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100 Magical Levitation Photography Examples to Inspire You

People say that floating in the air or straightforward levitation is impossible. Everything is possible if you can use Photoshop! Of course, you can jump in the air and stay there until that pesky, old gravity tells you otherwise, but it’s not the way to impress your viewers.


If you try to take a shot of a jumping person, it will probably result in a smeared, blurry photo. Even if it does not, the person’s face would definitely be distorted because I believe it’s impossible to jump as high as you can and keep a nice, happy smile on your face at the same time. So there is a special trick you should know to get a wonderful levitation photo.

If you think that you need some advanced Photoshop skills or Hollywood magic to achieve this photo effect, you’ll be surprised at how easy it is to create a similar image. You should take two shots: a shot of the surroundings and another where you’re standing or lying on the chair. Then combine these two pictures in Photoshop, and remove the chair! Voila!

My explanation is concise and short, but there are tons of tutorials and video guides on levitation photography all around the web, so it will be extremely easy to master these skills. Today, I’d like to bring you some inspiration and share 100 truly magical examples of levitation photography that seem to break the laws of physics!

1. Victoria Dayneko by Ravshaniya

2. Levitation 01 by sevfoto

3. Levitation by hakukamizaki

4. Dreams come true by LolaArtland

5. It is Love by Ravshaniya

6. levitation by JGerPhotography

7. Autumn in the City 312 by Ravshaniya

8. some books can fly you away by belovaan

9. Spheres by belovaan

10. Sexi Levitation by Clavinko

11. Levitation by Niklasbrock

12. Frozen In Time by TheFoxAndTheRaven

13. Sweet dreams 1 by belovaan

14. Levitate by YouAndMe-x

15. it’s tea time by belovaan

16. Birdfeatherhuman by Marleen Saarloos

17. Untitled by Anka Zhuravleva

18. Matryoshka by Ravshaniya

19. sleeping by belovaan

20. Levitation by MangoKingoroo

21. Catch your dreams by Mariya Bulankina

22. It come with a price by fiyaasz

23. Dont Hurt Me by ThauChengCha

24. Levitation by gracedvornik

25. Levitation by DigitalRev

26. Levitation by Tony Romano

27. Still dreaming by Anka Zhuravleva

28. Levitation by Chris Devour

29. snow by Vladimir Shipulin

30. Untitled by Anka Zhuravleva

31. Today I fell from the sky by Jussi Ulkuniemi

32. The Weightlessness of an Artist’s Soul by Omalix Martinez

33. A Still More Glorious Dawn Awaits by Vanessa Paxton

34. Julia Kovalchuk by Ravshaniya

35. Levitation by dannitaylor

36. Bella Terra by Ravshaniya

37. Walk Off The Earth | Promo / Press Band Photo by Shawn Van Daele

38. Fragile Tension by Rebekah W

39. Concentration by Roberuto

40. Dreaming by ClaireWeller

41. Back to reality by Julie-de-Waroquier

42. Floating on air by GiuliaCPhotography

43. To be airborne by manuelestheim

44. Attack of the cameras by puddingpolaroid

45. I am a writer by Selene Alexia Christodoulou

46. Marriage proposal by Ravshaniya

47. Viktorija by Katja Kemnitz

48. Levitation by Alexander Heinrichs

49. Spring Psycho: Part II by Elisanth

50. Levitation by whitneycaskey

51. Quiet Chaos by kittysyellowjacket

52. The Last Trip of Charter Boat Sally by xBassxHarmingx

53. 16/365 by manuelestheim

54. Abduction by oO-Rein-Oo

55. problem solved by JeanFan

56. Tea Party by Gaia Pazzagli

57. In the emptiness by Elisanth

58. Russian Lullaby by B0NDART

59. I want to sing to you by haytraveler

60. Indian calmness by Elisanth

61. It never sleeps by MigleGolubickaite

62. Lift by Ana Luisa Pinto

63. Ensonacion by Marina Gondra

64. In control by Rey Vladyc Mangouta

65. Levitation by David Cornejo

66. Restraint by David Freid

67. Untitled by RMD-photography

68. Nastia by Nataly Frigo

69. Waiting for summer by Zuzana Hnidkova

70. The Abduction by Shawn Van Daele

71. Ready To Go by Marina Gondra

72. Untitled by Masha Vodyanik

73. Solipsism by Julie de Waroquier

74. Floating Feet by Ed Livesey

75. Acrobatic Boy by Meysontri Gohong

76. Breakdown by Marina Gondra

77. I l l u s i o n by Christopher Hassler

78. On the top of the world by Marina Gondra

79. Pressure getting lower by Marina Gondra

80. Underground madness by Andras Bacskai

81. little breakfast ! (autoportrait) by Rudy G

82. The collapse of consciousness by Bogdan Pushin

83. Lost Perspective by Ed Livesey

84. big apples by Anastasia Italyanskaya

85. For a Moment by Matt Antonio

86. Out of Mind by B K

87. Kate by Tony

88. Levitation by Jakub Graf

89. Levitation by Anand Fernando

90. Soft Landing by Mike Alegado

91. springtime by Elena Miloslavskaya

92. Tell me Mirror by Mauri

93. Checkmate by Serega Radchenko

94. levitation 6 – laurene by sbarriol

95. Marry Me Poppins by Martijn Laman

96. halloween by Gigi Kassis

97. Multitasking by MonkeyDome Photography

98. Walking On Wall by Charles Pacque

99. me hungry by martin loos

100. Untitled by Nathaniel Leong

Last Word

I’m sorry if your finger is tired from all that scrolling down, but hopefully this huge showcase gives you a few, fresh ideas for a future photo shoot. Which levitation photos do you like best and why? Share you thoughts, tips and ideas in the comments field below. Stay tuned! More amazing posts are on the way! Also, check out my previous collection of smashing light painting photography.

Nancy Young

Nancy is a passionate freelance writer and blogger. She writes inspirational articles on web design, photography, and technology. She enjoys traveling, reading and meeting new people. Nancy believes in a magic of written words to inspire and motivate. Currently, she is working as a writer at PhotoBlog.