Have you ever wondered how long does it take for a professional photographer prepare a picture for a "public eye"? What are the steps that need to be taken before publishing that final, satisfying result? Everything‘s not so easy, and Brazilian photographer Gilmar Silva decided to prove it (previously here).

A while ago, this professional wedding and family photographer started a brilliant behind-the-scenes series, that he called LUGARxPHOTO ("place and photo"), that shows the backstage of professional photoshoots. First picture always shows the "working environment" of the photographer, and the second one reveals the final result which is sometimes hard to believe. The aim of the project is to talk not only about the amount of Photoshop that comes into play, but also to analyze the right angles and techniques that are used to get those perfect shots. Scroll down to see them for yourself!

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Gryffindor Grace 7 months ago

DAMN DANIEL

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Gryffindor Grace 7 months ago

i like this one

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Ladies and Gentlemen 7 months ago

This photographer and me has one thing which is not common! Sheer pure Talent!

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Ladies and Gentlemen 7 months ago

wow.. this is so Surreal! Lovely!

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Lady A 7 months ago

Fairy mama! Lovely!

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Gryffindor Grace 7 months ago

hopefully they won't get run over

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Elise Mon 7 months ago

like a painting

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Mike Luis 7 months ago

This photographer has perspective, he has a taste for what he does, he's a poet, just brilliant, I love it

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Tambot 7 months ago

I love that beautiful dress- looks so comfy too

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Night Owl 7 months ago

"I feel/look like a beached whale"

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Nini Meow 7 months ago

So beautiful

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Jonathan Constant 7 months ago

Can this guy just follow me around and do all my Insta posts from now on?

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Person2638 7 months ago

So beautiful! This dude has amazing talent.

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Ladies and Gentlemen 7 months ago

if had not known I would have thought these balloons were photo shopped or just helium balloons flying away!

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Kate Swartz 7 months ago

WOW AMAZING

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Giulia Betke 7 months ago

the model has such a cute smile!

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Ladies and Gentlemen 7 months ago

My head is spinning just by looking at second pic!

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Tammy Chapman 6 months ago

Gorgeous. I love the flowers.

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Chelle Jones 7 months ago

Masterful.

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Lina 7 months ago

Wow, amazing work! It's a lil bit like a tutorial, how to make better photographs. Thanks for inspire me on a new level.

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Ladies and Gentlemen 7 months ago

Dang, who else thought that it was going to be a pic of Hot Girl in Bikini!

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Annabell 7 months ago

This is weird

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Ladies and Gentlemen 7 months ago

Wow wow wow!

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Chantel Atwell 7 months ago

I don't understand :-(

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Tammy Chapman 6 months ago

I love this one too. How does he make pregnant women look so beautiful?? I was miserable for most of my pregnancy, and I hated the way I looked. But all of these pregnant women and some of the pregnant women I see IRL look so beautiful

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Little letitia 7 months ago

She looks so unimpressed in the after photo... I would be too i bet that water is cold!

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xblvr 7 months ago

Sand...amazing!!

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Sean Maynard 7 months ago

Wait what?

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Brian bell 7 months ago

His ability to find extra-ordinary settings in totally normal places is fantastic!

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Tammy Chapman 6 months ago

So incredibly imaginative. Very nice.

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Xiaolaohu 7 months ago

Everyone else on bridge running from crazy half naked pregnant dancing lady

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Callie Lansdell 6 months ago

Wow!

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Shiba Inu 7 months ago

Yasss I'm pregnant! *runs into field*

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Miss Cris 7 months ago

The pose of the 1st one is better, in my opinion

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Gryffindor Grace 7 months ago

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she looks a bit like selena gomez, does anyone else see it? Or is it just me?

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Night Owl 7 months ago

Handsome little guy. I like the bow tie

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Tammy Chapman 6 months ago

Beautiful!!!!

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Shiba Inu 7 months ago

Photographer: *looks at leaves* Wingardium leviosa!

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Ladies and Gentlemen 7 months ago

Destructive beauty!

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Wistre Vist 7 months ago

so ethereal!!

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Kagamilia 6 months ago

The real one is also beautiful! Look at that beautiful skies! So pretty...

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Pollypocket81 7 months ago

Looks like shes sliding down the steps! Some of these are a little weird, but I can't take away from his vision and creativity.

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SIB 7 months ago

The pregnant fairy motif and reflections on water seem to be his trademarks.

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Shiba Inu 7 months ago

I wonder what the people on the other side of the field are thinking. 0__o

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Patricia Deniz 7 months ago

Looks like she hurt her back lol

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Terrycloth gas 7 months ago

Love the prospective here

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Eleanor Ragsdale 6 months ago

I do really love the angle on the lugar (real).

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Tanya Kysel'ova 7 months ago

like this one!

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TheReader19 7 months ago

Beautiful lightning

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Wyndmere 7 months ago

Yellow grass... I dunno. Doesn't say "spring" to me.

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Anne 7 months ago

something is out of proportion on this one..

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Crippling Blind Man 7 months ago

Great shirts too.

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Chelle Jones 7 months ago

If I came across her i would think she was on drugs.

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Tammy Chapman 6 months ago

Very Nice!!

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Chelle Jones 7 months ago

She doesn't look like the same woman for the pre-photo..

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Wyndmere 7 months ago

Looks very pre-prom in the Philippines. The rural tropical setting on a dirt road, the muddy puddle, the older car in the background ... perfect.

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Lina 7 months ago

Look at that beautiful belly button...! <3

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Tammy Chapman 6 months ago

Very Pretty!!!

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Tammy Chapman 6 months ago

Beautiful photo.

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Tammy Chapman 6 months ago

Very Nice!!

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Chelle Jones 7 months ago

I like the prephoto better. More real & tranquil.

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Chelle Jones 7 months ago

She's thinking "Please don't let there be a big breeze to blow these petals away"

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Lulu Huffington 7 months ago

This dress got a workout.

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Rosella 7 months ago

Why do these ones always make my head spin?!?!

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Chelle Jones 7 months ago

Simple Elegance.

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Terrycloth gas 7 months ago

Hey she's neither prego nor a fairy.

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Inta Omule 7 months ago

Something is off... either the hand position either the angle

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