Striking Images That Will Have You Picking Your Jaw Off The Floor

In this day and age, the levels of skepticism around images that surface on the internet is through the roof. It seems that anything posted is automatically dismissed as “fake” or Photoshopped. Here are 30 images that are not only real and untouched, but they are stunning.


1. A giant dust storm in Australia.


2. Fishermen rowing through the algae-filled Chaohu Lake, China.


3. A giant sinkhole in Guatemala City in 2010. It was 60 feet wide and 200 feet deep.

4. Perfectly pruned trees.


5. A stunning optical illusion on display outside Paris City Hall.


6. A great perspective pic. This family’s image was perfectly timed to make it look like the guy on the left is tiny.

7. Valeria Valeryevna Lukyanova is a Moldovan-born Ukrainian model and entertainer, who had numerous surgeries to look like a Barbie doll.


8. Beautifully clear water.


9. One seriously impressive, black and white Santa costume.

10. The Eureka Tower Car Park in Melbourne, Australia has lettering that jumps out of its surroundings.


11. A tornado and a rainbow converge over Kansas.


12. The Crooked Forest in West Pomerania, Poland has over 400 bent pine trees.

13. This phone line in Russia was damaged by a fire.


14. A wolf designed entirely out of pipe cleaners.


15. Seaweed that looks like the Kraken in waves.

16. The aftermath of a 2010 toxic waste spill in Western Hungary.


17. Optical illusion art by Felice Varini.


18. The affect of an earthquake in Canterbury, New Zealand.

19. The Sun Cruise Resort in Gangwon-do, South Korea.


20. A natural rock formation on a mountainside near Alesund, Norway.


21. The breathtaking moment a rainbow meets a waterfall.

22. An abstract tarp that was used to cover the building while it was being worked on.


23. The giant salt flats in Bolivia.


24. French graffiti artist Tilt has swamped one half of a Marseille hotel room in decoration.

25. A lenticular cloud that looks eerily like a UFO.


26. Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer play an exhibition tennis match on water in Doha.


27. Madrid-based artist Alicia Martin transforms thousands of books into towers that pour out of windows and into the streets.

28. The runway at the Gibraltar International Airport has a regular road crossing through it.


29. A plane landing at Liepzig airport as it crosses over the Autobahn.


30. This beautiful 2D sculpture that looks 3D is found in New Zealand’s Gibbs Farm.