The internet is full of beautiful and amazing photographs, but do you ever stop and wonder just what went into that perfect shot? I'm not just talking about the digital manipulation side of the process, although there's certainly plenty of that involved. No, I'm talking about the physical hard work combined with the often super-creative approaches that photographers employ in order to ensure that their final shot is the very best it can be.


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Take a look at these behind-the-scenes pictures to see what we mean. Compiled by Bored Panda, they're sure to give the budding photographer some fresh ideas while giving the rest of us an enlightening glimpse into the reality that hides behind many a perfect picture.

#1 Miniature Car Models Create Realistic Historical Photos

Miniature Car Models Create Realistic Historical Photos

Michael Paul Smith Report

Carrie 5 months ago

Amazing idea... I wouldn't have thought of that ^_^

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#2 Girl Enjoying Rain

Girl Enjoying Rain

FunLeak Report

#3 Surreal Miniature Photography

Surreal Miniature Photography

Felix Hernandez Report

Kjorn 5 months ago

that's a beauty

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#4 Fox Close Up

Fox Close Up

Dan Dinu Report

Lea Lei 5 months ago

who took the second shot?

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#5 Wedding Photography

Wedding Photography

Chris Chambers Report

Gillian Johnson-Flint 5 months ago

Fantastic view!

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#6 M&m’s In Water Drops

M&m’s In Water Drops

Northwest Dad Report

Kjorn 5 months ago

who cares about the M&M! I want the lego!

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#7 Burning Lava

Burning Lava

Kawika Singson Report

Luca Oppenheimer 5 months ago

That can't be real, who would stand on top of molten lava!? AND HAVE THEIR FREAKING TRIPOD AND SHOES SET ON FIRE!!??

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#8 Photoshoot 25m Under The Sea In A Sunken Shipwreck

Photoshoot 25m Under The Sea In A Sunken Shipwreck

Benjamin Von Wong Report

Michelle Dean 5 months ago

Is she a mannequin or something

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#9 Underwater Dog

Underwater Dog

Seth Casteel Report

Debbie Forrest 5 months ago

I love this ,gives me joy

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#10 Wedding Photography

Wedding Photography

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#11 Levitation

Levitation

Luke Sharrat Report

Tammy Chapman 5 months ago

I love this one. Beautiful.

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#12 That's How It Looks Like In Real Life

That's How It Looks Like In Real Life

Murad Osmann Report

#13 Mirror Lake

Mirror Lake

Erik Johansson Report

Maciej Melcher 5 months ago

That's really creative!

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#14 Rock Climber

Rock Climber

Corey Rich Report

#15 Floating

Floating

The Photo Fiend Report

Bambi Bambszi 5 months ago

Well you didn't think that the girl and the chair really flew, did you?

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