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Erik Johansson retouches photographs to fascinate your imagination

Swedish Erik Johansson, a photographer based-in Berlin, Germany, retouches photographs to create incredibly bizarre and unbelievable scenes. Each piece featured below is a finished work made out of several images, of which Erik magically morphed them into seemingly one captured real photograph. Sure, anyone armed with Photoshop can alter images. But to produce a surreal and beautiful artwork, you need a wonderful idea, terrific skills and creative imagination. Fortunately, Erik has it all!



Erik Johansson surreal photo go-your-own-road


Artist Statement:

Erik Johansson is a photographer and retoucher from Sweden based in Berlin, Germany. Working both on personal and commissioned projects. He doesn’t capture moments, he captures ideas. To Erik photography is just a way to collect material to realize the ideas in his mind with a problem solving approach. Although one photo can consist of hundreds of different images he always wants it to look like it could have been captured. Every new project is a new challenge and the goal is to realize it as realistically as possible.

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All images courtesy of  Erik Johansson, and are published with permission.

To see more of his work, please visit his:  Website  |  Facebook  |  Behance  |  500px


Erik Johansson surreal photography fishy-island


Erik Johansson surreal photography walk-a-way


Erik Johansson surreal photography set-them-free


Erik Johansson surreal photography drifting-away


Erik Johansson surreal photo roadworker


Erik Johansson surreal photo Greenfall


Erik Johansson surreal photo cutting-light


Erik Johansson surreal photo cover-up


Erik Johansson surreal photo expecting-winter



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