5 Digital Mind-Trick Masters

 

The eye can play beautiful tricks on you, and so can these masters of digital manipulation. Is it time for an eye exam?

Photography: Benoit Lapray
Photography: Benoit Lapray

Benoit LaprayEver wondered where superheroes would go for alone time? On a walk in the French Alps, Benoit Lapray found the answer. His collection “The Quest for the Absolute,” showcases superheroes alone with their thoughts in nature.

Photography: Eric Johansson
Photography: Eric Johansson

Erik JohanssonArtist Erik Johansson explores through color, contrast, and depth to erase the borders between two images and capture the impossible. He picked up photography while studying computer engineering in college and has been pursuing his work full-time since 2010. Anything is possible.

Photography: Randy Moteith
Photography: Randy Monteith

Randy MonteithRandy Monteith fills his time by composing exquisite digital portraits. This master imaginator attributes his rapid success to a single chain email – one including digital illustrations of animals constructed together to form a single, new animal. Inspired by this concept, he dived wholeheartedly into his new passion and has been creating vivid, digital masterpieces ever since. 

Photography: Chris Bennet
Photography: Chris Bennett

Chris BennettWith a background in mechanical engineering and graphic design, it makes sense that Chris Bennett carries his camera everywhere. By seamlessly blending a collection of hand-selected digital elements, he produces unique digital illustrations in the most unlikely of locations.

Photography: Nate Hallinan
Photography: Nate Hallinan

Nate HallinanConcept artist Nate Hallinan is no stranger to the bizarre. Since starting out as a 3D modeler, Hallinan has worked on a variety of films (Cinderella, The Maze Runner, and Guardians of the Galaxy), commercials and video games – sparking collaborations with iconic brands such as Coca-Cola, Marvel, and Telltale Games.

[h/t Copywriting: Britt Feder]