photoshopping

Celebs

Meghan Trainor’s new music video for “Me Too,” was released yesterday, but she had it taken down shortly after its release. According to a direct quote from Trainor, “they photoshopped the crap out of me.” She made this statement in a video via Snapchat addressing the situation. 

Meghan Trainor’s hit “All About That Bass” became… READ MORE »


News

Photoshopping is a mostly innocuous fact of life for most celebrities, but there are times it goes too far. This was the case with Kerry Washington’s cover on Adweek. The image somehow managed to make the gorgeous actress look like she has arms made of liquid and completely mutated her facial bones. Also, it seems… READ MORE »


Style

Last week, Dana Suchow of the fashion blog Do The Hot Pants shared with her readers that she’d used Photoshop in the past to alter some of her self portraits. She posted a slew of unretouched photos, pointing out where she’d previously shaved a few inches off her stomach or brightened her skin. She wrote:
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Celebs

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.” It’s ridiculous! But if there’s one variety of photo-altering that really, truly baffles me, it’s in the case of beauty advertisements. Are we seriously supposed… READ MORE »


Style

Ann Taylor knows what sells clothes: thin. Yesterday afternoon, Jezebel noticed that an item on AnnTaylor.com was originally depicted by a skinny model in a tank top, but three seconds later, the page re-boots and the skinny model has magically dropped 20 lbs. around her midsection. Some might say the image was airbrushed beyond looking… READ MORE »


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Retouching is getting a very bad name in the media these days, and photographer Jean-Baptiste Mondino is fighting back against a possible law in France that would require any Photoshop image to clearly mention its changes via a warning label. While instances of bad airbrushing and tampering have become extremely apparent as of late, he’s… READ MORE »


News

I think we all agree that magazines have gone a little overboard with Photoshopping photos in a quest for perfection on their beautiful, glossy pages. It can be detrimental to women’s attitudes about our own bodies when we see models with pencil-like legs and whittled-down waists. But what about when photo retouching makes women larger… READ MORE »


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On the heels of French Elle’s no-makeup or retouching issue, Australian teen magazine Dolly is highlighting more natural photographs, as well. Most of the June “airbrush-free” issue’s photographs are un-retouched and labeled a “Retouch Free Zone” stamp.

We’re all for more reality in magazines, especially those geared toward girls. When I was devouring teen… READ MORE »