Some photography purists resent photo manipulation, but others enjoy how it has opened up photography to new people and new ideas. Caras Ionut is a Romanian photographer and digital artist who makes a great case for digital art and photography.
Free portrait #photography posing guide: 54 different ideas for shooting different types of portraits. Click to download high-resolution version. Not all are my thing, but there's definitely a place to start from!
Random Inspiration 121 - This picture has a shallow depth of field and a very central line (the fence) that leads your eye into the distance, which is all blurry, whereas in front the grass is very clear.
These awesome photos by German photographer Christopher Hassler, shot in a tunnel using a fisheye lens, have such a convincing tweaked perspective that they might just test the mettle of acrophobic viewers.