Photographer and Photoshop wizard Erik Johansson creates mind-bending optical illusions that make people question reality. He has already revealed some tutorials but recently Erik has decided to present a behind-the-scenes look at how he produced one of his instant classics, an image titled Full Moon Service.
The fascinating 3-minute video follows Johansson from the absolute beginning of his project to the final shot. The production of this single image took about 8 months, and everything started when the artist sketched one of his ideas onto a piece of paper. He then moved to creating and buying props (for example, rice paper lamps, light bulbs, an electric generator, a van, and more). Finally, Johansson shot the base with a Hasselblad H6D-50c and did his magic in Photoshop CC 2017.
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“Although one photo can consist of hundreds of different images,” Johansson writes on his site, he always tries to make them “look like it could have been captured.”
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