Behind the majority of great pictures there's a skilled and creative photographer, but how creative can they get? Sure, nowadays digital manipulation is a big part of the final image but a lot of photographers still use physical work in ways that the rest of us couldn't even come up with.

Compiled by Bored Panda, this list will certainly enlighten you about the things photographers are capable of. From teleporting people into other locations to making them levitate, these behind-the-scenes images prove there's a lot more to stunning pictures than first meets the eye. Scroll down to vote for your favorite ones, and if you're hungry for more truth (or lies, depending on how you view this) behind photography, check out our previous lists here and here.

#1

Wedding Photography

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Evisa Isabella Rose 2 years ago

Noooooooooooooo!!! :Ο

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#2

Miniature Car Models Create Realistic Historical Photos

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Brenda Olano 2 years ago

Perspective photography

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#3

Reality Behind Photography

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Momogi 2 years ago

Gotta admit it, it's so pretty.

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#4

Reality Behind Photography

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Tijana Škrbić 2 years ago

I actually really like the way people play with angles and lights. It's a skill man

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#5

Reality Behind Photography

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Evisa Isabella Rose 2 years ago

hahahahahahahaha ΧD

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#6

Audi Asks Photographer To Photograph Their $160,000 Sports Car, He Uses $40 Miniature Toy Car Instead

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Meowoui 2 years ago

You have to admit, these pictures are pretty ingenious.

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#7

Reality Behind Photography

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Evisa Isabella Rose 2 years ago

''Instagram post'' spot!!!

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#8

Photos Of Hidden Pain Behind

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Momogi 2 years ago

Can I just unsee this? 😅

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#9

Smoky Photoshoot

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Evisa Isabella Rose 2 years ago

Vaping??? ΧD

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#10

Adding Steam

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Nancy E 2 years ago

Makes me hungry for shrimp

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#11

Reality Behind Photography

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Anonymous Confetti 2 years ago

Beautiful.

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#12

Reality Behind Photography

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V4vendetta14 2 years ago

Gangsta!!!!

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#13

Reality Behind Photography

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Intensive Panda 2 years ago

this is creative, gonna try it out myself

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#14

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Nancy E 2 years ago

So that's how it's done !

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#15

Reality Behind Photography

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Stille20 2 years ago

ah ha ha... the bare legs crack me up

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#16

Reality Behind Photography

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JT 2 years ago

I know photographers that use TVs for backgrounds (desktop wallpaper). It's a neat trick.

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#17

Reality Behind Photography

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Lara B. 2 years ago

But that isn't really a lie, is it?🤔

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#18

Reality Behind Photography

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J.E.C. 2 years ago

no! I thought they really had moons....

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#19

Reality Behind Photography

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Stille20 2 years ago

ha ha, her "look what I have to do for a decent photo" face

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#20

Reality Behind Photography

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Sophie McCarthy 2 years ago

Each one of these photos are incredibly well shot and beautiful!

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#21

Power Of Photoshop

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Vanessa 2 years ago

it's not a lie, it's 100% photoshop

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#22

Reality Behind Photography

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Lara B. 2 years ago

Pressure produces more pressure. You can't force a horse by pulling on it's lead rope. It will always win (with it's 600 kilos). Learned that lesson early enough 🙈 But i think it is a great idea to photograph them like that anyway. So different to any other horse portraits.

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#23

Reality Behind Photography

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Evisa Isabella Rose 2 years ago

*Dead* ΧD

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#24

Reality Behind Photography

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Nancy E 2 years ago

A drycleaner will be needed for sure !

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#25

The Lake View

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Nancy E 2 years ago

I never would have figured this out

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#26

Reality Behind Photography

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Dina AlBadawi 2 years ago

I want his red camera!!!

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#28

Reality Behind Photography

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Fillippa Nöel 2 years ago

"A day at the beach"

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#29

Reality Behind Photography

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Prashant Karnath 2 years ago

How else were they supposed to create that photo? Actually throw a kid around?

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#30

Reality Behind Photography

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Michel M. Prins 2 years ago

Seems pretty real so far. If it's about the depth of the water: he can probably use that boat on much deeper waters than he is in, right there.

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#31

Reality Behind Photography

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NWB 2 years ago

I guess if it was shitty day outside and it ruined your day I'd be pretty happy with the result!

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#32

Reality Behind Photography

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Sunniva Jønsson 2 years ago

That picture dosent look right...

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#33

Reality Behind Photography

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Kira Thesloth 2 years ago

This looks exactly like what it is.

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#34

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Tengericsillag 2 years ago

Both pics are cool.

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#35

Reality Behind Photography

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i_know_im_amazing 2 years ago

What?!?! I totally thought that was real!!!

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#36

Reality Behind Photography

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Annabell 2 years ago

Well, that's not a very realistic rain *splash* waterfall on one side of the umbrella

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#37

Reality Behind Photography

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Stille20 2 years ago

Okay, that whale doesn't look real even when photo shopped

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#38

Reality Behind Photography

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Helping Panda 2 years ago

This is way more real than I thought it would be.

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#39

The Reality And Fantasy Of Cosplay Photoshoot

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Tengericsillag 2 years ago

Short men problems. :)

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#40

Levitation

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Michael Gleason 2 years ago

There go my hopes of a flying lady. Dashed. :'(

#41

Reality Behind Photography

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Blue Cicada 2 years ago

But Mooooom, it's OUR swimming pool!

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#42

Reality Behind Photography

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Stille20 2 years ago

I like the second photo better, the action pose and the slight smile

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#43

The Cottage In The Woods

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M O'Connell 2 years ago

The model trees need a bit of fluffing-up, but other than that, a wonderful artistic capture.

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#44

Full Body Portrait

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Galeanthropy2017 2 years ago

I love her shoes!

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#45

Reality Behind Photography

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Ged Maybury 2 years ago

Once again - my praise to the people who say this opportunity and achieved such a good result. Love the 'ingenuity' such as it is.

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#46

Reality Behind Photography

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Tengericsillag 2 years ago

Like he would have found a dead body.

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#47

Reality Behind Photography

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Michael Cornish 2 years ago

What's with the 'foliage-in-the-face" look?

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#48

Behind The Scenes

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Shiva Dheva 2 years ago

From the Exorcist...

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#49

Reality Behind Photography

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Edyta Złotucha 2 years ago

And how this one is fake? Those colors aren't even photoshopped, come on :|

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#50

Reality Behind Photography

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 2 years ago

Everyone is beautiful in their own way and this lady is lovely and a bit wistful. The photo is tasteful and thoughtful.

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