The eerie picture below is a photograph, not a painting. Frans Lanting created it on an assignment for National Geographic. In an interview Frans explains the project and how this photo came to be. Click the photo to visit the National Geographic web site where you can download a 1600×1200 version.
Not a Painting
About the Author: Jeff Butterworth
Jeff Butterworth is the founder of Alien Skin Software. He used to create the products, but now he does marketing and gets coffee for the programmers.