20 Realistic Artworks that Look Like Photographs

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Editor’s note: This post is contributed by Tapha Ngum, who is the founder of My App Templates, a site that provides custom iPhone app templates to people who cannot afford to spend thousands on their iPhone app design.

Designers are getting really good at Photoshop design, and with the right tools and the right skills, they can make it very difficult for us to tell what is real and what is manipulated. Occasionally, mistakes in design pop up to remind us that it is only human to err. The rest of the time, well, let’s just say that we humans are incredibly creative creatures.

To show you what I mean, I have compiled a list of some of the most realistic-looking artworks out there today. The collection will make you question what you see, this I guarantee. Some of these are so realistic that I had to double check them a number of times to make sure that they were indeed mere illustrations and not products of photography! Enjoy the post!

Synth. (Image credit: Mikael Eidenberg)

Synth

Wacom Intuos 4. (Image credit: Dorian Filippi)

Wacom Intuos 4

Spas-12. (Image credit: Mateusz Dembek)

Spas-12

Canon 5D Camera. (Image credit: Mikael Eidenberg)

Canon 5D Camera

Tulip. (Image credit: Anna Marinenko)

Tulip

Kitchen. (Image credit: Mikael Eidenberg)

Kitchen

Socket. (Image credit: Clemens Posch)

Socket

Nivea Creme. (Image credit: Sandrino Kelders)

Nivea Creme

The Most Important iPhone Accessory. (Image credit: Mikael Eidenberg)

The Most Important iPhone Accessory

Tomato. (Image credit: Anna Marinenko)

Tomato

Off Buttermilk. (Image credit: Julian Hrankov)

Off Buttermilk

Beer. (Image credit: Creative Mints)

Dashboard. (Image credit: Dash)

Dashboard

Coca Cola. (Image credit: Carlos Carvalhar)

Coca Cola

Take A Bite. (Image credit: Dash)

Take A Bite

Cassette. (Image credit: Roman Jusdado)

Tine – Mountain Milk. (Image credit: Anders Drage)

Mountain Milk

iPhone(s) (5 and 4S). (Image credit: Mikael Eidenberg)

iPhone(s) (5 and 4S)

HDD. (Image credit: Max Panysh)

Oreo. (Image credit: Roman Jusdado)

If you liked this, you’d probably also like to check out these 30 Surreal Face Art and More Imaginative Photo Manipulations.

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