There are many people who will say that Photoshop is bad, and that you shouldn’t alter your photos digitally (or at most you should do just some brightness corrections).

Well, I think that this is a big BS! Why should we suppress our creativity in any way?

Just look at these inspirational photo manipulations by Erik Johansson, and think for awhile – could it be done without Photoshop? No!

So stop complaining, and better grab a Photoshop tutorial!

Ok, now let’s get back to Erik, the artist that will kill your boredom after a few seconds.

Main facts:

Name: Erik Johansson

Age: young [Read more...]

Location: Gothenburg, Sweden

Equipment: Canon EOS 5d mark II, Canon EF 24-70/2.8L USM, Canon EF 50/1.8, Canon EF 17-40/4L USM, Elinchrom flashes

Source of inspiration (a few): My daily life, M.C. Escher, Salvador Dali, Rene Magritte, Rob Gonsalves, bob hund

Website: www.alltelleringet.com

P.S.: now all those trolls can say “photoshopped” in their comments and they will be 100% right.

Deep Cuts

(Erik Johansson, 2009)

Fishy Island

(Erik Johansson, 2009)

Perspective Squarecase

(Erik Johansson, 2009)

Reflective cubes

(Erik Johansson, 2009)

Roadworkers Coffeebreak

(Erik Johansson, 2009)

TETRIS

(Erik Johansson, 2009)

Melting Point

(Erik Johansson, 2009)

Heaven Express

(Erik Johansson, 2009)

Vertical Turn

(Erik Johansson, 2009)

Attractive Streetlights

(Erik Johansson, 2009)

Homo Sapiens

(Erik Johansson, 2008)

Swedish Airhouse

(Erik Johansson, 2008)

Tough

(Ironing)

(Erik Johansson, 2008)

Question Architecture

(Erik Johansson, 2008)

Hanging See on the wall

(Erik Johansson, 2008)

Wet dreams on open water

(Erik Johansson, 2008)

Face vs. Fist

(Erik Johansson, 2008)

Coffee Spill

(Erik Johansson, 2008)

The Downside of Shredding Continued

(Erik Johansson, 2008)

Go Your Own road

(Erik Johansson, 2008)

The room

(Erik Johansson, 2008)

No Limits

(Erik Johansson, 2008)

Strange Forest

(Erik Johansson, 2008)

Arms break, Vases Don’t

(Erik Johansson, 2008)

Oranges are Best Whole

(Erik Johansson, 2007)

Layout of the Fourth Dimension

(Erik Johansson, 2007)

Lazy Dogs Have also Come out

(Erik Johansson, 2007)

Last Tree, Last Autumn

(Erik Johansson, 2007)

Casual Breakfast

(Erik Johansson, 2007)

Man Made Flood

(Erik Johansson, 2007)

Winner in Scandinavian photo’s photo challenge 2007

Docka

(Erik Johansson, 2007)

Unexpected Visitor

(Erik Johansson, 2007)

Working at Sea

(Erik Johansson, 2007)

LEGO

(Erik Johansson, 2007)

Sewers Hide More than just a Bad Luck

(Erik Johansson, 2007)

Escalator in the Sky

(Erik Johansson, 2007)

Shaving is for Boys

(Erik Johansson, 2007)