Posts tagged "photoshop"

This Incredible Shrinking Jennifer Lawrence GIF Is Depressing As Hell

This Flare magazine cover is actually a couple years old, but a GIF showing the unretouched photo of Jennifer Lawrence getting shrunk down into the final cover image is currently making the rounds. Stuff like this depresses me so much. The section of her torso they shaved down i…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 17, 2013

Brilliant Photoshop Project Shows That “Beauty Is Only Pixel Deep”

Art student Anna Hill, 24, has been using Photoshop for over a decade and knows exactly how much magazine images are digitally altered to achieve that "better than perfect" look. To illustrate this disturbing fact of modern day media, she turned her Photoshop skills on her own self portraits to create a…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 13, 2013

Is Your Toddler Wearing Enough Makeup In Photos?

Oh, hey, I didn't think you felt uncomfortable enough this morning so I wanted to show you this:  "pageant glitz retouching" for little girls  for beauty pageants. Available on Etsy.com for only $15 a pop, your toddler can go from "before" to "after" with makeup, stray on tan, smoothed skin, highlight…
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 3, 2013

25 Awesome Ways To Break Bad News

As one of the smooth experts in interpersonal communication that all Cracked readers are, you know the importance of tact. There's no bigger test of tact than delivering bad news. Sometimes, well, you have to get creative. We readers for some of the best (or worst) examples of how to deliver bad news in Photosho…
By: Cracked / December 1, 2013

28 Rejected Names For Famous Products (Probably)

Some products get lucky and nail the whole name thing on the first try. Some brands, though, brainstorm for hours before coming up with that perfect name. Check out some reader created names companies didn't go with on Cracked...
By: Cracked / November 30, 2013

If 27 Urban Legends Were True

We believe a lot of bullshit. But if even half it were true, the world would be in ruins and an awful place to live. See all 27 photos of urban legends in real life on Cracked...
By: Cracked / November 28, 2013

True Story: A Photoshopping Site Stole My Selfie Off Instagram And Gave Me A “Makeover” [UPDATE]

UPDATE, 5:40p.m.: @photoshop_fantasy has issued an apology on their Instagram page, although it appears all the same images are still up : Hello lovely followers! We want to apologize for the inconveniences this account has caused with the unadvised photoshops. We deleted them and promise to not do these again without permission. What…
By: Carrie Nelson / November 26, 2013

Lucky Puts Kerry Washington On The Cover, Gets A Little Crazy With The Photoshop

This morning, Eva Chen, the Editor-in-Chief of Lucky, was on "Good Morning America" to reveal, amongst other things, which fashionable star is on their December cover -- and, it's Kerry Washington! Now, while Washington is more than worthy of being on Lucky's cover -- she's a huge star with a fantastic sense of style and appreciation for fashio…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 11, 2013

Hear Ye, Hear Ye, A Jane Austen Victorian Airbrushing Scandal!

Jane Austen is the newest face on Britain's 10 pound note.  Yay feminism, right?  Well, hold your horses, sister suffragette, because now Austen's biographer is howling about an airbrushing scandal.
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 30, 2013

Photoshop Of Horrors: Even Men Are Photoshopped Into Monsters Sometimes

It’s so common to see women on magazines Photoshopped into some kind of chitinous, spindly, segmented monster that we don’t always look twice unless something truly bizarre is going on (like this model who could destroy Tokyo in her high-low dress, or this picture of Megan Fox Photoshopped to look like another woman entirely). But…
By: The Gloss / October 29, 2013

Why Throw A Bouquet At Your Wedding When You Could Throw Cats?

If brides were to toss kittens into the crowd for all the single ladiez, I would actually make an effort to grab it. Bouquets, on the other hand, are best handled with a subtle side-step away from whatever direction they're going in. No cats were harmed in the making of this meme, but it doe…
By: Rachel Krause / October 10, 2013

J Brand Promises To Make You Look “Photoshopped” With Their New Line Of Jeans

GOOD NEWS, EVERYONE: we can finally fucking give up. You can forget about agonizing juice cleanses, dieting, exercising (I shudder at the thought) … hell, forget about every single obsessive thought you've ever had regarding body image. Yes, ALL OF THEM. J Brand is here to save us all, provided we all have…
By: Rachel Krause / July 9, 2013

Debenhams, European Department Store, Won’t Airbrush Lingerie Models Anymore

Yesterday, Debenhams, a European department store, announced on Facebook that it is scaling back on airbrushing images of lingerie models, citing a "moral" imperative to portray women's bodies more naturally. The store also offered an example of how one lingerie model would have been retouched (um, everywhere) with before-and-after photos — see above! […
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 13, 2013

16 Celebrity Faces Photoshopped To Be Perfectly Symmetrical

Freaky! Check out more famous faces Photoshopped to be perfectly symmetrical.
By: theBERRY / March 6, 2013

Jennifer Lawrence Expresses Her Love Of Photoshop

"Oh my god, I haven't seen [the new Dior campaign]. That doesn't look like me at all. I love Photoshop more than anything in the world. Of course it's Photoshop, people don't look like that." — Oh, Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence, always coming up with new, ridiculously endearing ways to worm herself even deeper…
By: Rachel Krause / February 28, 2013

Harper’s Bazaar China Did Sarah Jessica Parker Exactly Zero Favors

Well now. Is this Sarah Jessica Parker, or Jocelyn Wildenstein in her better days? Neither? Ooookay, moving right along then. [Huffington Post]…
By: Rachel Krause / February 20, 2013

Impressive Manipulator Shirley Hornstein Attempts To Photoshop Her Way Into Silicon Valley Success

Look, I know we've all done some crazy things for a job. But nothing tops Shirley Hornstein, an erstwhile, according to her Twitter, "Angel Investor and (dare I say) Entrepreneur" (nice random capitalization there, Shirley). To give herself credibility in the tech industry, Hornstein posted several heavily doctored photos online, showing herself hanging with famou…
By: Julie Gerstein / February 11, 2013

19 Sexy Lingerie Models Whose Boobs Are Mysteriously Missing Nipples

It's hard out there for a nipple. Or at least, it must be -- that's what we've got to assume based on the fact that so many lingerie models seem to be missing theirs these days. As we attempted to shop for sexy V-Day lingerie, we were struck by all of these hapless models, who've…
By: Julie Gerstein / February 4, 2013

“Photoshop In Real Life” Is Exactly As Troubling As It Sounds

There's no such thing as "too perfect" in the age of Photoshop. Reconstruct eyes, mouths, noses, cheekbones, entire faces? Turn real, blemished human skin into smooth sculpted porcelain? Make full thighs slender, small breasts large, protruding bellies flat? Well, if you can do it, then why not? We're so accustomed to the image of widespread…
By: Rachel Krause / December 10, 2012

Even Kate Moss Gets Thoroughly Photoshopped Sometimes

Is nothing sacred? Not even Kate Moss is safe from unrepentant abuse at the hand of the blur tool, and she was practically born of God's holiest vision. Chilean fashion line Basement, which Moss is apparently the face of, took it upon themselves to be like, "Let's just put her eyes a little farther…
By: Rachel Krause / December 5, 2012
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