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Is It a Painting Or A Photo?

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Is It a Painting Or A Photo?

I saw this incredible photo yesterday on the U.K. Daily Mail website. It was taken by Frans Lanting  for the National Geographic.  Is it a painting? Or is it a photograph?


See what you think:

Photo by Frans Lanting of Namib-Naukluft Park for National Geographic

From  the Daily Mail:  " Just a quick glance and you could be forgiven for thinking this striking image is a spectacular piece of artwork. But take a minute to look a little closer and you will see it is in fact a photograph – capturing the eerie camel thorn trees in Namibia's Namib-Naukluft Park in an entirely new light. Tinted orange by the morning sun, the soaring sand dune in the background gives the illusion of a painted sky."

You can find this incredible photo and more from the talented Mr Lanting  featured in this Daily Mail article.   Enjoy!


  1. Wow!  Just incredible!!

    May 22, 2011
  2. Fabric Fascination
    Fabric Fascination

    Wow, that is amazing.  I totally thought it was a painting.

    May 22, 2011
  3. Spectacular!

    May 22, 2011
  4. You mean the orange sky is totally natural? Impressive.

    May 30, 2011

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