Some photography purists resent photo manipulation, but others enjoy how it has opened up photography to new people and new ideas. Caras Ionut is a Romanian photographer and digital artist who makes a great case for digital art and photography.
photo-manipulations-hossein-zare [I really love the artist's manipulations of reality in these works. They are provocative. the overall compositions are simple, allowing the ideas behind them to not be overpowered by superfluous detail.
Surreal Photo Manipulations // Thomas Barbéy - This image is very beautiful. The illusion / edited effects make this piece very beautiful. I like this concept of photography because it's abnormal, it's different, it's unique, and purely just surreal.
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Going safely well beyond the real photographer Sarolta Bán, presents these surreal images that are the result of imaginative photo manipulation. I’d happily live in that camera house in these images, through not so much in the world they show.
Creepy Photo Manipulations by Diana Dihaze- this very interesting piece almost hints at eve the snakes and vines that create weave around the girl disjointing her is quite interesting. The right amount of beauty to offset the very creepy vibe.