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40 Surreal Pictorials

From Body-Bending Babes to Horrifying Digital Manipulation

— August 31, 2010 — Art & Design
Shocking images are more likely to get a person's attention than simple photography, and these surreal pictorials will not only grab your interest but blow your mind away.

Whether it's surreal warped landscapes or alarming digitography, each one is as elaborate as the last. Be sure to check out the full gallery to jolt your creative juices.

Implications - Surrealism has become more popular amongst artists and designers due to the ability to manipulate photos through programs such as photoshop. Pop culture has absorbed these unique pictures while admiring their ability to combine realistic elements with surrealistic twists. The more shocking the image, the more likely it will become buzzworthy in society.
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Surreal Eye Close-Ups
Surreal Eye Close-Ups
'Andrea Hampel' by Dutropia Plays With Color and Lighting for Drama
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Surreal Swamptography
Surreal Swamptography
Swimming With the Fishes is No Problem for Karen Glaser
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Surreal Cyber Photography
Surreal Cyber Photography
Roman Jehanno is a Master Photo Manipulator
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Headless Portraits
Headless Portraits
'Vidi, Vici, Veni' by Lauren Fletcher Features Surreal Situations
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35
Trippy Striped Shoots
Trippy Striped Shoots
‘Distorted Lines' by Nydia Lilian Might Make You Dizzy
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34
Suspending the Surreal
Suspending the Surreal
Jeremy Kohm Photographs Subjects Like Female Breakdancers
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Indoor Desert Photography
Indoor Desert Photography
Alvaro Sanchez-Montanes Photographs Indoor Deserts in Namib
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Architectural Surrealism
Architectural Surrealism
'The Surreal House' at The Barbican Explores Two Unlikely Themes
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Somberly Surreal Photography
Somberly Surreal Photography
Christian C Cruz's Captures 'Photos for a Sad Afternoon'
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Tree Trunk Chariots
Tree Trunk Chariots
The Artwork of Theo Mercier is Extremely Peculiar
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Blurred Seascape Photography
Blurred Seascape Photography
Maciej Leszczynski's Photos are Surreal
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Surreal Snowboard Shoots
Surreal Snowboard Shoots
'Oberstdorf' by Fourooms Honors Shredding Serious Powder
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Misplaced Limbs Art
Misplaced Limbs Art
The Ruadh DeLone 'Hospital Room' Images are Disturbing
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Submerged Reflectography
Submerged Reflectography
The Surreal Photography of Dindi Van Der Hoek is Amazing
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Rainbow-Tinted Photography
Rainbow-Tinted Photography
Nicholas Anthony Martin's Pictures are Colorfully Enhanced
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Dreamlike Grecian Fashion
Dreamlike Grecian Fashion
The Anna Sokolowska Blue Collection Showcases the Reality of Illusion
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Surreal Nature Portraits
Surreal Nature Portraits
'Mergery' by Ross James is Creepily Eccentric
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Tranquil Underwater Photography
Tranquil Underwater Photography
The 'Floating Dream' by Alan Chan is Magical
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Surreal Self-Portraits
Surreal Self-Portraits
'Desirable Place' by Naeri Love Lee Uses Digital Manipulation to Shock
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Gymnastic Surrealism
Gymnastic Surrealism
Photographer Jill Greenberg Elegantly Captures Teens in ‘Performance'
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Gravity-Defying Ads
Gravity-Defying Ads
‘This is a Crazy World' Turns Reality Upside-Down
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Surreal Warped Landscapes
Surreal Warped Landscapes
Adam Andrearezyk Photography Blends Real Life with Wonderland
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Floating Dreamtography
Floating Dreamtography
'Underwater Dream' by Michael Howard Photography Dazzles
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Surreal Swimtography
Surreal Swimtography
Tim Tadder's TYR Swimwear Shoot Would Make Michael Phelps Proud
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Surreal Tattootography
Surreal Tattootography
The Hugh O'Malley Beauty Collection May Just Convince You to Get Inked
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Surreal Clown Shoots
Surreal Clown Shoots
Nini Gollong Styles Clowns in 'La Belote' With a Touch of Wonderland
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Smoky Supernatural Photography
Smoky Supernatural Photography
The Gifted Paul Phung Delves into the Unknown
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Victorian-Inspired Surrealism
Victorian-Inspired Surrealism
'Tales From the Factory' by Dominik Smialowski and Marcin Szpak
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Surreal Wonderland Shoots
Surreal Wonderland Shoots
'Wonderland's Spleen' by Dominik Smialowski Heads Down the Rabbit Hole
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Horrifying Digital Manipulation
Horrifying Digital Manipulation
Deviant Art by Saber Core23 is Super Scary
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9
Freak Show Photography
Freak Show Photography
The Lyndon Wade Surrealism Collection
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8
Underwater Coupletography
Underwater Coupletography
Nadia Moro Captures the Surreal Grace of Submerged Models
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7
Underwater Wave Photography
Underwater Wave Photography
Alex Tipple's Oceanic Shots are Surreal
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6
Surreal Field Photography
Surreal Field Photography
Rosie Hardy's Work is Curiously Captivating
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5
Body-Bending Babes
Body-Bending Babes
Photographer Andrea Giacobbe Captures Surreal Images
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4
Alarming Digitography
Alarming Digitography
Marc Da Cunha Lopes' Enhanced Art is Forged in Nightmares
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3
Hair-Raising Surrealism
Hair-Raising Surrealism
Brooke Shaden's Gravity-Defying Photography Rocks
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2
Surreal Wedding Photography
Surreal Wedding Photography
Jon-Mark's HDR Bridal Shoots Add Drama to Your Special Day
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Surreal Fairytale Photography
Surreal Fairytale Photography
Flux Fotography's 'Alice in Wonderland' Goes Down the Rabbit Hole
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