Skateboarding Snail Was Not Photoshopped!

It might look unbelievable, but this skateboarding snail image was not created in Photoshop! Does that mean we’ve found the world’s first skateboarding snail?

‘Snail Express’ was created by Christophe Kiciak

Christophe says, “I had to shoot this on a rainy evening, so that the snail would come out of his shell… It took a few minutes after putting him on the skateboard, but then he wasn’t shy at all!”

Here’s how he did it:

Christophe used a large softbox from above/behind, and a diffused speedlight from front/right. The skateboard was hanging on fishing lines, which were cloned out in post-production.

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