Photographer’s Photos Reveal the Truth Behind Perfect Instagram Photos

Photographer Gilmar Silva posts incredible before and after shots of photoshoots on Instagram.

Gilmar Silva works hard to get the perfect shot, but snapping the photos is only the beginning.

With some clever angles and Photoshop magic, he’s able to transform dull locations into stunning settings that make for some incredible images.

The project, titled LUGARxPHOTO (‘place and photo’), is both a humorous look at the lengths we go to get a decent shot, and an analysis of the illusions we perpetuate and often buy into through images of ourselves.