Artist Huseyin Sahin from Istanbul blends dream-like scenes with real photos to create surreal worlds straight from a fantasy movie. Whether it be a giant whale swimming in a cliff pool, or London's Big Ben reclaimed by nature and stuck in a mountain, you'll find the scenes in his digital manipulations series. Sure, they may just be layered images, but there's no denying that all of them get your imagination going. Continue reading for ten of his most liked pieces on social media. Click here for a few bonus manipulations.
Artist Aydın Buyktas from Turkey turned the streets of Istanbul into surreal Inception-like scenes for his latest series, titled "Flatland." These images warp American landscapes into mind-bending worlds that defy the laws of physics. "The idea that I could depict surreal places that I saw in my dreams and thought of in my childhood gradually started to occur in my mind,. During my childhood and adolescence, I read science fiction series of writers such as Isaac Asimov and H.G. Wells and scientific and technical journals. These books made me question issues such as wormholes, black holes, parallel universes, gravitation, and the bending of space and time. While I was reading 'hyperspace' by Michio Kaku, I was obsessed with the idea of a black hole occurring in the place we live, and how it would bend space, time and place," said Buyuktas. Continue reading for more pictures. Click here to view a few bonus images.
Digital artist Alexey Kondakov extracts renaissance characters from various works of art and seamlessly blends them into modern photos for his "Art History in Contemporary Life" series. These modern photos were taken at locations scattered around Europe, with some featuring a cool neon glow, while others are situated inside subway trains. Continue reading for more pictures.
Russia-based digital artist Max Asabin transforms normal photos into surreal works of art, going above and beyond what many would consider professional editing. He starts by layering multiple images on top of each other by trimming the edges of each foreground photo, adding shadows and highlights, and adjusting the overall color, to create a one seamless masterpiece. "Digital Art is, for several years now, my main job," said Max to Bored Panda. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information. Click here for a few bonus images.
Digital artist and professional photo retoucher Tetyana Dyachenko takes on restorations of vintage photos that are terribly damaged, with many in a condition that appear to be beyond any kind of fix. Creases, tears, missing sections and discolorations are all fixed, giving new life into the once damaged images. Continue reading to see more.
Using Photoshop to edit images is not new or special, but Kirby Jenner decided to add himself into Kendall Jenner's most popular Instagram shots. These aren't your typical chop shop edits, but rather seamless ones that make use of a variety of techniques, including: color, adding noise / grain, manipulating lighting, and even various types of blur. All of this equated to a set of images that have gone viral online. Continue reading to see more.
Indonesian photographer Tanto Yensen managed to capture and up-close image of a frog with two small snails hanging around each side of its head. While many internet users claim that the frog resembles Princess Leia from the Star Wars universe, others have envisioned it as other characters, such as Ludwig van Beethoven, George Washington and more. Continue reading to see more Photoshop hilarity that ensued.
Adobe's "VoCo" is essentially Photoshop for audio, as it enables one to take an audio recording and instantly alter it to include words or phrases the original speaker never said, in what sounds like their voice. At a live demo in San Diego, Adobe took a digitzsed recording of Jordan Peele saying "and I kissed my dogs and my wife" and changed it to say "and I kissed Jordan three times". The edit took just seconds and only required the operator to type over a transcript of the speech and then press a button to create the altered voice track. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of workers in Japan patching up a 100-foot sinkhole in just 48-hours.
Just about the entire world knows about the complicated divorce situation between Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie by now, but "Average Rob" on Instagram decided to lighten up the situation by digitally adding himself to one of their photographs. That's not all, this Instagram star has Photoshopped himself into dozens of celebrity photos, ranging from Eminem to Hillary Clinton. Continue reading to see more. Click here for a few bonus images.
Photoshop guru James Fridman is back at it again, and this time, he continues to troll Twitter users who send him requests. For example, the user above accidentally typed "pet" instead of "put", and was trolled accordingly, with his head plastered on a dog's body. Others include: cleaning a stone wall gone wrong, running from something scary, and lots more. Continue reading to see them all. Click here for a few bonus images.