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Surreal Photography by Daniela Bowker

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Floating On By by Daniela Bowker

The creation of a surreal image does not necessarily have to begin and end in an editing suite. Physical photographic techniques can be just as effective in producing an otherworldly, dreamlike image as hours spent in Photoshop. In this chapter we’ll explore how you can use different lenses, filters, and exposure times—individually and in combination—to achieve a range of fascinating effects.

Lenses

There are two particular lenses that you might wish to utilize for surreal image-taking due to the great distortions they give: the fisheye and the tilt-shift.

FISHEYE

Fisheye lenses are ...

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