What could be more popular than glamorous Instagram photos? Well, for some time now, people have been fascinated by the "behind the scenes" of these photos. Their motives probably vary from plain curiosity to professional development to photography hacks on how to make their own pics shine on the feed. 182k followers are in love with the Instagram account cnhphotography, run by Chris Hernandez, which showcases not only his spectacular portrait photography shots but also how they are made.

This 22-year-old professional photographer took the motivational quote "the world as your playground" very literally. And this is why you are likely to spot him in awkward poses in the most unusual locations around Los Angeles trying to capture a female model at the perfect moment. It shows that the reality behind airbrushed photos is not always what it seems, but at the same time, sometimes it‘s exactly what it seems. You wouldn‘t expect much from a photoshoot idea that's set in the grocery store aisle, a changing room, a bush in the park, or next to the town’s Christmas tree, but Chris Hernandez is there to prove you wrong. He seems to always end up with a high-end, vibrant portrait at any location.

Most of his outstandingly beautiful photos were achieved without a huge crew, fancy studio, or props – it’s a combination of undeniable talent, creative ideas, photographing and editing skills. But what we appreciate the most is the artist’s creativity and originality when working in natural environments. It’s an exclusive look into the making of Instagram-worthy photo ideas before the masterful retouching and spectacular color grading that, without a doubt, adds a surrealistic feel to a perfectly realistic location.

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More info: cnhphotography.com | Instagram | Facebook | twitter.com

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Bean59
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1 year ago

SHE IS SO PRETTY WHAT THE HECK

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Bridget
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1 year ago

These girls are so gorgeous I love how he does the coloring on each photo!

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Ashley Nell
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Her freckles looked so real though!!

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Ashley Nell
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1 year ago

I love her eyes!!!

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Bean59
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1 year ago

lol

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Ed Souza
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1 year ago

Way too much air brushing done...

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t.e.a.
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1 year ago

love her hair!

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char
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1 year ago

bruh imagine driving home from school/work and seeing this

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Bean59
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1 year ago

and then a car comes down the road...

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Bean59
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1 year ago

narnia

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Grace Marraffa
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1 year ago

Why is there medication in her hand?

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estimaate
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1 year ago

This one has such a strong vibe i dont even know how to describe it. Gorgeous photo!

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Becca Gizmo the Squirrel
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1 year ago

Beautiful!!

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Ashley Nell
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1 year ago

Why are her shoes so big?

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PeachPossum
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1 year ago

Something about this young woman's face reminds me of Maude Fealy, especially the photos by Lizzie Caswall.

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Guinny
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1 year ago

to airbrushed, but this is still so cool and creative

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Mad Mar
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1 year ago

Please don't hurt gardens. Get permission. And don't leave trash.

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Zara VP
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1 year ago

Damn! She is gorgeous! Love the tattoos.

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Dianna Siever
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1 year ago

I don't know what's wrong with me, but it looks like one leg on that photographer is hella shorter than the other 😆

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John Laurens/Gay Turtle
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1 year ago

She's probably wearing contacts, but her eyes are gorgeous!!!

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Bean59
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1 year ago

lol I love that book

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Becca Gizmo the Squirrel
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1 year ago

I really like this one.

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char
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1 year ago

well i love this

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Becca Gizmo the Squirrel
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1 year ago

My fave!

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Ashley Nell
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1 year ago

Is she trying to look like Sabrina?

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PjandBolt
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1 year ago

WE'RE PAINTING THE ROSES RED, WE'RE PAINTING THE ROSES RED!

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Lara Verne
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1 year ago

It's not winter yet

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Bean59
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1 year ago

that's so cute

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Tsunami_the seawing
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1 year ago

Sabrina Spellmen is that you?

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John Laurens/Gay Turtle
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1 year ago

Her nails are freaking me out a little lol

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Dianna Siever
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1 year ago

Is this a look? My God I'm old... what in the world?

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