Posts tagged "photoshop"

“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…

Rachel Krause | December 10, 2012 - 10:20 am

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…

Rachel Krause | December 5, 2012 - 12:40 pm

“Bra-Burning Feminist” Romola Garai Talks Body Image

“My weight was a very big issue when I started. I was then — and am now — a very normal size 10. But that’s not acceptable. Everyone’s aware of it.

Jessica Wakeman | November 8, 2012 - 10:40 am

Photoshop Fail: Asos Model Is Waisting Away

The other day I was looking for a cute little skater dress, and came across this little leaf print number. Cute, right? Only problem? It appears the model is missing…

Julie Gerstein | November 8, 2012 - 8:30 am

Lucky Apologizes For Overly Airbrushed Britney Spears Cover

There’s airbrushing and then there’s “who the hell is that on the cover of that magazine”? And that’s exactly the line Lucky magazine crossed with its December 2012 cover, featuring

Julie Gerstein | October 29, 2012 - 9:40 am

Natalie Portman’s Dior Mascara Ad Banned In The UK

I’m pretty much apathetic in the face of Photoshop. It’s an annoying (and undeniably rampant) practice for sure, but at this point I’m just like, “duh, nobody looks like that.”…

Rachel Krause | October 23, 2012 - 3:20 pm

This Week In Style: Too-Skinny Minnie Makes Waves

The latest Disney star to come under fire isn’t Miley Cyrus or Demi Lovato — nope, it’s Minnie Mouse, who’s stirring up controversy over her gaunt appearance in this…

Rachel Krause | October 20, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Erin Heatherton Approves Of Victoria’s Secret’s Photoshop Obsession

Scanning through magazines is always a really nice way to reduce my over-inflated ego. Typically there are pictures on pictures of beautiful, svelte women and I sit there like “Well…I…

College Candy | October 20, 2012 - 9:30 am

Numéro Magazine Airbrushes Out Karlie Kloss’ Protruding Ribs

Usually in advertising we see Photoshop used in ways that are objectionable for the statement they make about women’s body size and skin color: airbrushing is used to slim down…

Jessica Wakeman | September 26, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Prince William & Kate Middleton (Look Photoshopped) On A Boat!

These photos of Prince William and Kate Middleton are legit — the couple did take a boat tour of the Solomon Islands — but they have clearly been so enhanced in Photoshop…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 17, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Photoshop Disaster: Have You Seen My Labia?

Yesterday morning, I woke up and before getting out of bed, I checked my email on my iPhone and opened up one of the 10 million sale alerts I get…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 17, 2012 - 9:20 am

I’m Sorry, What? What’s Going On With Men And Photoshop?

It’s not big news that ads are photoshopped. But every once in a while I see something that’s so completely ridiculous that I have to wonder if the people involved…

Almie Rose | September 12, 2012 - 11:00 am

Lady Gaga Never Met Some Photoshop She Didn’t Love

This is Lady Gaga on the cover of Vogue, looking svelte and amazing and sort of vase-shaped. Only, this isn’t what she actually looked like during the shoot — at…

Julie Gerstein | September 1, 2012 - 9:00 am

Rosie Huntington-Whitely Looks Like An Alien On The Cover Of Elle

Model/actress/whatever Rosie Huntington-Whitely is very pretty. But is she so pretty that she actually doesn’t possess pores? Doubtful. Yet that’s exactly what this Elle UK cover might have you believe.

Julie Gerstein | July 31, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Tavi Is Meh About “Seventeen”‘s No Photoshop Pledge

“I think it’s great that these girls are taking action. I don’t know, however, that Photoshop makes a huge difference with the kind of models they use, or that there…

Jessica Wakeman | July 18, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Photoshopped Painting Of Venus Questions Our “Ideal” Standard Of Beauty

Young models, like in Seventeen magazine, are not the only females getting digitally enhanced and fully photoshopped to unrealistic proportions these days. Throughout many famous paintings of the Goddess of Love…

Daley Quinn | July 14, 2012 - 2:00 pm

“Seventeen” Promises To Stop Photoshopping Models

In response to a petition, Seventeen magazine has said it will no longer alter the body size or face shape of the models posing in its magazine. The…

Jessica Wakeman | July 3, 2012 - 5:40 pm

23 Celebs Rocking Out In Bikinis (Sans Photoshop!)

I don’t know about you, but my bikini body doesn’t look anything like the ones on the cover of In Touch … unless we’re talking about one of those “Pregnant…

Jessica Wakeman | June 12, 2012 - 10:00 am

Model Coco Rocha Slams Brazil’s Elle Magazine For Half-Naked Photoshop Job

“As a high fashion model I have long had a policy of no nudity or partial nudity in my photoshoots. For my recent [Elle Brasil] cover shoot I wore a…

Jessica Wakeman | April 26, 2012 - 1:20 pm

12 Celeb Women Who’ve Suffered At The Hands Of Photoshop

The cover of a recent issue of LOOK magazine features Rihanna looking, well, a little wonky, no? That’s because the photo of the singer is an exceptionally poor composite, cut and pasted…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 21, 2012 - 12:00 pm