Photoshop

Is What We See Really Real?

Meaghan Kausman | Posted 29.08.2014 | 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?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Photoshopped Selfies, WTF?

Sarah Kwong | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Tech
Sarah Kwong

The photoshopped selfie. I admit, they're not strictly new. Celebrities are more than familiar with them. Their careers are built on the way they look, so the retouched selfie is often just a standard protocol for them, a business procedure.

'Street Eraser' Brings Photoshop Delete Tool To The Real World

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Tech

The thing about the modern world is so much of it is an illusion. Not just advertising, but the very streets we live on are constructed, painted, remo...

This Reverse Photoshop Proves You Can't Believe Anything

Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Tech

There's a lot of hoo-ha around the ethics of photoshopping, particularly in the world of fashion and beauty. Does it encourage unrealistic expectat...

Ear Today, Gone Tomorrow

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK

It was ear before, but now it's disappeared. That was the view of Associated Press re-touching experts when they looked closer at seven archive photog...

WATCH: Photoshopping: You Won't Recognise This Girl By The End

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Lights, camera, Photoshop seems to be the running order in this music video. Accompanying a song by Hungarian musician Boggie, it highlights the i...

These Amazing Viral Photos Are Actually FAKE

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Sorry to break this to you, but virtually every viral photo you love is totally fake. At the very least it's manipulated, cropped, mislabelled and mis...

The Botox and Barbie Collision

The Mac Twins | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Mac Twins

Society, I'm only just enjoying the fact I now have cheekbones and my cheek fat has gone down from hamster to gerbil...please stop pressuring me into pumping and plumping them up again! My bank statement shows I'm still youthful and reckless enough!

Kim Kardashian Perpetuates the Beauty Myth

Sheila Hageman | Posted 09.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sheila Hageman

Kim Kardashian has never been known for being modest. Before her pregnancy, the reality television star loved to flaunt her curves, not to mention that she began her career in a porn film (not that there's anything wrong with that).

WATCH: You Won't Believe What These Celebrities Looked Like Before And After Photoshop

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Hands up if you're sick to the back teeth of being force fed photoshopped images of (mostly female) celebrities and models. Guess what? You're not ...

WATCH: Photoshop Transforms Model Into Santa Claus

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.12.2013 | UK Tech

Kudos Victors & Spoils, this is bloody fantastic. Remember the Gif that did the rounds not long ago showing the shocking extremes to which phot...