Mind-Bending Photos That Look Photoshopped But Are Actually Real

Published 9 years ago

Life imitates art and, sometimes, Photoshop! Some of the images here are too bizarre to be true, but yet they are. Whether created by human hand (in park landscaping) or by happenstance (like the hanging burned utility pole), the landscape shots in these pictures are fascinating. But, we assure you, they’re all authentic! We’re a reliable quasi-journalistic outlet, after all!

Photo manipulation is as old photography. It was a lot harder in the early days, when editing had to be done with ink, paint, air brushes, double-exposure, piecing photos or negatives together in the darkroom and so on. Most notably, in has been used to remove nonpersons out of photographs in the Soviet Union. And while photo editing software existed before Photoshop’s release in 1990, it really took off with the Adobe product, making it into a household name and even a verb.

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Salar De Uyuni, The World’s Largest Salt Flat In Bolivia


Image source: walerian walawski

Trees In Schonbrunn Park


Image source: imgur.com

Boat That Looks Like It’s Floating On Air


Image source: Dominico Formichella

Lenticular Clouds


Image source: Brian Middleton

Zhangye Danxia Landform In Gansu, China


Image source: unbelievableinfo.blogspot.it

Burnt Utility Pole


Image source: Игорь Подгорный

Hausmannian Building On Georges V Ave. In Paris


Image source: Jamie Rose

A Pile Of Timber Reflecting In A Puddle


Image source: florian schaller

Anja Rubik In A Dress, Viktor&Rolf Spring/Summer 2010 Show


Image source: Viktor & Rolf

Falling Book Sculpture, Alicia Martin


Image source: Alicia Martin

Frozen Pond, Switzerland


Image source: dartai

Sculpture In New Zealand


Image source: Phonedojo

Undulatus Asperatus


Image source: wittap

Mammatus Clouds


Image source: Ken Lewis

Trees After A Toxic Spill In Hungary


Image source: Palindromos Meszaros

Martynas Klimas

Writes like a mad dervish, rolls to dodge responsibility, might have bitten the Moon once.

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