Stunning Photo Manipulations Featuring Water

March 5th, 2012

Nature provides great inspiration for digital art, and water is one of the most visually impressive aspects of nature. Many photo manipulators choose to work with water as it’s fluidity, opacity and reaction to light are all great foundations of art. Water also brings with it tremendous energy. The splashes, waterfalls and flows offer a wonderful basis for exciting compositions.

Today we’ve compiled a range of different photo manipulations featuring water. Not only do they show some epic Photoshop skills, but they show the diversity of the subject matter. The manipulations of water range from warping water into flames, structures, mushroom clouds, wings, animals and other objects. So much inspiration is waiting, so dive on in.

Photo Manipulations

Surreal Photo Manipulation With Twisting Water by Oliver Cereto

Water Photo Manipulation

Smoke on the Water by SamoShaver

Water Photo Manipulation

Realistic Water Text by Abduzeedo

Water Photo Manipulation

Surreal Out of Bounds Photo Manipulation by Loredana Papp

Water Photo Manipulation

Water and Fire by nxlam1801

Water Photo Manipulation

Elements by *CassiopeiaArt

Water Photo Manipulation

Water and Air by *valse-des-ombres

Water Photo Manipulation

Miniature World by Mirko Santangelo

Water Photo Manipulation

Sorceress of Water by st3to

Water Photo Manipulation

Photo Manipulate a Scenic Natural Spa Scene

Water Photo Manipulation

Water Stallion by PSHoudini

Water Photo Manipulation

Secret of the Water by Ka-Kind

Water Photo Manipulation

Chilling Photo Manipulation by Jarka H

Water Photo Manipulation

Water Angel by ZaMoHt

Water Photo Manipulation

Water Fish by angelitonegro

Water Photo Manipulation


Water Photo Manipulation

Atomic Water Bomb Green by =Rcdevils

Water Photo Manipulation

Eerie Underwater Composition by Steven Szontagh

Water Photo Manipulation

The Eye of the Storm by lardacil

Water Photo Manipulation

Mountains water and mist by lifeness23

Water Photo Manipulation

Careless by FrozenStarRo

Water Photo Manipulation

Firewater by Sagitarii

Water Photo Manipulation

Waterose by DeltaP42

Water Photo Manipulation

Flooded City Scene by Andrew Gardner

Water Photo Manipulation

Rain Spell by temporary-peace

Water Photo Manipulation

Out of Bounds Fantasy Illustration by Constantin Potorac

Water Photo Manipulation

Water Flames by aladecuervo

Water Photo Manipulation

Water Bridge by robhas1left

Water Photo Manipulation


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19 comments for „Stunning Photo Manipulations Featuring Water
  1. Yasir Aman on March 5th, 2012 at 2:43 pm

    Water and Fire by nxlam1801 is really a masterpiece.
    Thank you Tom :)

    • Tom Ross on March 7th, 2012 at 4:30 pm

      That’s one of my favorites too, such a beautiful piece!

      I’m glad you liked the post Yasir :).

  2. Frederik on March 9th, 2012 at 8:31 am

    Wow, very nice effects – great inspirations.

  3. Maria Wendt on March 16th, 2012 at 11:50 pm

    Tom, I love reading your posts here on Noupe. This has to be one of the best posts on here. I love it…and pinned it on to pinterest!!

    • Tom Ross on April 22nd, 2012 at 3:20 pm

      Aw thanks Maria! That means a lot, and I’m really glad you enjoyed this post.

  4. Courtney on March 20th, 2012 at 11:55 pm

    I have seen some of these before, but there are some awesome ones here also..

  5. sanath vemireddy on March 21st, 2012 at 5:31 pm

    so stunning artifacts , imagination beyond its best.

  6. KIRTI on March 21st, 2012 at 5:45 pm

    Amazing effects !!

  7. Dresden Kaiser on March 21st, 2012 at 6:23 pm

    I love it I wish I had the imagination to do these things just beautiful work it’s amazing what some people can do.

  8. Diego Poveda on March 21st, 2012 at 6:36 pm

    Its amazing tom, incredible pictures………

  9. Bill on March 21st, 2012 at 7:09 pm

    Careless resonates well… Maybe it’s the Dali-esque quality.

  10. Art on March 22nd, 2012 at 2:10 am

    wow.. water flames i like that one.

  11. Bachir on March 22nd, 2012 at 9:01 am

    it’s pretty much it impressed me.

    Water is essential in life

  12. Hafiz Faraz Mukhtar on March 23rd, 2012 at 8:02 pm

    Smoke on water is amazing what a style .. n look at cigratte

  13. Darren on May 28th, 2012 at 11:21 pm

    WoW.. very inspirational post … nice share author !!!

  14. Diana on July 19th, 2012 at 1:24 pm

    It is awasome!!!
    I liked Elements and Waterose the most!

  15. George Funny on July 31st, 2012 at 11:39 pm

    Amazing. beautiful, stunning! Especially love the humour in the Out of Bounds Fantasy Illustration.

  16. Nguyen Thanh Tam on September 13th, 2012 at 10:31 am

    Hey! nice effect, I like it!!!!

  17. Hannah on December 5th, 2012 at 8:51 pm

    Wow! Inspiring!