30+ Pics That Show Photography Is The Biggest Lie Ever


The internet is full of beautiful and amazing photographs, but do you ever stop and wonder just what went into that perfect shot? I’m not just talking about the digital manipulation side of the process, although there’s certainly plenty of that involved. No, I’m talking about the physical hard work combined with the often super-creative approaches that photographers employ in order to ensure that their final shot is the very best it can be.

Take a look at these behind-the-scenes pictures to see what we mean. Compiled by A&D, they’re sure to give the budding photographer some fresh ideas while giving the rest of us an enlightening glimpse into the reality that hides behind many a perfect picture.

01. Miniature Car Models Create Realistic Historical Photos

Michael Paul Smith

02. Wedding Photography

Chris Chambers

03. Water Reflections

Vogue Korea

04. Life In A Drop Photography

D’ Third Photography

05. Surreal Miniature Photography

Felix Hernandez

06. Girl Enjoying Rain


07. Fox Close Up

Dan Dinu

08. Water Splash Background


09. Levitation

Luke Sharrat

10. Wedding Photography

Chris Chambers

11. Photoshoot 25m Under The Sea In A Sunken Shipwreck

Benjamin Von Wong

12. M&M’s In Water Drops

Northwest Dad

13. Floating

The Photo Fiend

14. How Landscape Photos Are Really Made

Matthew Albanese

15. Splashing Roses Photography

Alex Koloskov

16. Underwater Photoshoot

Phoebe Rudomino

17. Heart-shaped Photo

Globetrotter Diaries

18. Levitation Shot

19. How Rare White Curtain Auroras Are Made

Roman Noven

20. Burning Lava

Kawika Singson

21. Mirror Lake

Erik Johansson

22. Large Bust

23. “Milk” In Cereal Commercials Is Often Glue


24. Creating An Indoor Blizzard

Joey L.

25. Bouncing Baby

Pat David

26. Rock Climber

Corey Rich

27. That’s How It Looks Like In Real Life

Murad Osmann

28. The Illusion Of Different Spaces


29. Close-ups Of Snowflakes

Alexey Kljatov

30. Dreamy Effect

Jesse David McGrady

31. Wedding Photography

32. Underwater Dog

Seth Casteel

33. Background Trick

34. Perfume On A Glassy Surface

Digital Photography

35. Umbrella

36. Underwater Photoshoot

37. How Mountains Landscape Photos Are Made Of

38. Levitation Shoot

39. Volcano Photography

Matthew Albanese

40. Flour Photoshoot

Hola Media

41. Macro Photography

Robin Wong

42. Food Styling Photography

Sam Kaplan

43. Surrealistic Photoshoot In The Sea

Ronen Goldman

44. Aurora Borealis

Matthew Albanese

45. Sinking Photography

Stephen Criscolo

46. Baby Photography

Kelley Ryden

47. Levitation Photography

Dani Diamond

48. Romantic Couple Photoshoot

Dee Motion Wedding

49. Capturing The Hummingbirds With 3d Camera


50. A Long-Exposure Picture While Zooming Out


51. Dreaming Of Flying

Paula Chang

52. Bokeh Hearts

Janae Hardy

53. The Seashore

Source: architecturendesign