Pencil vs Camera – I can’t tell the Difference
We have seen some of these pictures before, but now we get to see them up close and personal at the Art Movement Gallery in London until June 17…well that is of course if you live in London.
The amazing Ben Heine’s ‘pencil vs. camera’ is a series of images that inject hand-drawn pictures within real-life settings to create a composite effect that is often surreal and highly narrative.
Manipulating the backdrop to host added elements such as real-life Tetris blocks, floating speech bubbles, and a dinosaur with two pistols, the photographs are an exercise in manual Photoshop, which always including Heine’s hand which holds up the sketched piece of paper in the foreground.
Remarkably, Ben Heine was inspired to create the distinctive pieces – known by the collective title of ‘Pencil vs Camera’ – while writing a letter.
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