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HM, almost all photos are photoshopped for many reasons, one being that the digital photographs get softened in the process so they need sharpening. If shot in RAW (a non-destructive mode), the photo must also be adjusted for proper exposure. So that said, I think what you are asking is if the rock formation is real. I have seen this before in other photos (can’t pinpoint source), so my guess is that it is real.
I have a long love of elephants so am enjoying these regardless of how they came about as there is something magical to me about rock or other formations of the earth 'speaking' to us in these image-oriented ways. The most fun part sometimes is that the image is only visible from a certain perspective and that it takes sharp eyes, of the 'willing to see the wonder' type to see them. Once you do, they are unmistakable... sort of like cloud formations. Pure magic.
If somebody's photoshopped them to make the image pop out a bit more, it seems good to know and I find it magical.
Elephants in my (adored) book "Animal Speak" by Ted Andrews is summed up with the 'keynote' phrase of: Ancient Power, Strength and Royalty. Having had my attention drawn to this now I feel like I'll be sensitized to seeing these aspects coming up for me in various forms.
Again, I love to play with this stuff as I find there is ample magic in the play.
I just saw this image, which is a bluff in Canada called Indian Head, also known as McIntyre Bluff, near Oliver, British Columbia. Going from the commonly known name, people in the area have no problem seeing the face on this cliff face. I can see brow ridges, possibly what could be a feather sweeping back on the side of the head, very marked eye and nose in profile, and the lips and mouth with a long chin under that. A bit of a macabre story goes with this, in that it was a place where a lot of battles were fought (I think tribe -vs- tribe), and one of the tactics was to herd unwary fighters up to the cliff edge and then force them over.