Photo manipulation is an ever evolving collaboration between photography and graphic design.
Combining certain elements to create a unique image, that can convince even the most experienced set of eyes, requires a very creative set of skills.
Because the manipulation of a photo gives a realistic view of an unreal picture, you should have an open mind when gathering ideas on how to get creative with your images.
Photo manipulations are a great source for inspiration, generally because designers are able to express their creativity through various aspects of design.
Several of the following images contain illustrative elements, while others display a more realistic approach.
So here are 40 of the most incredible examples of photo manipulation.
Which ones are your favorites? Please feel free to post links to other examples in the comments’ area below…