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 1 year ago

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

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#4 Fox Close Up

Fox Close Up

Dan Dinu Report

Lea Lei 1 year ago

who took the second shot?

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#6 M&m’s In Water Drops

M&m’s In Water Drops

Northwest Dad Report

Kjorn 1 year 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 1 year 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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#9 Underwater Dog

Underwater Dog

Seth Casteel Report

Debbie Forrest 1 year ago

I love this ,gives me joy

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#11 Levitation

Levitation

Luke Sharrat Report

Tammy Chapman 1 year ago

I love this one. Beautiful.

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#13 Mirror Lake

Mirror Lake

Erik Johansson Report

Maciej Melcher 1 year ago

That's really creative!

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#15 Floating

Floating

The Photo Fiend Report

Bambi Bambszi 1 year ago

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

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