Photographers have many tricks up their sleeves, and they use them to create amazing images that are hard to believe were captured in reality and not photoshopped. They can stop time and freeze moments in their place, but they also have the ability to control the viewer’s perspective. By changing a small angle and bu using precise positioning, you can turn different images into surprising and surreal works, without any added special effects. Here are 19 pictures in which photographers used different tricks to turn them into things you’ll never see in reality.
"Look at that dog, he's walking on the wall!"
A man sitting on a cliff? Think again...
Sitting on the water underwater?
A headstand on grass makes for a grassy head
He found himself in a deep pit...
The man in the mirror reaches out
Look at the world from above
Crawling in a low pass, or trying to climb a wall in a narrow alley?
Why isn’t this sand falling downward like it should be?
Even decades ago photographers experimented with such illusions
Atlas holds the world
When shooting synchronized swimming underwater
This creative picture can also be called "the scream"
The whole world is a very narrow bridge
When sitting on a bench like this, the view looks completely different
A slightly different look at the Great Wall
When you know how to set up a camera, anyone can be a strong man
The escalator is only giving Superman a small push