Believe it or not, the glaciers you see above aren’t photographs, just breathtaking paintings by Brooklyn artist Zaria Forman. She specializes in making beautiful, ginormous pastel landscapes that serve as snapshots of melting glaciers and rising seas. According to Grist, “Her work has taken her from Greenland to the Indian Ocean, chasing sights at the fringes of the globe before they melt away.” Continue reading for more hyper-realistic images you won’t believe aren’t photographs.