A fitness trainer responded to hurtful comments by photoshopping her body step by step

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Video on Saturday 25 April 2015

Physical trainer Cassey Ho is in excellent shape. But that didn’t stop the hateful and hurtful comments pouring in over the way she looks. In a powerful anti-cyber bullying video, Cassey reaches out to those who have gone through the same as she did – not feeling good enough because of how you look.

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Superheroes are regular Joes when they’re not saving the world, as seen through the lens of this photographer

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By Kenny Ong in New Photography on Thursday 26 February 2015

Have you wondered what superheroes do when they’re not out there saving the world? Photographer Edy Hardjo imagined them doing the pretty regular stuff we all do when they have some time off. You know, like hanging out with the guys, eating fast food, comparing each others… oh, never mind.

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This design student pokes her nose at her own art pieces – literally – to create them using Photoshop

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By Kenny Ong in New Design on Friday 16 January 2015

As an undergraduate design student, Michelle Vandy subjected herself to 10 to 15-hours a day working on Photoshop. As a result, her arms started to tingle, and pretty soon, they became too painful for her to even use her mouse and keyboard. She recalled: ‘I was sitting in my room late one evening fiddling around with this external touchpad I had lying on my desk and without thinking, lifted it up to eye level and touched it with my nose’.

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There’s something not quite right about these photoshopped faces

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 13 November 2014

German photographer Thorsten Schmidtkord has taken a different approach to the portrait with his photo series, Head on top. Proving his photoshopping skills are up to par, Schmidtkord transforms the lower half of each person’s face into a forehead.

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Flawlessly ‘stitched up’ faces splice two relatives together: can you guess who is who?

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Saturday 2 August 2014

See anything strange here? This photo series is called Metmorfoza and it was created by Ino Zeljak, a Croatian-based student. The series explores similarities and differences between people that are connected genetically or not.

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Woman had herself Photoshopped in over 25 countries to clear up a beauty misconception

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By Kenny Ong in New Photography on Tuesday 15 July 2014

Is there really an international beauty standard? This is what Esther Honig, a 24-year-old radio journalist in Kansas City, Missouri seek to find out about how people around the globe define female beauty. She started by sending her self-portrait to a designer in Sri Lanka with the simple request, ‘Hi, my name is Esther Honig. Make me look beautiful’.

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Creepy! This boyfriend plants himself into his girlfriend’s childhood photos

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 1 May 2014

So, this photo series was soooo cute until I started realizing how creepy it really is. Some guy has photoshopped himself into all his girlfriend’s childhood photos. Ok, so that’s cute. Romantic even. But he’s placed himself as a grown up into these images, while his girlfriend (at the time) was obviously a child. Some […]

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Drawings by Kids with Serious Health Conditions Turned Into Magical Photographs – Starring Themselves

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By Lost At E Minor in New Photography on Wednesday 9 April 2014

In this ambitious and heart-wrenching project, Shawn Van Daele takes drawings done by children born or living with serious health conditions, and brings them to life as real photographs – starring the children themselves, showing them that Anything Is Possible. Indeed.

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Photoshop gone wild! You won’t believe what this model looked like before Photoshop

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Thursday 13 March 2014

We all know the sad truth about the role Photoshop plays in shaping our unrealistic standards of beauty. What’s sadder is we turn a blind eye towards this awful reality. But after watching this shocking video of a Photoshop process in reverse, you’ll be saying to yourself, ‘Photoshop has gone too far’.

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Now I’ve seen everything: Dirds, birds with dog heads

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Monday 2 December 2013

‘Woof woof’, said the bird perched on a tree branch just outside your window. And you have just entered The Twilight Zone. The Photoshop masters of the internet have brought us realistic photos of Dirds, birds with the heads of dogs. Now, all we need are Pokemon names for the different breeds of Dirds. Pugeon, […]

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Guys with badly Photoshopped girlfriends

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Tuesday 24 September 2013

This is self-explanatory: guys posing next to imaginary girlfriends, made possible with that magical software of all, Photoshop. We don’t know whether to laugh more at their blatant non-display of mad Photoshop skills or, well, pretty much everything about the pictures. Probably both.

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Unworldly photography by Michal Karcz

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By Annie Churdar in New Photography on Saturday 15 June 2013

Fascinated with both painting and photography from a young age, it was only a matter of time before Michal Karcz would combine both techniques with digital art. His gorgeous images of parallel universes are breathtaking and mind-bending. The Polish artist has a knack for transporting viewers to landscapes that don’t actually exist outside of his imagination. But he does it in […]

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Unlikely hybrid animals

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Wednesday 29 May 2013

Remember these weird hybrid animals by Gyyp? We’ve found more of these mind-bending chimeras online, thanks to Reddit member Arne Olav’s irreverent mashups of animals, such as a killer whale penguin, hare mare and bulldog falcon.

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Surreal images made from elaborate sets by Sandy Skoglund

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By Angela Sofo in New Art on Friday 17 May 2013

What would you do if you woke up and your whole bedroom has become an aquarium? And what would you think if, while you’re watching a movie with your partner, you suddenly found yourself surrounded by squirrels? Decades before Photoshop was available, American photographer and installation artist Sandy Skoglund started creating surreal images by building […]

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Classic paintings modernized with celebrity faces

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By Annie Churdar in New Art on Wednesday 15 May 2013

Do you have trouble making yourself appreciate classic art? Then these photoshopped paintings of modern celebrities are a great way to slowly ease yourself into something more classy. Wether we’ll admit it or not, most of us enjoy a good gossip magazine. So why not convince yourself that classic art is just as entertaining. Flip through […]

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