Thomas Barbèy’s astounding surrealism

Today, everyone’s a photographer, grabbing their iPhones for a quick snap. Pictures are posted at a moment’s notice on Facebook and Instagram, so there’s never a void of visuals. Perhaps this image saturation is why surreal photo manipulation is particularly intriguing; smartphone cameras and social networking can’t hold a candle to an artist’s vivid imagination.


We all remember the summer days when we used to lie on the grass, watching the clouds, making up stories and trying to catch them. This is what french artist Laurent Millet did in his dreamy series ‘Nuées’.