The painters and artists can imagine and create some bizarre paintings which have some special connotation by engaging in this whole activity from the scratch. He has the liberty to paint anything that he has in his mind with the help of brush and pencil. Previously the photographers did not have any opportunity for manipulating the still photos that he has taken. However, with the advancement of technology many hi tech computer applications have been invented which can be used for editing a still photography and giving it a surreal look.
This genre of photography is based on various themes and all the shots have some special meaning. Many cutting edge photo editing tools are present with the help of which the photographer can turn a simple still photograph into a bizarre one that will certainly get appreciation from the viewers for their unique style and stunning look. However, to get the desired result the individual has to have a comprehensive knowledge about the photo editing software so that he or she can exploit the true potential of this tool. Any individual who is aware of the different functions and applications of the dynamic photo editing software, sky will be the limit for experimentation.
In this write up we have selected forty unique examples of still photography that have been edited by the photographer to give it a surreal effect. However all these shots have some special inner meaning. The amateur and the professional photographers can draw valuable insights from these examples before trying it on their own.
Photo by Black Dante from Moscow, Russian Federation.
Created on January 12 2010.
I’m missing you!
This body of work explores symbiosis of animal and human nature.
created for DEPTHCORE ‘FREESTYLE IV’.
24 years old, Born at Crete. Self-taught. Extended use of B&W tones and dark colors (George Christakis).
Give me your worst as always..
11. Mortal Womb
This is for Designers Couch November Desktop wallpaper promotion.
14. Gods Residence
This photo was taken on November 28, 2009.
16. My Adam
My Adam (Personal Project) Creative Direction & Photo Manipulation.
18. Surreal Eve
Eve enters paranoia and reconsiders the woman.
Create a dark surreal illustration using a few techniques and a handful of images. In the end, we will apply stylish color settings and give the illustration that extra polish it needs to give it that finished look.
21. Force Fed lies
Create a photo manipulation using different techniques. We’ll be adjusting each layer and element to make a compact final image.
PS composed autumn image.
24. Krackel kraehe
Made for the first Pulse (art pack) of Art Beat.
26. Broken Girl
Create dark fantasy of a broken girl photo manipulation. We will learn essential techniques in manipulating images.
27. Stand Off
29. Owl Warrior
Create this Angelic Style Owl Warrior with Fractal Brushes in Photoshop. Along the way, I will show you a few interesting tricks in creating some abstract patterns around the warrior, as well as the use of fractal brushes to decorate the image.
31. Stone Point 1
Composite of several images. All source files shot by me.
personal piece showing my emotions at the time, its not a dig at woman but rather the opposite with how strong they can be facing all the diversity they do.
Dark Surreal Photo Manipulation with Nebula Effect in Photoshop. This is an intermediate level tutorial so some steps can be a bit tricky.
37. Elixir of Life
A mix of jewelry, water drops, roses, lot of glitter and a parrot. hope you like my old obsession of showing death and its variations. we can die, but beautifully. to die is to live again. keep dreaming..our souls are someway immortal.
40. The God Of Smoke