Korean artist Jee Young Lee's beautiful dreamscapes are living proof that you don't need Photoshop or even a large studio space to create amazing surreal images. She creates all of these scenes by hand in a room that is only 3.6 x 4.1 x 2.4 meters and then inserts herself into the pictures. Some of...
In the desert near Joshua Tree, California, there stands a 70-year-old homestead cabin that isn't all there. The ethereal cabin is part of an outdoor art installation by artist Phillip K. Smith III called Lucid Homestead. To give the cabin its striking appearance, the artist replaced strips of the wall with mirrors and the windows...
Caras Ionut, a Romanian digital artist and photographer, has created a wonderful series of impossible surreal images that inspire dream-like memories and fantasies. His use of natural imagery, soft colors and hazy atmospheric effects helps us imagine that we're hazily remembering or experiencing someone's dream.
Better known by the nickname of 'fiddle oak', 14-year-old photographer Zev presents a highly imaginative portfolio of surreal self-portraits, which he created together with his sister Nellie.
Avoiding unnecessary details in his pictures, Spanish photographer Chema Madoz works around the idea that things are not what they might seem ta first.
A portfolio by Erik Johansson, photographer and retoucher from Sweden, must be one of the strongest contemporary examples of fine retouching. Erik creates incredible fantasy worlds that are at the same time wildly surreal, yet so masterfully done that you almost start believing them.
Hungarian photographer Noell S. Oszvald doesn’t have a huge portfolio yet, nor much is known about her – but the little that’s out there is enough to awe everyone. A 22-year-old presents a portfolio of powerful self-portraits, and one can hardly believe that she actually just started taking photos a little over a year ago....
If you're a fan of optical illusions and photo manipulation then you'll love these surreal pictures by Thomas Barbey. Currently based in LA, Thomas creates his collages by sandwiching the negatives together and then photographing them from above. Sometimes, however, he retouches and applies some airbrushing beforehand.
Art is undoubtedly one of the best ways to take journeys to the places of your fantasy and dreams, and this is exactly what creating photo manipulations is to Michal Karcz.
By combining hundreds or thousands of individual photographs, French photographer Jean-François Rauzier creates seemingly endless fantasy worlds that are 10,000 times the resolution of a normal photograph.