The Way These Guys 'Manipulate' The Ocean Will Hurt Your Brain

No computer graphics were used.

Imagine what it would be like to live in a magical, underwater world. Where everything feels weightless, and you can effortlessly glide across a surface. 

Well, freedivers and brothers Armando and Francisco del Rosario along with biologist Armiche Ramos don't have to imagine. 

They have the power to manipulate the underwater world into a place they can command. 


The trio, known as the Ocean Brothers can run across the ocean's surface.

They can do yoga sitting on a wave. 

They can touch oceans within oceans.  

Blow o-rings like you've never seen them before. 

Yup, they are straight-up super heroes of the sea. 

But all is not what it seems. 

According to Barcroft Media, the footage was created for underwater photography competition World Shoot Out. Over the course of three years, the Ocean Brothers practiced various camera tricks and methods in the waters of El Hierro to accomplished the desired effect. 

That's right. There are no computer graphics used. Just the team's skills and some simple turning of the camera to make up look down and down look up. 

Now, Is your mind officially blown?  

And in case you're wondering, the Ocean Brothers won the prize for best short film at the competition. 

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