Brilliant Photo Manipulation Art

Graphic designer Adrian Sommeling, from Amsterdam, has spent years creating incredibly realistic images in an action-packed cinematic style, with each picture taking months to conceive. His art is imaginative and his photographs tell stories while his own son stars in most of the artistic ideas he creates.

Woman Aging Backwards in Photoshop

Photoshop artist PhotoshopSurgeon has taken a detailed close-up shot of a 100-year-old Vietnamese woman and reverse-aged her into a 30-year-old young woman. The original image was taken by photographer Bùi Linh Ngân in Vietnam. The photoshop transformations video was posted in 2013, but began trending again recently with over 6.7 million views. via: BuzzFeed

Schlieren Optics: Making The Invisible Visible

Harvard Natural Sciences Lecture Demonstrations conducted a demonstration of an optical technique that allows us to see small changes in the index of refraction in air, which made visible by Schlieren Optics. A point source of light is reflected from a concave mirror and focused onto the edge of a razor blade, which is mounted… Continue reading Schlieren Optics: Making The Invisible Visible

Beautiful Cigarette Smoke Plume Photos

Photographer Thomas Herbrich captured 100,000 smoke plume photos to snatch the precise shot for that instant when the perfect moment appears. After going through a massive amount of images, Herbrich selected 20 images which make up a series he called “Smoke”. via: Laughing Squid

The Taser Photoshoot

Photographer Patrick Hall came up with an unusual idea for a photoshoot project. He managed to find a group of people who agreed to get tased with a stun gun and have their reactions photographed. “Some people screamed while others were quiet,” Hall explained. “A few people looked like they were experiencing pleasure while others had the most painful faces I’ve ever… Continue reading The Taser Photoshoot

Budapest Trams With 30,000 Dazzling LED Lights

Each winter in Budapest, Hungary the trams gets decorated with 30,000 bright LED lights, turning the vehicles into a futuristic time machine. Photographers take advantage of the mesmerizing blue-and-white lights to create a wonderful long exposure shots. Image Credits: Istvan Decsi Image Credits: Rizsavi Tamas Image Credits: Peter Lenkei Image Credits: Kis Gabo Photography Image Credits: Viktor Varga… Continue reading Budapest Trams With 30,000 Dazzling LED Lights