The telegraph.co.uk site has a great article on doctored photos on their site featuring 20 great examples.
I remember doing a presentation on this topic in college. The research was incredibly hard. This was before Google, so most references I used were found after hours and hours of searching. The presentation was for a Journalism Ethics class and featured examples of altered news photos and discussed the impact they could have on the media.
I was pretty proud of the results. Wish I could find a copy of it somewhere. Itâ€™s one of the few things I did in college that Iâ€™ve not run across since graduating.
Pixeloo has done it again. Check out the “real” version of Jessica Rabbit. Not as creepy looking as Mario or Homer. Amazing level of Photoshop skill on display. Be sure to visit the site to see the full version.
If you’ve not been reading Photoshop Disasters, you’re really missing out. Sometimes the examples are subtle and sometimes they’re like the one above. So obvious and funny it’s scary. It looks like a live action cartoon image and the Photoshop Disasters caption is perfect:
Why do I get the feeling she’s about to devour her friend?
Real Homer scares me.
Pixeloo has created a real Homer Simpson by manipulating real photographs. The results are scary. Visit the site for a larger version and check out Real Mario as well.