Erik Johansson is a professional photographer and retoucher from Sweden who’s based in Germany and specialises in photorealist imagery. He creates remarkably realistic pictures of implausible scenes by digitally manipulating his own photographs.
Like to learn the strategies he uses to make these fantastical scenarios come to life? Then view the following illuminating video…
Erik’s images capture ideas, not moments…
Of his work, he says:
For me photography is just a way to collect material to realize the ideas in my mind. I get inspired by things around me in my daily life and all kinds of things I see. Every new project is a new challenge and my goal is to realize them as realistic as possible.
images ⓒ Erik Johansson
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And if you’d like to see more of Eric’s photography, you can check out his portfolio here.
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