Using his Samsung L100 digital camera and Photoshop, Venezuela-based student Jesús González Rodríguez mixed layers to create some of the trippiest face illusions we've seen in a very long time. In fact, not since Ulric Colette's Genetic Portraits
have we been this taken aback by photo manipulated faces.
Simply titled 1/2
, the photos ask you to look both straight on and to the side (or for the last picture - top down). By using a blank white wall for the background and by cutting his subjects down in just the right shape, Rodríguez makes us (almost) believe in magic...
Jesús González Rodríguez's Flickr page