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18 Brilliant Photo Manipulations by Erik Johansson
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18 Brilliant Photo Manipulations by Erik Johansson

We first wrote about Erik Johansson, a Swedish photographer and retoucher, 4 years ago, when he was still a computer engineering student. Even back then, despite lack of professional training in creative photography, his wild photo manipulations would be a stand-out example of photo editing.

Erik’s stunning pictures have a two-fold effect: on the one hand, it’s completely unbelievable and reality-defying, while on the other hand, the high-skilled retouching makes these cool photos look almost real. The photographer first develops a creative idea in his head before he sets out to make the pictures; he even models in some of them himself – yes, that’s the blond guy, distorting his face with his own fist!

Erik says he has been drawing for as long as he can remember – may be influenced by his painter grandmother – but his first digital camera at the age of 15 opened up a whole new world for the guy: “Being used to drawing it felt quite strange to be done after capturing a photo, it wasn’t the process of creating something in the same way.” He picked up his interest for retouching while studying, and today is a prolific artist, working on both commissions and personal projects. Let his beautiful photos and their fantasy worlds absorb you!

Website: erikjohanssonphoto.com

Expecting Winter

Electric Guitar

Cut & Fold

Set Them Free

Groundbreaking

Arms Break, Vases Don’t

Fishy Island

Snow Cover

Face vs. Fist

Roadworker’s Coffee Break

Go Your Own Road

Vertical Turn                                               Self-Actualization

Kaffeslump

Big Laundry Day

Stryktålig                                                     A Painting Too Real

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Josue Arteaga
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6 years ago

These photo manipulations are amazing. The best one, in my opinion, is the lady painting the ocean floor. It's just a crazy thing to see! Imagine a human having to paint all that! Wow that would be so much work! I am such a huge fan of photo manipulation! I even do my own! http://cartoonphotos.com/ where I make ultra realistic pictures of people! It's so amazing to see how the photo manipulation community evolves and gets better!

Rishikes sarker
Community Member
2 years ago

Really Your blog topic is very nice .This is the most important,helpful and creative tutorial about the creative photo manipulation service. Thanks for sharing your nice concept.Keep up your creative work.

Biphoto Barna Ilona
Community Member
4 years ago

Impressive images, congratulations!

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Josue Arteaga
Community Member
6 years ago

These photo manipulations are amazing. The best one, in my opinion, is the lady painting the ocean floor. It's just a crazy thing to see! Imagine a human having to paint all that! Wow that would be so much work! I am such a huge fan of photo manipulation! I even do my own! http://cartoonphotos.com/ where I make ultra realistic pictures of people! It's so amazing to see how the photo manipulation community evolves and gets better!

Rishikes sarker
Community Member
2 years ago

Really Your blog topic is very nice .This is the most important,helpful and creative tutorial about the creative photo manipulation service. Thanks for sharing your nice concept.Keep up your creative work.

Biphoto Barna Ilona
Community Member
4 years ago

Impressive images, congratulations!

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