Photoshop Fails Page 1
Photo editors have been known to harbor vendettas against models’ limbs. Sometimes they’ll haphazardly gouge parts out of thighs, sometimes they’ll amputate them entirely, and sometimes they’ll take a shoulder and move it somewhere it doesn’t belong. But was Moda Operandi’s Adobe whiz overzealous with the eraser tool on this particular image? You be the judge.
Unless this model is actually an alien and doesn’t have a belly button, she’s the latest victim of Photoshop gone wrong. Sigh, when will art directors learn?
No one was safe from the Photoshop monster this year — not celebs, not models, not Kate Middleton, certainly not the Kardashians, and bizarrely, not even animals.
Joan Smalls may be in possession of an incredibly enviable leg-length to hip-width ratio, but that didn’t stop Gucci from doing some incredibly ill-advised post-production work on her stems in this otherwise gorgeous ad.
It’s always surprising to see Photoshop fails on magazine covers — it’s almost as if the editors don’t take a step back and really look at them. The latest questionable cut, unfortunately, is Kylie Minogue on the January cover of Elle UK. Let’s take a look.
Sometimes Photoshop fails are offensive, like when a company hacks away at an already-skinny model’s waist, whittles their leg into a veritable twig, digitally removes their entire ribcage, or excises every last woman from their catalog. Other times, however, they’re just plain funny, like with this picture from J. Crew‘s e-commerce website, which ostensibly shows off the label’s casual chic Jackie cardigan.
We’ve pretty much seen it all when it comes to models being Photoshopped into oblivion. But this time it wasn’t a human that was completely botched by the PS monster. Because the photo editors over at American Apparel wanted to shake things up, this time they mutilated a horse.
And yet another model Victoria’s Secret model gets maimed by Photoshop!
Well, this is awkward. After the blogosphere ooh’d and ahh’d over Karlie Kloss‘ banging body in her latest, semi-nude Numéro shoot, it turns out the glossy’s art department didn’t feel quite the same way. Today, the version of the spread that will appear in the magazine itself has been released, and unlike the one that came from photographer Greg Kadel‘s studio yesterday, Kloss’ ribs and sternum have been smoothed entirely out of a shot.
The ad for America’s Next Top Model: College Edition is out, and it’s pretty bad. In fact, it features three major FAILS.
Now we understand why women fawn over Vera Wang‘s gowns — the effects are simply unbelievable.
From pinup portraits to political photo ops, airbrushing has been around forever. But despite excessive evidence to the contrary, we never cease to be surprised by the willy-nilly way it’s overused. And now it turns out that even the ever flawless Audrey Hepburn once fell victim to its revisionist charms.
And just when we thought we were going to make it through an entire week without seeing any missing limbs or whittled torsos, comes this H&M product shot featuring the soon to be infamous Model Without A Face.
Sometimes Photoshop does some really heinous things to people’s bodies. Sometimes it’s good for a smug eyeroll/giggle combo. This is one of those times! Behold: Urban Outfitters can help you defy the laws of physics!
We write about Photoshop ridiculousness all the time, but this instance is a little different. A orthodox Hasidic newspaper called Der Tzitung has wiped Secy. of State Hillary Clinton and Counterterrorism Director Audrey Tomason out of the now-famous photo of US government officials watching the raid on Osama bin Laden‘s Pakistani compound, following its editorial policy never to print pictures of women.
Most models have really long legs. This is a fact, nay, requirement of the job. So when a model talks about having mile-long legs, you kind of want to roll your eyes and ask if she has two arms, a nose, and a belly button, too. But in Natalie Keyser’s case, the 18-year-old model featured in today’s edition of WWD’s Model Call, her legs are so long, they don’t even need to be photoshopped! No, really! Her words, not ours.
Victoria’s Secret doesn’t have a particularly good track record when it comes to retouching their e-commerce models. First there was the case of the disappearing thigh, and now there’s the attack of the killer shoulder.