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This is How an Amazing Photoshop Job Turns Dozens of Pictures into One Magical Image

Image compositing is a common practice in digital art and advertising. But often the crazy extent of it is completely invisible. Like the image above, which is made of a few dozen separate pictures. This GIF--posted to Reddit--peels back the layers of one meticulously crafted scene. Read More >>

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This Music Video Shows an Unreal Amount of Retouching in Real Time

Deep down we all know that every photo, everything we see on TV, and every movie that hits the silver screen has been digitally retouched to some extent. Most of the time those enhancements are kept secret, but directors Bálint Nagy and Nándor Lőrincz have put them front and centre in their video for Boggie's Nouveau Parfum. Read More >>

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It’s Amazing How Much Retouching Goes Into Even a Rolex Photo

We know how extreme photo retouching can get when human bodies are the focus. But what about when the subject is an inanimate object? This time-lapse shows the insane levels of doting that go into make a Rolex watch look its absolute best. Read More >>

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How Photographers Retouched Pictures Before Photoshop

Since Adobe Photoshop was launched in 1989 photographers have had it easy, being able to tweak images to their heart's content without getting their hands dirty. But it wasn't always like that. Read More >>