Tag Archives: photoshop

NOM Busted Again For Fake Photo

JMG reader Gary points out the above photoshop fakery seen yesterday on NOM’s Facebook page. You may recall that NOM has been busted for faking massive crowds in the past, perhaps most notably when they used an image from an Obama rally in St. Louis in a post which implied that tens of thousands attended an anti-gay rally in New …

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After it happened to him, Georgia state Rep. Earnest Smith decided to try and make it illegal to harass somebody by photoshopping their face into porn scenes.   Earnest Smith has a problem: he doesn’t take too kindly to images with his head Photoshopped onto the bodies of male porn stars, and he’s introduced a bill to ban the practice. “Everyone …

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Photoshop Of The Day

I almost passed on posting this Photoshop job on what is alleged to be a page from Mitt Romney’s high school yearbook. But since so many of Vanity Fair’s readers are willing to believe that it’s real, that alone is an indictment of what people think about Romney’s character.

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AMA Denounces Photoshop

The American Medical Association says that image manipulation programs like Photoshop are helping push young women into eating disorders. The use of photo retouching doesn’t just make for unrealistic images – it can also be bad for your health. The American Medical Association has taken a stand against the Photoshopping of images since “such alterations can contribute to unrealistic expectations …

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Photoshop Of The Day

Jezebel reports: Ultra Orthodox Hasidic newspaper Der Tzitung is telling its readers like it isn’t- by editing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton from the now-iconic Bin Laden raid Situation Room photo. Oy vey. The religious paper never publishes pictures of women, as they could be considered “sexually suggestive.” Apparently the presence of a woman, any woman, being all womanly and …

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Photoshop Of The Day

Pretty On The Outside has some fun with disgraced GOP Rep. Christopher Lee by reimagining him as a hairy bear. I’d totally hit it. (Via – Boy Culture)

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Red Meat

Vanity Fair has some photoshop fun with leading wingnuts in their Red Meat: Vanity Fair’s Official Republican Beefcake Calendar. Stand by for the teabagger backlash. (Tipped by Wayne @ World Of Wonder)

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Birther Birthplace Billboard Busted

World Net Daily was forced to admit that the infamous “Birthplace of Barack Obama” sign in Kenya is a photoshopped hoax when the man who took the original photo of the sign (which is actually in Oman) came forward. The best part is what the Arabic script on the faked sign really says. Caleb Payne, a former Arabic linguist for …

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FBI Photoshop Fail

When the FBI passed around their “computer-aged” photo of Osama Bin Laden a few days ago, a Spanish politician recognized Osama’s hairstyle. Gaspar Llamazares said he would no longer feel safe travelling to the US after his hair and parts of his face appeared on a most-wanted poster. He said the use of a real person for the mocked-up image …

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Subway Stalker

JMG reader Clint in Boston took my photo of the Astor Place subway entrance and did some Photoshoppery magic, including popping me into the picture. It’s like an artist’s rendition of a future subway stop with a stalkery old dude added for local color. Love it.

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More On Aretha’s Hat

It cracked me up yesterday to watch my post about Aretha’s hat become one of the most searched items in almost five years on writing JMG. Aside from zillions of Google hits, the post was top ranked over on BuzzFeed’s viral videos chart, where readers went into a photoshopping frenzy. My favorites are my SF pal Ggreg Taylor’s creation below …

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