Photo manipulation is an ever evolving collaboration between photography and graphic design. Combining certain elements to create a unique image, that can convince even the most experienced set of eyes, requires a very creative set of skills.
Because the manipulation of a photo gives a realistic view of an unreal picture, you should have an open mind when gathering ideas on how to get creative with your images. Photo manipulations are a great source for inspiration, generally because I'm able to express my creativity through various aspects of design.
Several of the following images contain illustrative elements, while others display a more realistic approach.
Are services are Photo Retouch, Photo Restoration, Color Correcting and any other enhancement qualities within photo editing. Here are some examples I've done for clients.