Life imitating art: The incredible photographs of the Namibian landscape which looks like paintings.
Just a quick glance and you could be forgiven for thinking this striking image is a spectacular piece of artwork.
But take a minute to look a little closer and you will see it is in fact a photograph - capturing the eerie camel thorn trees in Namibia's Namib-Naukluft Park in an entirely new light.
Tinted orange by the morning sun, the soaring sand dune in the background gives the illusion of a painted sky.
Tinted orange by the morning sun, a soaring dune is the backdrop for the hulks of camel thorn trees in Namib-Naukluft Park
Desert-dwelling elephants follow the contours of the ancient Huab River Valley (This image can also be mistaken as a painting easily.)
The vibrant images are so stunning it is hard to believe they are real.