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30 Brilliant Photos That Look Like They Are Photoshopped But Are Not

May 18th, 2010

Photomanipulation techniques have become so much common that some time we wonder if the image is real or Photoshopped; and our today’s post is the example of this dilemma. In this post we have gathered some real photos that have not been photoshopped but look like that. These photos are the result of incredible artwork of photographers who used their creative in somewhat very bizarre manner to produce such a wonderful artwork! Please feel free to share your comments with us and share this post with your friends, colleagues, co-workers and family members.

30 Brilliant Photos That Are Not Photoshopped

The Saint

The Saint

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Salar de Uyuni

Salar de Uyuni

Blue

Blue

Fly Rider – Best EXTREAM SPORT PHOTO

Fly Rider - Best EXTREAM SPORT PHOTO

Sun ring.

Sun ring.

Photos

Photos

Apple and water

Apple and water

FALL

FALL

Dinge die ins Wasser fallen

Dinge die ins Wasser fallen

Fan’s Eye

Fan's Eye

Last Drop

Last Drop

Depth of Night

Depth of Night

Escalade

Escalade

Washed Up Hearts ll

Washed Up Hearts ll

Home alone

Home alone

Gelato di nuvola

Gelato di nuvola

Final act

Final act

Free

Free

Barrel Time

Barrel Time

Falling Up

Falling Up

Dreamland

Dreamland

She

She

Infinite Possibilities

Infinite Possibilities

Pregnant water

Pregnant water

New miracle ?

New miracle ?

Love Will Come Through

Love Will Come Through

Lending a helping hand

Lending a helping hand

Roof Dancers

Roof Dancers

Shadow #2

Shadow #2

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kevin
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kevin
6 years 1 month ago

Really cool set of pics here. I also tried some of these back in the day and they came out good too.

Daniel Pereira
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6 years 1 month ago

Amazing stuff! True photography, at its best…

esranull
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6 years 1 month ago

very nice photo thanks a lot

allexa
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allexa
6 years 1 month ago

wow…pregnant water is my fav :)

Rockstar Sid
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6 years 1 month ago

Amazing collection! Love the water droplet pics..

Jordan Walker
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6 years 1 month ago

Amazing photography!

Sarah William
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6 years 1 month ago

Fantastic collection of photos…really amazing…The power of nature captured is truly impressive….

Lost Lettermen
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6 years 1 month ago

Amazing photos! Brilliant work!!

adone
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6 years 1 month ago

Brilliant Photos:) Thanks

Rebecca
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6 years 1 month ago

Those pictures, particularly the water and ice ones, are incredible.

Ajani
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6 years 1 month ago

Ok, these pictures are incredible.

Wow.

Balu
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6 years 1 month ago

Brilliant Collection

slorinc
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slorinc
6 years 1 month ago

HDRI doesn’t count as Photoshop nowdays?

Rick.
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Rick.
6 years 1 month ago

The little gal’s shadow has been Photoshopped away in the third photo. Pointless depth perception trick at that point. They could’ve done the whole thing in PS and not left home. Still, the rest are lovely.

Scott Bulger
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6 years 1 month ago
Interesting. As a professional photographer for the last 30 years, I looked at those images and didn’t see anything that looked “photoshopped”, yet I imagine that every single one of them was. “Photoshop” is a noun. It is a thing. It is just a piece of software that does what the owner instructs it to do. All of those images were opened in Photoshop, had the levels and curves adjusted, maybe the saturation, etc… The negative stigma attached to photographs that are “photoshopped” needs to go away. “Deception” is what should have the negative connotation attached to it. There is… Read more »
inspirationfeed
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6 years 1 month ago

Nice collection, very inspiring!

Josh
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6 years 1 month ago

Hmm…. Most of them aren’t impressive at all… and this idea for the post is pretty hackneyed, don’t you think?

TheStanduk
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6 years 1 month ago

I think the work displayed here is an excellent standard Josh. It would be interesting to compare it with some of your work if you feel none of it is “Impressive”? I would certainly give you an honest open critique. Just a thought.

A!
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A!
6 years 1 month ago

“I removed Aileen’s shadow with Photoshop. It was my careful positioning that allowed Aileen’s shoes to appear to overlap, not photoshop.”

Third pic..

Johnson Koh
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6 years 1 month ago

The “FALL” looks really dangerous

Vinko
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6 years 1 month ago

Amazing shoot :)

Ravindranath
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6 years 1 month ago

Again a good collection – nice

adelacreative
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6 years 1 month ago

Cool! I like the pregnant water!

Evan Skuthorpe
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6 years 1 month ago

Some great shots. Easily my favourite is the salt lake with the two girls.

Wilson
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6 years 1 month ago

“Dreamland” really look like it’s been photoshopped.

tim
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tim
6 years 1 month ago

great photos… I disagree that “they looked photoshopped”

Andrea Leti
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6 years 1 month ago

Fantastic!!! Really amazing photoshopped.

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rüya tabirleri
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6 years 7 days ago

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6 years 7 days ago

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Anto
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6 years 5 days ago

Brilliant collection of photographs!

mohamad
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5 years 3 months ago

wow…Escalade water is my fav :)Escalade

Waqar Ahmed
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5 years 3 months ago

Brilliant & fabulous :-)

Ann
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Ann
5 years 3 months ago

What fun! These pictures are beautiful! THANKS FOR SHARING!

Darwin Zajac
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5 years 11 days ago

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