An Aussie photographer has revealed how his photos look when he takes them compared to the final edited product.
Demas Rusli, from Sydney, digitally alters his photographs to create stunning and sometimes surreal images.
He recently made headlines after he showed his fans how his photos looked before he changed them in a TikTok video that surprised millions.
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Instagram vs reality: Photographer Demas Rusli has taken it upon himself to reveal what his stunning photos look like before he edits them.
Instagram and reality: Then he showed a dreamlike picture that he created from a photo of a country road
The photographer captured the image of a woman in a mirrored room full of silver balls but with many people in the background with mirrors.
Demas painted additional balls into the photo to cover the people behind the image as if it were his only subject in the room and to stimulate the colors.
He then showed a dreamlike picture he had created from a photograph of a plain country road.
A photo of a woman standing in front of water is dark but Demas brightens the image and edits the people standing next to her
The photographer duplicated the right side of the background of the photograph taken at the temple so that it was symmetrical and the man in the center was clearly visible.
One image of a woman standing in front of a water feature is dark but Demas brightens the image and edits the people standing next to her.
The photographer duplicated the right side of the background of the photograph taken at the temple to make it symmetrical.
Demas also said that his most famous picture, looking up at an airplane flying through the sky, was made from a photo using the same studio.
Demas showed a picture of himself looking up at a plane flying between skylights built using the same cabin from one of his photos.
The video has been viewed more than 4.9 million times with many commenters marveling at her amazing photography and editing skills.
‘The editing is a work of art,’ said one observer while another wrote: ‘So creative!’
‘The last thing that shocked me was that there was no plane,’ said another.
‘The last thing I thought was true,’ agreed the third.