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This is How an Amazing Photoshop Job Turns Dozens of Pictures into One Magical Image

Image compositing is a common practice in digital art and advertising. But often the crazy extent of it is completely invisible. Like the image above, which is made of a few dozen separate pictures. This GIF--posted to Reddit--peels back the layers of one meticulously crafted scene. Read More >>

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Clever Photoshop Street Art is "Erasing" London

Have you ever walked down the street wishing you could erase the ugly billboards and other urban detritus? These Photoshop-themed street stickers posted around London may be the closest you'll ever get. Read More >>

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Reverse Photoshop Turns Bikini Model Into Something Even Cheesier

Timelapse videos showing the meticulous process of retouching the female body have opened people's eyes to our culture's sad manipulation of beauty. But when College Humor has a go, the reality is worse than we think. Read More >>

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Here are the Flaws Photographers See When They Take a Picture of You

A professional photographer's job doesn't end after they snap their photograp. Hell, in some ways that's when their job starts. In this image, The Today Show reveals what a photographer sees in his photo and what he needs to fix. And boy there is a lot that needs fixin'. Read More >>

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Photoshop Shows the Dramatic Difference Between Peace and War in Kiev

These photoshopped images combine shots of Kiev from before and after the riots using the same vantage points. Looking at the dramatic contrast between happy people enjoying the Sun and peace and the anger of people behind in barricades is disheartening. Read More >>

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10 Simple Techniques For Photoshop Beginners

Adobe's Creative Cloud has opened Photoshop up to more beginners than ever thanks to its affordable per-month subscription price tag. Here are ten super useful things to learn how to do if you're using the software for the first time. Read More >>

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The AP Deleted Fidel Castro Images That Were Altered to Remove a Hearing Aid

Fidel Castro is 87 years old, so it shouldn't come as a huge surprise that he wears a hearing aid—but that didn't stop AP contributors photoshopping the device out of images of the ex-Cuban President. Read More >>

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This Music Video Shows an Unreal Amount of Retouching in Real Time

Deep down we all know that every photo, everything we see on TV, and every movie that hits the silver screen has been digitally retouched to some extent. Most of the time those enhancements are kept secret, but directors Bálint Nagy and Nándor Lőrincz have put them front and centre in their video for Boggie's Nouveau Parfum. Read More >>

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The 10 Best Free Photoshop Alternatives

There are lots of perfectly good alternatives to Photoshop out there, and you know what? Their makers love us, because they're offering them for free. I love them too. Read More >>

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It's Amazing How Much Retouching Goes Into Even a Rolex Photo

We know how extreme photo retouching can get when human bodies are the focus. But what about when the subject is an inanimate object? This time-lapse shows the insane levels of doting that go into make a Rolex watch look its absolute best. Read More >>

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Photoshop is Getting Support For 3D Printing

Adobe is updating Photoshop to let you create 3D-printable files within the program. Hooray! Read More >>

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Adding a Photoshop Toolbar to Fashion Adverts is an Eye-Opener for the Body Concious

The new year always brings with it new hopes, dreams and goals, and for those not totally comfortable with their body image, crash diets and wardrobe changes are normally top of the agenda. It's an urge fed in part at least by the media, and primarily fashion marketing. But what if the truth behind a billboard model's unreal figure was a little more obvious? Read More >>

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Kim Jong-un Airbrushes "Traitor" Uncle From Official Documentary

Given his long, illustrious career as the world's premier totalitarian Photoshop expert, it should come as no surprise that, after sentencing his own uncle to execution, Kim Jong-un has ordered that the rumoured counter-revolutionary be airbrushed out of a state-sponsored documentary. Read More >>

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Watch This Beautiful Woman in a Bikini Turn Into Santa in This Reverse Photoshop

Well played. Ad agency Victors & Spoils poked fun of mass media's tendency to turn normal humans into plastic Barbie and Ken dolls through their abuse of Photoshop by, well, using Photoshop in reverse. That is, they took a viral photo of a girl in a bikini that had been heavily altered and added more alterations to the original alterations to transform the skinny Barbie into a fat Santa Claus. The power of Photoshop swings both ways. Read More >>

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Photoshop Parody Ads Show the Depressing Truth About Filtered Beauty

In a new series of incisive Photoshops, artist Anna Hill uses the image editing techniques that are ubiquitous in mainstream advertising to turn herself into a model. The resulting parody ads don't market make up or clothes, but instead, the image-perfecting power of Photoshop itself. Read More >>

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A Man's 'Perfect Woman' is an Airbrushed Sex Doll, Luckily Enough

A cosmetics company has tried to get itself in the headlines just in time for the critical last-minute beauty product buying period, by creating an image of what it calls the perfect woman. This dead-eyed blonde mannequin is what men like best, so they say. Read More >>

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