikes

Photo credit: James Fridman via Bored Panda

James Fridman, better known as the "Photoshop Troll" on social media, is back yet again, with another round of requests. First up, we have one user who just wanted "bigger arms," but instead was transformed into a gorilla-like creature, rather than just have his biceps / shoulders enlarged. Others include: wanting to be a real super hero, polishing up a picture, and lost more. Continue reading to see the highlights.

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Dad Photoshop Baby

Photo credit: Stephen Crowley

Graphic designer and dad Stephen Crowley wanted to scare his relatives, but with a Photoshop twist. So, he decided to put his then 18-month-old daughter Hannah into 'marginally dangerous situations', and the images have gone viral on social media. This idea came about because Hannah was born with a very rare immune disorder called HLH, spending 6-months (4-months to 10-months) in the hospital for chemo therapy and a life-saving bone marrow transplant. The social media fame has enabled him to raise awareness about this disorder. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Elvis Presley Today

Photo credit: Sachs Media | Phojoe via Bored Panda

Thanks to advances in photo age progression software and the skill of digital artists, Sachs Media Group has put together a series showing how many well-known late celebrities would look if they were alive today. Starting off we have Elvis Presley, a pioneer of rockabilly, an uptempo, backbeat-driven fusion of country music and rhythm and blues. With a series of successful network television appearances and chart-topping records, he became the leading figure of the newly popular sound of rock and roll. Continue reading for more.

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Moon Photo Manipulation

Photo credit: Justin Peters via Peta Pixel

Justin Peters, a 22-year-old self-taught digital artist, blends reality with fantasy in his surreal photo manipulations series, starting with the moon melting into Yosemite's Horsetail Fall. "Everything you can imagine is real' by Pablo Picasso is a quote I live by especially when creating my work, which is inspired by the world around me and surreal painters,. I hope that when people experience my work, they discover a new and different world, which they can dive into to prove that everything is possible when you open your mind," Peters told PetaPixel. Continue reading to see more.

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National Geographic Illustration

Photo credit: JN Crazy via Bored Panda

A Shanghai-based artist who goes by "JN Crazy" on Behance has created a new series where he takes stunning National Geographic photos and transforms them into whimsical illustrations that wouldn't look out of place in an animated film. Whether it be an owl, whale, monkeys, or even a swimming dog, you'll find it here. Continue reading to see more.

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Cats in Food

Photo credit: Ksenia via Bored Panda

Instagram user Ksenia from Russia combined her love of both cats and food into one, using Adobe's ever so popular Photoshop software. Whether it be a croissant, blueberries, sushi, or cookies, you'll find these bizarre mashups and more. "I always wanted to create something funny and this is what I came up with at the end of January and launched my Instagram account," said Ksenia. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Photography Mirror Illusion Trick

Photo credit: Mathias Fast via Bored Panda

At first glance, some of these photos by Mathias Fast may look Photoshopped, but it's just a clever photography illusion that involves a phone's display. "I'm hardly the first person to use it but 'discovered' it for myself at a wedding one day when I was photographing the bride getting ready. The bridesmaids had their phones lying on the table and I saw the reflections they were creating. I realized that at the right angle and distance I could incorporate the reflection(s) into a photograph while disguising the fact that they were coming from a phone. When I'm photographing, my eyes are constantly being drawn to anything remotely reflective that I can use to frame the subject with," Mathias told Bored Panda. Continue reading for the tutorial.

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