Smile, you’re on Candid-Photoshop Camera

The Flying Dutchman Reader Find

By The Flying Dutchman in Video on Thursday 4 July 2013

Here’s an example of technological self-awareness taken to a whole new level. It could be seen as either terrifying or hilarious, but frankly, I think we can do with more interventions of this kind. So let’s follow Mr Johansson’s lead and think up some pranks.

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Famous photos turned into self-portraits

Tristan Rayner Contributor

By Tristan Rayner in New Photography on Friday 7 December 2012

With selfies, Instagram and duckfaces showing no signs of relenting, The Capes Times newspaper in South Africa took a different approach to telling their readers how they get their stories straight from the horse’s mouth via a first-hand accounts. These cleverly photoshopped famous images are part of a striking new marketing campaign for the paper – even if the arms look a little long.

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Chinese Photoshop master restores photos for free

Zolton Contributor

By Zolton in New Trends on Monday 2 May 2011

Is there anything the Chinese aren’t beating the world at? A 76 year-old man, Baojun Yuan, has been offering his Photoshop skills for free to his fellow citizens, having mastered Photoshop at the ripe young age of 60. Apparently he has already restored over 2,000 photographs. We bow down.

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