These days most of us have a smartphone camera available almost all the time, but these photographers show that great photos don’t just display a paused moment. A little luck, creativity, and ability to think outside of the well-established photography box, can turn just a nice picture into something amazing. And if it was a great photo in the first place, you could get an absolute masterpiece.

We selected 10 photos that show us how ordinary European places might look when they’re taken through the lens of imagination and creativity.


Schnoor is a neighbourhood in the medieval centre of the German city of Bremen, and the only part of it that has preserved a medieval character.

Tremosine sul Garda

Tremosine sul Garda is a comune in the Italian province of Brescia, in Lombardy, near Lake Garda.


Blausee is a small lake, in Switzerland.

Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle is a 19th-century Romanesque Revival palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau in southwest Bavaria, Germany.

Barcelona Cathedral

The Barcelona Cathedral, is the Gothic cathedral and seat of the Archbishop of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

Eiffel Tower, Paris

The Eiffel Tower is a metal tower in the center of Paris, its most recognizable architectural landmark.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands and one of the most romantic and charming cities in Europe.

Prague, Czech Republic

Prague is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, the 14th largest city in the European Union and the historical capital of Bohemia.


Portofino  is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association.


Badalona is a municipality to the immediate north east of Barcelona in Catalonia, Spain.