60+ Amazing Digital Photo Manipulation Art

Photo manipulation is a form of digital art that involves photography, illustration, and graphic design all at the same time. Photo manipulation is popular because it can create scenes that stretches beyond one’s imagination but can still appear so real. Because of its flexibility in creating such a wonderful image composition, photo manipulation is often used in the field of advertising to deliver witty and strong messages to the audience.

Photo manipulation art is very interesting and continues to improve; let's take a look at some examples of great photo manipulation artworks by talented Photoshop artists from around the world to help give you fresh inspiration.

60+ Amazing Digital Photo Manipulation Art

The Light & Bright

Photo manipulation with bright tones gives it a modern and futuristic feel. It is really suitable for illustrating something that is related with digital, motion, energetic spirit, simplicity and cleanliness.

Urban Environment by Craig Shields
Urban Environment by Craig Shields

Urban Jungle by Mike Campau
Urban Jungle by Mike Campau

Time by Ferdi Rizkiyanto
Time by Ferdi Rizkiyanto

More by Mike Campau
More by Mike Campau

Contra Band by Amy Neal
Contra Band by Amy Neal

Cosentino - ECO by Pawel Nolbert
Cosentino - ECO by Pawel Nolbert

Look Book Collage Social AW 09-10 by Stefanos Michaelides
Look Book Collage Social AW 09-10 by Stefanos Michaelides

Futuristic Architectural Landscape II by Bechira Sorin
Futuristic Architectural Landscape II by Bechira Sorin

Biodisco by Roberto Gamito
Biodisco by Roberto Gamito

Delightfully Vague by Tommaso Nervegna
Delightfully Vague by Tommaso Nervegna

Poetry In Motion by Luuk Vermeyden
Poetry In Motion by Luuk Vermeyden

Beautiful Decay by Pablo Alfieri
Beautiful Decay by Pablo Alfieri

Just Another Ordinary Day by Jeff Huang
Just Another Ordinary Day by Jeff Huang

The Garden Of Eden by Lauri Ahonen
The Garden Of Eden by Lauri Ahonen

The Orient Express by Argelia Teo, David DELIN and Igor Artetxe Daubagna
The Orient Express by Argelia Teo, David DELIN and Igor Artetxe Daubagna

Vintage 976 0 by Alberto Seveso
Vintage 976 0 by Alberto Seveso

Break It by Bram Vanhaeren
Break It by Bram Vanhaeren

Freedom by Roberto Gamito
Freedom by Roberto Gamito

Punishment by Tungoy12
Punishment by Tungoy12

Cool People
Cool People

Blink by Bram Vanhaeren
Blink by Bram Vanhaeren

Crescendo by Heiko Klug
Crescendo by Heiko Klug

Mc Antonie by Luuk Vermeyden
Mc Antonie by Luuk Vermeyden

Spelling by Bram Vanhaeren
Spelling by Bram Vanhaeren

Funk Rush by Bram Vanhaeren and Tim Vanhaeren
Funk Rush by Bram Vanhaeren and Tim Vanhaeren

The Dark & Cool

On the other hand, photo manipulation with dark tones brings a mysterious and cool effect. It will make a great combination with sparkling colorful shines or a glowing effect. This photo manipulation tone is suitable for illustrations that require the feel of a strong spirit, elegance, mystery, vision, and cool imagination.

Rotterdam 2009 by Luuk Vermeyden
Rotterdam 2009 by Luuk Vermeyden

Revolution by Husam Elfaki
Revolution by Husam Elfaki

Feel My Greatest Temptation by Fatkur Rokhim
Feel My Greatest Temptation by Fatkur Rokhim

After 10 PM by Tariq Yosef
After 10 PM by Tariq Yosef

Creatio ex Nihilo by Cristiano Siqueira and Amy Neal
Creatio ex Nihilo by Cristiano Siqueira and Amy Neal

