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Posts tagged "photoshop"

Woman Sent Her Portrait To Over 25 Countries To Compare Their Different Beauty Standards

US-based journalist Esther Honig held an international experiment exploring how women's beauty standards vary from nation to nation. In her project, called “Before and After,” she sent a plain photograph of herself to amateur and professional freelance photo editors worldwide, asking them simply to make her beautiful.

12 Mind-Bending Photo Manipulations by Martín De Pasquale

Buenos Aires-based art director and digital artist Martín De Pasquale is called by some the Photoshop wizard and not without a reason. He’s masterful digital photo manipulations blur the boundaries between dreams and reality, between things funny and scary.

Artist Creates Lovely Surreal Photos Of Shelter Dogs To Help Them Find Homes

Kind-hearted Hungarian photographer Sarolta Ban thought of a unique idea to help find new owners for homeless dogs. She created a project called "Helping Dogs with Images" where people can submit photos of shelter animals that she then creates surreal photo portraits for. The artist believes that a good picture can help them gain more...

Creepy Portraits Of Infamous World Leaders Cuddling With Stuffed Animals

Chinese retouching artist Chunlong Sun has created a bizarre portrait series called “Celebrity,” which shows 5 of the most infamous world leaders from recent history gently holding stuffed animals in their arms. In the portraits, which were made using almost-look-alike Chinese stand-ins, the leaders look at once friendlier and creepier than ever before.

Artist Recreates Disney Stills By Digitally Painting On Top Of Them

Digital artist and illustrator Tyson Murphy used his extensive experience as a digital illustrator to recreate stills from classical Disney cartoons. His digitally enhanced shots from “101 Dalmatians” and “The Sword in the Stone” look as if they were taken from modern 3D cartoons. With this contemporary touch, Murphy pays respect to the classics, leaving...

Photographer Creates Surreal Images To Promote Shelter Animals And Find Them New Homes

Hungary-based artist Sarolta Bán uses her marvellous digital photo manipulation skills to promote shelter animals in need of new homes. In her “Help Dogs with Images” project, Bán introduces a different approach to these kind of campaigns - instead of showing them as victims, she turns them into interesting, admirable characters in a peculiar world...

Artist Unites Watercolour And Photography In Her Extraordinary Self-Portraits

Massachusetts-based artist Aliza Razell creates tickling self-portraits that explore philosophical abstractions through the merged mediums of watercolour and photography. Using Photoshop, Razell unites the two mediums in her Anesidora (explorations of the Pandora’s Box myth) and Ikävä (the Finnish word meaning the feeling of longing) series.

Surreal Photography by Kylli Sparre

The path Kylli Sparre has taken to create the enchanting photography she makes today is extraordinary and unique. After completing years of study to become a professional ballet dancer, she realized that it was not for her, and that she wanted to express herself through photography. This unique blend of artistic talents shows in her...

18 Surreal Photo Manipulations by Erik Johansson

A portfolio by Erik Johansson, photographer and retoucher from Sweden, must be one of the strongest contemporary examples of fine retouching. Erik creates incredible fantasy worlds that are at the same time wildly surreal, yet so masterfully done that you almost start believing them.

Domestic Cat ‘Shopped into the Wildlife Photos

As a part of “Big Cat, Small Cat” ad campaign for Whiskas, Scottish photographer George Logan and retoucher Tony Swinney photoshopped domestic cat into the wildlife pictures.

Celebrities Photoshopped to Look Like Ordinary People

Frustrated about how over-retouched all the celebrity pictures are, New York-based artist Danny Evans decided to retouched them the opposite way by taking away all their glamor. “It was a reaction to the insanely over-retouched photos of celebrities that are everywhere,” says Danny, who started so-called Celebrities Make Under project back in 2006. Now most...