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 photo editing side of the process, although there's certainly plenty of that involved behind the scenes. No, I'm talking about the hard physical work combined with the often super-creative approaches that photographers employ to ensure that their final shot is the very best depiction of their photoshoot ideas.
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 photography ideas while providing the rest of us an enlightening glimpse into the reality of hard work, photo manipulation and Photoshop ideas that hides behind many a perfect picture.