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Photographer Transforms Our Ordinary World Into Impossible Surreal Pictures

Photographer Transforms Our Ordinary World Into Impossible Surreal Pictures

Erik Johansson, a Swedish photographer and graphic artist who loves to take real scenes and turn them into something absurdly but intriguingly imaginary. These photos may make your brain hurt a bit, but they are definitely worth looking at. I honestly could stare at these all day, just like I used to when I looked at M.C. Escher’s work when I was younger. Photoshop has definitely changed how we look at pictures, making it hard to believe what is real and what’s not.

1. The Cover Up

Photographer Transforms Our Ordinary World Into Impossible Surreal Pictures
Erik Johansson

2. Expecting Winter

Photographer Transforms Our Ordinary World Into Impossible Surreal Pictures
Erik Johansson

3. Set Them Free

Photographer Transforms Our Ordinary World Into Impossible Surreal Pictures
Erik Johansson

4. Breaking Up

Photographer Transforms Our Ordinary World Into Impossible Surreal Pictures
Erik Johansson

5. Snow Cover

Photographer Transforms Our Ordinary World Into Impossible Surreal Pictures
Erik Johansson

6. Arms Break, Vases Don’t

Photographer Transforms Our Ordinary World Into Impossible Surreal Pictures
Erik Johansson

7. Roadworker’s Coffee Break

Photographer Transforms Our Ordinary World Into Impossible Surreal Pictures
Erik Johansson

8. Zip City

Photographer Transforms Our Ordinary World Into Impossible Surreal Pictures
Erik Johansson

9. Cut & Fold

Photographer Transforms Our Ordinary World Into Impossible Surreal Pictures
Erik Johansson

10. End Of Line

Photographer Transforms Our Ordinary World Into Impossible Surreal Pictures
Erik Johansson

11. Title Unknown

Photographer Transforms Our Ordinary World Into Impossible Surreal Pictures
Erik Johansson

12. Let’s Leave

Photographer Transforms Our Ordinary World Into Impossible Surreal Pictures
Erik Johansson

13. Common Sense Crossing

Photographer Transforms Our Ordinary World Into Impossible Surreal Pictures
Erik Johansson

14. Drifting Away

Photographer Transforms Our Ordinary World Into Impossible Surreal Pictures
Erik Johansson

15. Nightmare Perspective

Photographer Transforms Our Ordinary World Into Impossible Surreal Pictures
Erik Johansson

16. Twisted Seasons

Photographer Transforms Our Ordinary World Into Impossible Surreal Pictures
Erik Johansson

17. Go Your Own Road

Photographer Transforms Our Ordinary World Into Impossible Surreal Pictures
Erik Johansson

18. Fishy Island

Photographer Transforms Our Ordinary World Into Impossible Surreal Pictures
Erik Johansson

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Does your brain hurt now?  It’s really amazing what people can do with a little bit of creativity, and a whole lot of knowledge on how Photoshop works. I wonder if Erik Johansson will end up being the next M.C. Escher or if the fact that he uses Photoshop will be held against him.

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