Whether It's Beyonce Or Cindy Crawford, Un-Retouched Photos Make Us Feel Better About Ourselves - Surely A Comment On Body Image Itself?

Poorna Bell | Posted 19.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Poorna Bell

The fans that jumped on Beyoncé's leaked images missed the point. Those images are going to reach out and reassure far more many women in a positive way than photos of her looking perfect every will.

Appropriated Images of "Real" Women and Their Imperfections Need to Stop

Sheila Hageman | Posted 19.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sheila Hageman

Instead of focusing on finding ways to encourage women to feel good about themselves regardless of the perfected images that engulf us, it's as if we're choosing "beautiful" women to throw under the bus to make us feel better about ourselves.

Photoshop Is 25 Years Old

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.02.2015 | UK Tech

Adobe Photoshop is 25 years old today. Which when you think about it is pretty incredible. It started life 1987 as an independent piece of software...

Why Did This Magazine Take A Photoshop Hatchet To Kate's Face?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

An Australian magazine has been shamed on social media after photoshopping Kate Middleton's beautiful face and making her look, well, terrible. Don...

Guy Photobombs Stock Images With Hilarious Consequences

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Comedy

Matthew Vescovo, a.k.a. The Stock Photobomber, is an art director in advertising. He, like many of us, noticed the stock images he peddles don't lo...

This Plus-Size Woman Asked People Around The World To Photoshop Her

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It's already been done by the likes of Esther Honig and Priscilla Yuki. But for Colombian-American, Marie Southard Ospina, there was a growing urge to...

Artist Photoshops Old Photos To Show Her 'Growing Up' With Her Mother

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK Tech

Imagine being able to go back in time and visit your parents when they were your age, would you have got on? Would you have laughed at the same things...

The Startling Effects Of Photoshop Transform Woman From Obese To Slim

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If ever you doubted the powers of Photoshop, now you can see how big a difference the photo editing program can actually make to someone's physical ap...

Photoshop Enters The Age Of The Touchscreen (At Last)

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Tech

Adobe has revealed its plans to turn the next generation of Photoshop into a touch-orientated canvas that will help artists use Microsoft tablets as u...

What Happens When A Mixed-Race Woman Is Photoshopped In 18 Countries

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

After constantly being asked "What are you?", Priscilla Yuki Wilson (who is of mixed-race origin) sent her photograph to editors from 18 different cou...

Is What We See Really Real?

Meaghan Kausman | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Meaghan Kausman

I wasn't offended or upset that they didn't like my body in particular, rather I was upset for all the women out there that society has been telling are not good enough if they are not extremely thin. This led me to the question of "how did we get here?" It wasn't so long ago that Marilyn Monroe was celebrated for her beautiful curvy body. Fast forward in time and we are here, where beauty is equated to being thin.

This Model Was Photoshopped 'Without Permission' To Make Her Look Thinner

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

An Australian model has hit out at a swimwear brand for photoshopping a picture of her body "without permission" to make her look thinner. Meaghan ...

19 Celebrity Photoshop Fails

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Ever picked up up a magazine, looked at the celeb staring back at you and thought 'how the hell do they always manage to look so good?'? Of course you...

How Real Is Dove's 'Real Beauty' Campaign?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Dove's Real Beauty campaign is all about championing natural beauty and body acceptance - but how 'real' are the women who appear in the adverts? T...

Firm Offers To 'Slim Down' And Photoshop Students' Graduation Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A British firm specialising in graduation photography is under heavy fire after offering services to photoshop and "slim down" students in their gowns...

What These Total Strangers Did For A Grieving Father Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK

Never underestimate the kindness of strangers – as this grieving father found out for himself. Reddit user Steffel07 posted an image of his late...

Colbie Caillat Speaks Out Against Photoshop In The Most Fabulous Way...

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

First we fell in love with Beyoncé's feminist hit Pretty Hurts, now there's another singer speaking out against the unattainable images of beauty pus...

This Actress Chose To Go Without Photoshop And Nails It

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Vanessa Hudgens may have had a bit of extra help by being genetically blessed in the looks department, but she's done something a lot of celebrities w...

What Is a Global Standard Oo Beauty

Rhiannon Davies | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Rhiannon Davies

What are the reasons that certain countries hardly touched the photos whilst others (not necessarily our 'Western' stereotypes) altered them so dramatically? Is it a question of culture, or a demonstration of the power of fashion and media in these countries?

Trend: Image Manipulation or Poor Self-image?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Preetam Kaushik

It has been decades since Photoshop has been around. And, what essentially took ages to 'achieve' with a picture, now takes seconds, all thanks to this genie called photoshop. Image manipulation today has become a norm. It's not just restricted to advertisements or corporates touching-up their product shoots. Like wind and atmosphere, it has now touched every corner of the digital world.

This Woman's Picture Was Photoshopped In 25 Countries. What It Reveals About Perception Of Beauty Is Shocking

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

One quick look at the finalists for Miss World will tell you everything you need to know about how differently beauty is perceived from one country to...

One Woman Gets 25 Photoshop Makeovers To Fit Worldwide Ideals Of Beauty

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Tech

A radio journalist has taken the interesting step to have herself photoshopped in 25 countries to make herself 'beautiful' according to each country. ...

Were The Suarez Bite Marks Photoshopped?

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK Tech

The biting escapades of Uruguay's talismanic and apparently vaguely cannibalistic striker Luis Suarez are well documented. But now the world of tec...

Poorna Bell

This Photographer Shot These Models Without Make-Up And Photoshop - Are They Still Beautiful? | Poorna Bell | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Photoshop has been blamed for supercharging the unhealthy comparison that normal women make between themselves and the unearthly beauties featured in ...

School Photoshops Female Students' Yearbook Photos To Add More 'Appropriate' Clothing

The Huffington Post UK | Louisa Clack | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Female students at a Utah high school in the US were shocked to discover that the photos taken for their yearbook had been altered without their knowl...