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40 Inspiring Illusions

Potent Illusion Ideas, from Illusory Naughtytography to Blendtography

— May 18, 2011 — Naughty
This list will provide inspiration to all photographers, artists and advertisers looking to embrace illusion in their work.

This style has been embraced by top photographers such as Mark Sarco, Christophe Gilbert and Brian Walker; each is a master of the technique. These works merge reality, illusion and fantasy with intensely creative visuals and potent photo effects. Whether its fancy floatographs, blendtography or illusory naughtytography, the works in this series will capture your attention.

The photography illusion effects, filters and techniques are ideal for anyone who wants to add magic to their artwork. Use this list to gain inspiration for your own photography and work. Who knows -- this could be the attention-grabbing art effect that will get you noticed!
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Sprawled-Out Photo Shoots
Sprawled-Out Photo Shoots
Monica Barreneche's Illusory Editorial for Summus Magazine #3
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Illusionads For Shoes
Illusionads For Shoes
Scholl Makes Dangerous Slippery Scenarios Safe
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Surreal Conformist Shoots
Surreal Conformist Shoots
Joao Unzer's No Choice Series is Visually Stunning
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36
Monstrous Mirrortography
Monstrous Mirrortography
Jan von Holleben's Illusory 'My Army of Monsters' Set
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Illusionads
Illusionads
Koleston Hair Colours Lips
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34
Moon Catching Photography
Moon Catching Photography
People Pretending to Capture the Celestial Body at Night
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Illusionary Floating Chairs
Illusionary Floating Chairs
The Fade-Out Chair by Nendo Plays Tricks on Our Eyes
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Masking Censorship
Masking Censorship
World Press Freedom Ads
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Racy Reflective Spreads
Racy Reflective Spreads
A Shattering Look from the Tristan Knights Velvet Magazine Spread
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30
Illusionary Kidvertising
Illusionary Kidvertising
Decathlon Better Gear Posters Prepare You for the Rough Times
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Mainstream Stealth Branding
Mainstream Stealth Branding
Companies Like Starbucks Turn to Logoless Anti-Branding Movements
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Illusory Self-Portraits
Illusory Self-Portraits
Danny Roberts' Eye-Catching Photography and Paintings
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Blendtography
Blendtography
Matt Barnes Sells Products With Pictures, Not Words
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Illusory Toy Car Photography
Illusory Toy Car Photography
Lost Highway by Stuart McGarey Shows Hot Wheels on Retro Roads
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Fancy Floatographs
Fancy Floatographs
Jan von Holleben Creates Classy Illusions of Floating for 'The Snowbed'
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Dream-Filled Photography
Dream-Filled Photography
Michal Giedrojc's 'Colours of Illusions' is Simply Surreal
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Illusionists Stunts
Illusionists Stunts
David Blaine's 'Dive Of Death' Over Central Park
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Laser Illusion Circuses
Laser Illusion Circuses
'Secret Show' is a New Breed of Entertainment for the Next Gen
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Handsy Photography
Handsy Photography
Jan von Holleben Mimics Legendary Artists With "The Great Masters"
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Sun-Drenched Beaches
Sun-Drenched Beaches
Sebastien Zanella Shows That Life is in the Moment
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Optical Illusion Curtains
Optical Illusion Curtains
Swarovski VEIL Has Hidden Mona Lisa
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Illusory Death Traps
Illusory Death Traps
British Waterways Commissions Street Art to Slow Reckless Bikers
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Creative Playboy Billboard
Creative Playboy Billboard
PLAY, BOY!
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Powerful PSAs
Powerful PSAs
Smoking is Murder
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15
Silver Screen Illusion Shoots
Silver Screen Illusion Shoots
These Fabio Costi Photographs Will Have You Questioning Reality
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14
Masked Chiaroscuro Editorials
Masked Chiaroscuro Editorials
‘Show of Masks' in Vogue Russia
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Optical Illusion Decor
Optical Illusion Decor
Felice Varini's 3D Rooms
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Truckvertising
Truckvertising
Clever Campaigns on Wheels
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Cyber Photography
Cyber Photography
Human-Robot Hybrids by Benedict Campbell
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Optical Illusion Sportsvertising
Optical Illusion Sportsvertising
Mammoth Mountain Ski Uses Bill(snow)boarding For Attention
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Optical Illusion Photos
Optical Illusion Photos
Perfect Angle Photography
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8
Illusory Staircases
Illusory Staircases
Interior Design Blog Features Stupendous Stairways That Command Attention
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Illusory Flying Children
Illusory Flying Children
Jan von Holleben's Perspective-Based Photography
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Modern Illusionist Photography
Modern Illusionist Photography
The Work of Christophe Gilbert
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Perfect Angle Photography
Perfect Angle Photography
Mighty Optical Illusions
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Human Dolls
Human Dolls
Katie Gallagher Transforms Models Into Mannequins (UPDATE)
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Bald Face Tattoos
Bald Face Tattoos
Badass People Have Tattooed Eyes on the Back of Their Heads
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3D Illusion Chalk Drawings
3D Illusion Chalk Drawings
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Illusory Fashion Photography
Illusory Fashion Photography
Brian Walker's Ironic 'Plastic Fantastic'
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