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Photographer Reveals Ridiculous Behind-The-Scenes Secrets of Professional Portraits

You would really think that these photos were taken from a mystical place or something.

We all have seen tons of great photographs on social media sites. While some of us were mesmerized by the beauty of these images, most of us were wondering how they were shot. So we keep gazing at them for their stunning approach.

Apparently, the images below are a combination of skills, perspective, and sometimes, a bit of Photoshop magic. This is simply the art of photography. Thanks to Brazilian photographer Gilmar Silva, we now have a closer look at how these thought-provoking images are taken.

Silva has finally revealed what exactly goes behind every cinematic shot. Without further ado, here they are below!

#1. So, you really think he has a strong arm?

#2. The dedication of this soon to be mom, though.

#3. We do everything for love!

#4. I wonder if she had backpains later on.

#5. Okay, this one needed some Photoshop magic.

#6. Just when you thought she was in a garden or something.

#7. Because it takes two to tango.

#8. This.

#9. Who says it has to be expensive?

#10. Yup, even a muddy place can be used.

#11. Because nature makes it all beautiful.

#12. Now that is passion right there.

#13. Sometimes, you just need the help of Photoshop.

#14. Legend says there was no snake there.

#15. Dried leaves? Sure, give them to me.

#16. Mom, please do no throw that old blue curtain away.

#17. Who would have thought, right?

#18. You do not need to be in the mountains to capture such beauty.

#19. Perfect. Just perfect.

#20. Just keeping it simple.

#21. You just need to hold something.

#22. This one nailed it.

#23. Well, this one, too.

#24. When you talk about passion and effort.

#25. Just add a little twist of Photoshop magic.

#26. See those tall grasses there? They should be enough.

#27. I got to admit. This is genius.

#28. Who cares about the smell? It is for photography’s sake!

#29. Imagine the plethora of efforts these guys did.

#30. Just hope the camera does not go swimming.

#31. The chair did the trick.

#32. Just another kid photography done right.

#33. You just cannot help but think they are magicians.

#34. They really have spells when it comes to photography.

#35. Who needs rain anyway?

#36. Lying down for them is part of the job.


#37. Magic!

#38. Oh, yes. Even the couples have to put some effort, too.

#39. Hmm… is there a height requirement?

#40. Remember when I asked if they are magicians?

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23 Darkly Funny Comics To Help You Escape Monotonous Routine

If you need to break the daily monotony, then these comics are perfect for you!

We can all agree that, at some point in our lives, we fell in love with comics. And because of these entertaining art form, we learned a thing or two about life. In any case, comics are here to stir our imagination and interest. Hence most of us still read them even today.

Apparently, not all comics pertain to superheroes and villains. There are those that depict everyday experiences, though they are sometimes portrayed in a funny way. But for an artist named Alper, his works contain dark humor.

Titled “Laque Comics,” Alper’s comics are mostly 4-panel and it talks about anything under the sun. The ideas usually range from daily tasks to the silliest of ideas, while some bring the concept of imaginary friends. At the end of the day, his comics are downright funny. ...

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40 Times Polish Cosplayer Stunned the World with Incredible Cosplay Skills

She is without a doubt the best in the business right now.

In one way or another, cosplay is an art – it requires patience and dedication. It also has a learning curve, which is something that cosplayers need to go through in order to succeed. But for Justyna Sosnowska, it is the other way around. She seems to have found a shortcut to achieving greatness in this field.

A graduate of Landscape Architecture, Sosenka first started as an SFX makeup artist. Soon, her passion grew from being a hobby into a much bigger concept. She began to apply her own methods in cosplay, an area where her true potential shone perfectly.

Meet Sosenka, a self-taught Polish makeup artist who found greater interest in cosplay.

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Filipina Girl Creates Awesome Art Using Fishbones

Her masterpieces are stunning!

If you’re a frequent visitor, we bet you already know we love featuring artists of all sorts of mediums here on our site. We’re definitely big fans of art and we love spotlighting those that we think deserve getting exposure to a wider number of audience.

Case in point, some of you may remember Noriyuki Saitoh – that Japanese guy who creates intricate life-size insects using bamboo. There’s also Bruce Mackley who used more than 20,000 screws to craft mind-blowing 3D portraits. Of course, who could forget about Kel Cruz, a Filipino pixel artist who uses duct tape, lipstick, and even blood to make massive art pieces.

Meet Jessica Lopez, another unusual artist from the Philippines.

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