Pam Dave Zaring paid a professional photographer $250 to capture and retouch family photos, but what she got back? These terrible images, which were posted to Facebook, and then promptly went viral. "Ok. This is NOT a joke. She said the shadows were really bad on the beautiful, clear, sunny day and that her professor never taught her to retouch photos. I literally have not laughed this hard in YEARS," said Zaring. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
If Adobe made a computer keyboard specifically for its software suite, like Adobe After Effects (used in the video above), this is what it might look like. Simply put, it's designed to make switching between programs quick and easy, complete with LEDs, a small display that shows what tool is currently being used, a jog wheel of sorts, and more. Continue reading for additional pictures.
Photographer Conor Nickerson from Montreal, Canada reveals his new series, one in which he digitally inserts himself into childhood photos taken from 1997-2005, thus traveling back in time. "While looking through some old family photos, I wondered what it would it look like if tried to photoshop myself today into them. I gathered all the old hats and t-shirts that I could find and did my best to put myself into childhood moments which, aside from these photos, remain only a distant memory. It involved a lot of blurring, sharpening, and noise to try to get it to look like an older photo," said Nickerson. Continue reading for more.
Digital artist Jane Long wanted to bring 19th century statues to life, so she colorized them in Photoshop, starting with "Hebe" above. "The original images of the statues were shot at Ballarat Botanical Gardens in Victoria a couple of years ago. All but one are a part of the same series of statues by Charles Summer, purchased with bequest funds from James Russell Thompson in 1888. The odd one out is Hebe, which is part of the Stoddard Collection," said Long. Continue reading to see more.
Average Rob, whose real name is Robert Van Impe, is back at it again, and continues to digitally insert himself into celebrity photos, starting with the Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds image above. This Belgium-based digital artist isn't just a comedian, as he holds a Master's degree in Advertising and Marketing from Coventry University. By trade, he's a journalist for a Belgian comedy magazine Humo. Continue reading to see more. Click here for a few bonus images.
Chile-based digital artist Fernanda Suarez spent months creating modern day portraits of the most popular Disney princesses, starting with Snow White back in July. "They probably post selfies with their 'princes' on Instagram and all agree that NAKED2 is the best eyeshadow palette. Oh yeah, they probably also campaign non-stop on social media for the equal rights of dwarfs, marine wildlife, and big cat conservation," said Bored Panda. Continue reading for more.
The car is technically still in development, but Peisert Design has already redesigned the upcoming Mercedes-AMG Project One hypercar. It now boasts a new bumper with a protruding nose, headlights integrated directly into the massive grille, additional air vents on the hood and new openings ahead of the rear wheels. Continue reading for another video, picture and more information.
Artist Luisa Azevedo has always been fascinated by the arts, but at the age of 15, Instagram was discovered, and then Photoshop. Since the first image Luisa edited on Photoshop was published in March, 2015, the rest has been history. "Every day I try to improve my skills and attempt new concepts. I found in photo manipulation a daily challenge to deconstruct and reconstruct my own reality which I post on my Instagram account," said the artist. Continue reading for more pictures. Click here for a few bonus images.
Photoshop guru "Kanahoooo" on Chinese social media website Weibo specializes in enhancing random profile photos. Her work is so incredible that she's amassed 430,000 followers, and the goal is to make people look "shiny," or in other words, far different from their original photos. "Don't believe the perfect thing you see online. If you want to find out about somebody, then see them in real life," said Kanahoooo. Click here for a few bonus images.
Sure, some Adobe After Effects and Photoshop was used to create the mind-bending illusions, but for the most part, all of these 3D drawings were handcrafted by Visoth Kakvei from Cambodia, who has a following of 800,000 on Instagram. The 27-year-old graphic designer spends on average 3-6 hours freehand to complete a drawing, without the digital effects. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information. Click here for a few bonus drawings.