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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Flóra Borsi has photoshopped herself into history

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By Annie Churdar in New Art on Wednesday 1 May 2013

You can’t change the past. Or can you? Photoshop wizard Flóra Borsi has been doing for a while. Using humour and quick wit, the 19 year-old Hungarian artist puts a spin on famous black and white photographs. What would happen if Elvis Presley’s fans all had cell phones at his concerts? Well, take a look at Borsi […]

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Weird animal combinations by Gyyp

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By Sublime Silence in New Trends on Tuesday 23 April 2013

Artist Gyyp likes to blend different species. That’s it. He uses all his Photoshop skills to create unexpected combinations like Slawk, Killer Penguin, Heagle and so on. Some species are actually cute, like the Guinea Bear. But most of his stuff is just plain weird.

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You are what you eat, literally

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By Kat Heap in New Design on Friday 18 January 2013

I was made aware of Jeremy Wong’s playful approach to Life Buoy Soap’s You Eat What You Touch advertising campaign recently. The pug loaf in particular made me smile. His other work is definitely worth a look, too.

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Photoshop in real life

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By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Thursday 3 January 2013

Budapest-based photographer Flora Borsi wondered what Photoshop would look like in real life, so she made a bunch of manipulated photos — what else? — parodying photoediting tweaks such as the patch tool and hue/saturation presets. These are way fun.

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Photoshop generated creatures by Dave Rapoza

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By Ben Winfield in New Illustration on Friday 23 November 2012

Nothing I say can do this man justice. One literally has to see his work to experience its true awesomeness. Created entirely in Photoshop, Rapoza’s digital illustrations portray creatures of all shapes and sizes, lit so amazingly that you are almost convinced that they are going to climb out the screen, punch you in the stomach, and rip your guts out. His work is truly inspirational.

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Birds with Arms

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By Keith Greiman in Cool Websites on Friday 1 June 2012

Sometimes the dumbest idea is the best idea. Case in point Birdswitharms. This is photoshop at its most inspiring. It is simply tons of photos of birds doctored up to have human arms. I will forever hate myself for not thinking of this first. Thankfully though, somebody else did.

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Photos of fireflies by Tsuneaki Hiramatsu

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By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Saturday 12 May 2012

Japanese hobby photographer Tsuneaki Hiramatsu used time-lapse photography techniques to take numerous continuous long-exposure shots of fireflies at night in southern Okayama, and merged these shots afterwards in Photoshop. Now, if these pictures were taken over three years between 2008-2011, and the average lifespan of fireflies is a few weeks, we must be looking at several generations of fireflies in these images.

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