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Today’s photography has both an enemy and a friend in advanced graphics software. With the ability to change color, shape, and texture, our virtual world might just get ahead of what is there when you close the computer screen.

The movie industry shows us that you can generate almost everything artificially, to such an exceptional detail that it can fool even the trained eye. In such a context, it is easier to reject as fake the shots that defy logic.

Nevertheless, this is the road that leads to lost potential. We live in a beautiful world, and we are far from knowing all of its secrets. The next time you see something too good to be true just take the time to do some research and know the story.

16. City In The Clouds

You probably wonder why they call tall buildings skyscrapers. Seeing Dubai’s impressive urban landscape from the top of Burj Khalifa offers some clues.

This unbelievable pic shows low clouds that permit only the tallest building to emerge in the sunlight. The 200m giants made out of steel and concrete look like dwarfs from the 830 meters of the world’s tallest building.

Our unexhausted ambition to build higher and bolder is set to make all big cities look like this in the future. However, pollution might spoil everything for us by covering everything in persistent smog.

Scenes like this raise some ethical aspects. Will there ever be a real-estate feud with God for the best clouds?

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