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30 Ridiculously Freaky Horror Photo-Manipulations

Horror is one of the most popular styles of photo-manipulation and digital art, mainly due to the amount that is now possible with digital software such as Adobe Photoshop. Creating realistic blood is fairly simple, and can be achieved with little practice. For that reason, those that are experienced at this kind of thing, are really, and I mean incredibly good. This showcase features 30 pieces of ridiculously freaky horror photo-manipulations. Not for the squeamish!

Summer Inspiration: 32 Beautiful Portrait Photographs

Shooting outdoors brings a whole different level to photography - unlike indoors when using flashes and lights, you can't change the brightness or direction of the sun. It can take a great deal of practice to master shooting outdoor summer portraits, and sometimes a lot of waiting around too - that sun needs to be in the perfect position! This post features an inspirational showcase of beautiful, bright and sexy summer portrait photos. What one is your fave? If you like the portrait photography, be sure to check out the following book: "100 Ways to Take Better Portrait Photographs".

Top 10 Classic Mini Photographs on Flickr

The classic Mini's have always been one of my favourite cars. I'm forever browsing Flickr for new photographs of the Mini Cooper, Classic Mini and Austin Mini Cooper S.

I thought I would share with you my top ten favourite Mini photographs on Flickr, each and everyone of them unique and showing off the true characteristics of the gorgeous and notorious Mini.

Let The Festivities Begin: 20 Lovely Christmas Photographs

It's Christmas Eve! There hasn't been a better time for me to get The Inspiration Blog back on track. And we're back for good! The last few months have been very hectic, but things are back to normal now, and this little festive post is how we're getting the ball rolling faster than ever! If it's your first visit here, be sure to check out our other posts... if you like what you see you can subscribe via RSS/Email, Twitter or Facebook! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Artist Showcase: Beautiful Photographs of Jordan By Bashar Alaeddin

Bashar Alaeddin is a digital photographer and social activist. He is passionate about the visual arts and is a tech geek when it comes to cameras, optics and iPhoneography. A Middle Eastern of Jordanian, Lebanese and Palestinian origins, Bashar is very passionate about shedding light on social affairs and causes in the region through his photography. The presented work is an assortment of landscapes, from his fine-art collection, of his home country Jordan, featuring: its capital Amman; the Roman ruins of Jerash; the port city of Aqaba, sitting atop the Red Sea, and more.

Artist Showcase: Malcolm Clarke Editor and Photographer (Part 2)

Malcolm Clarke is a creative chameleon - he is both a talented film editor and a photographer. Following on from our post last week about his work in film, we now explore his photography. These images are centered around 'people'. Malcolm's ability to capture a mood, feeling or bodily form is incredible. He is also playful with light, colour and setting to great effect. Here is a showcase of Malcolm's amazing photographic work. We welcome your comments too!

20 Beautiful Bokeh Photographs That Will Leave You Dazzled

The bokeh effect has to be one of the simplest, yet most visually stunning. It's achieved by un-focusing (or blurring) out lights in an image which turns them into shiny circles! It normally helps if you have a high depth of field going on. Some of the pictures you'll see a few different shape lights, this is achieved by modifying the bokeh effect using a filter which goes over the front of the lens. So, enjoy these beautiful bokeh images!

25 Clever & Bizarre Animal Photo-Manipulations (Part 1)

If you thought photo manipulation couldn't get any weirder, you were wrong! With the powers of Photoshop and other photo-editing applications, it is possible to merge two things together. Two things that are often put together are various species of animals, a dog and an eagle, for example. Weird, eh?

Part one of this post showcases a bunch of excellent animal photo-manipulations - get ready to experience tears of laughter, some of these are funny!

Capturing Nature: The Uncomparable Work of NestR

If you're not familiar with NestR's work, then you're in for a treat. NestR has an uncanny talent for capturing moments in nature that reveal it's true beauty. Just keep a hand under your jaw as you take a look through these photos, we do not want to be responsible for any jaw dropping injuries. Now sit back and enjoy. If you like this post, and are thinking about taking your own nature photography work, check out this great book: "Nature Photography: Insider Secrets from the World's Top Digital Photography Professionals".

Time-Lapse Videos: Five Beautiful Examples

Timelapse photography seems to have really taken off in the last few years, so I felt it was time to put together a showcase of some incredible timelapses from around the web. Some use a time-lapse dolly to create dramatic moves, but you can also do a lot in post as long as you have 1) and interesting subject and 2) great composition. Anyway, the dedication that went into these following pieces is fantastic and I'm thrilled to share this round up with you all. Enjoy!