Protect My City by DabossLogic
Protect My City by DabossLogic

Waste Not. Want Not by Mike Campau
Waste Not. Want Not by Mike Campau

Rich Soil by Justin M. Maller
Rich Soil by Justin M. Maller

Grafreal V.1 by Rodrigo Zenteno
Grafreal V.1 by Rodrigo Zenteno

L.O.S.T by Tungoy12
L.O.S.T by Tungoy12

XXIXX by Hafiz Ibrahim
XXIXX by Hafiz Ibrahim

Chimera "KDU" by Richard Robert
Chimera "KDU" by Richard Robert

Digital Skin by Benjamin Delacour
Digital Skin by Benjamin Delacour

Transition Of The Spirit by Kjegwan Leihitu
Transition Of The Spirit by Kjegwan Leihitu

Vision by Benjamin Delacour
Vision by Benjamin Delacour

So You Think You Can Splash by Stefanos Michaelides
So You Think You Can Splash by Stefanos Michaelides

Gest0ert's Manipulation by R Baumung
Gest0ert's Manipulation by R Baumung

Come Alive by Pete Harrison and Craig Shields
Come Alive by Pete Harrison and Craig Shields

SlashThree XII SteamPunk - Old London Memories by Yvan Feusi
SlashThree XII SteamPunk - Old London Memories by Yvan Feusi

Blackleash by Maciej Robak
Blackleash by Maciej Robak

Kelly Slater by Alberto Seveso
Kelly Slater by Alberto Seveso

Carretera Fantasma - Ghost Road by All About Tomorrow, Cristina Duran and Paul Cassidy
Carretera Fantasma - Ghost Road by All About Tomorrow, Cristina Duran and Paul Cassidy

Riders On The Storm by Heiko Klug
Riders On The Storm by Heiko Klug

I Don't Want To Wake Up II by Heiko Klug
I Don't Want To Wake Up II by Heiko Klug

Beauty By its Degree // Logix Collab Digimental by Kode Logic and Mateusz Sypien
Beauty By its Degree // Logix Collab Digimental by Kode Logic and Mateusz Sypien

The Photo Manipulation Tutorials

Being amazed by the great examples above is not enough. In this article, we will also share some useful links from which you can learn some photo manipulation techniques. Here are some high quality tutorials to guide you through the process of photo manipulation. Go on and pick your favorite lesson!

How to Create a Mystery Photo Manipulation in Photoshop
How to Create a Mystery Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

Blend a Planet Transparently into a Photo Manipulation
Blend a Planet Transparently into a Photo Manipulation

How to Create a Severed Arm in Photoshop
How to Create a Severed Arm in Photoshop

Creating a Touching Story Scene in Photoshop
Creating a Touching Story Scene in Photoshop

Create Dynamic Distortion Effects
Create Dynamic Distortion Effects

Create a Robotic Angel using Lineart and Textures
Create a Robotic Angel using Lineart and Textures

Fantastic Tree
Fantastic Tree

How to Create a Flaming Photo Manipulation
How to Create a Flaming Photo Manipulation

Creating The Water Man
Creating The Water Man

How to Create a Photo Manipulation of a Flooded City Scene
How to Create a Photo Manipulation of a Flooded City Scene

Flying Girl in Photoshop
Flying Girl in Photoshop

Learn How to Create a Fiery Demon Montage
Learn How to Create a Fiery Demon Montage

Design a Dramatic and Surreal Rainy Scene with Photoshop
Design a Dramatic and Surreal Rainy Scene with Photoshop

Confused Pear
Confused Pear

Manipulate Smoke to Create Hyper-Real Images
Manipulate Smoke to Create Hyper-Real Images

Conclusion

Photo manipulation can make something that is not real into something that seems so realistic in an artistic way. After seeing these great inspirations and tutorials from many talented digital artists, we hope you will also see photo manipulation as a good prospect in digital art. After all, it's a very dynamic field that can help unleash your imagination and creativity. However, remember to use photo manipulation only in positive ways to bring smiles and admiration from people.