With powerful graphic software being readily available, photo manipulation has emerged as another form of visual arts joining the conventional disciplines like painting, drawing, photography and many more. Basically, photo manipulation is the process of applying image editing techniques to photos in order to create a realistic illusion, as opposed to mere correction or enhancement procedures.
As an art, photo manipulation has an ever increasing number of followers and it is because of the infinite ways with which one can create beautiful artworks like those with fantastic themes and more. All of these with minimal to no spending at all since gradients, color palettes, brushes, patterns and textures can be easily loaded on a graphic software like Photoshop.
Meanwhile, I would like to share with you some of the artworks, which are ubiquitous in digital art, ie. surreal photo manipulation artworks. As the name suggests surreal photo manipulation artworks are those that portray their subjects in an out of the ordinary form. They are created by manipulating the image to come up with a magical and highly imaginative works which are far from being realistic hence, a fantasy. You will find that some of these surrealistic artworks tend to be slightly macabric, while some photo manipulations have magical touch in their depiction of nature and other elements. So here are some of the thought provoking surreal photo manipulation artworks for your inspiration and enjoyment.