Father Exercises His Endless Imagination by Photoshopping Son Into Fantastical Scenes

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With the help of Photoshop, anything is possible. Thanks to creative liberties and its powerful tools, anyone can fly, roam the land as a giant, and surf atop a skyscraper. Making these playful possibilities a “reality” is photographer and digital artist Adrian Sommeling. Through his expert image-manipulation skills, he celebrates the endless bounds of the imagination that are so well-crafted it’s as if they actually happened.

Sommeling was trained as a fine artist but has since traded in analog brushes and canvases for computer screens and digital drawing tools. For almost 20 years, he’s honed his craft and shares the joy of creation with his son, who frequently makes an appearance in Sommeling's amusing works. The boy gets to live out wild fantasies—ones of mischief, adventure, and best of all, quality time with dad.

If you enjoy these father-son antics, John Wilhelm has similar fun Photoshopping his three daughters into fantastical scenes.

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Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met and Manager of My Modern Met Store. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.

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