Tag: photoshop

Nostalgia cure: this is how fast Photoshop was 20 years ago

Dear photography friends, In case you are getting irritated by the slowness of Lightroom or Photoshop while editing 30MP+ files and in case you are thinking, that everything was better in the old days, I recommend that you watch the following Apple demo, which took place during Macworld Expo 1997. In the course of said ...

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A somewhat different kind of hobby for father and son

Adrian Sommeling and his son practice a hobby of a special kind. For many years Adrian has been working in the marketing industry. According to his own statement, he’s cooperated for many national and international campaigns. For some months he’s been focusing on more personal sorts of projects. These projects combine his profession with photography ...

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Zack Seckler makes you ready for summer and laugh out loud

By chance I happened to come across and got stuck with Zack Seckler . Seckler’s got humor, a lot of humor. You can notice this at first sight. And he’s got an extraordinary image style. His photos express something bizarre, something fantastic. And the colors are creamy like ice cream. What I find particularly fascinating ...

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RAW format for Photoshop Lightroom on the iPhone

Just before launching the new iPhone 7 Apple has released the new iOS 10 operating system. There were some problems with the first distribution but by now iOS 10 will have reached countless devices. Adobe took advantage of some innovative features and considerably improved Photoshop Lightroom for iOS with a new update. That’s why from ...

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Real or photoshopped? :-)

Like many other bloggers I did not even realize that Adobe – in celebration of the 25th birthday of Photoshop – has already published a rather amusing “Real or Photoshop” test on their website. At first glance, the challenge seems rather easy: there are 25 pictures and one has to guess whether they are authentic ...

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Beauty Retouch before Photoshop: an Example from the 1930ies

In my opinion, beauty retouch getting out of hand is rightly being criticized. It distorts our perception of beauty and has a very bad influence particularly on the self-esteem of younger people. What I find irritating in this context, however, is this close relation of beauty retouch with Adobe’s image editing program Photoshop. There is ...

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The first photoshopped photo

Are you familiar with the photo embedded below? It’s titled “Jennifer in Paradise” and is deemed to be the first photoshopped photo in the world. John Knoll, one of the photoshop programmers captured it 1987 when he was taking a vacation on Bora Bora with his girlfriend Jennifer. Shortly after he proposed to her. One ...

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Tip: How far may image editing go?

I found a very interesting article today on kwerfeldein.de (german): "Where does image editing begin and where does it end?" The entire editorial team discusses the boundaries of image editing, the point at which harmless retouching turns into manipulation. In a time where we build our opinions from photos or assume them for certain ideals ...