Skip to comments.Twenty Years of Photoshop: What's Real and What's Not?
Posted on 03/06/2010 12:46:59 PM PST by AJKauf
Such is the nature of how we see photographs in the age of Photoshop. Thanks to Adobe and the four employees who created the piece of software, we are able to become digital artists in almost no time flat; because of this amazing democratization of technology, though, almost nothing we see on the internet is trustworthy. From a skinnier Kardashian to a prescient preview of what Brett Favre would look like in a Viking uniform, anythings possible....
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And before that the fake moon landing filmed in Burbank.
Naw. It was in my backyard. All done with miniatures. Not bad for ‘69, eh?
I still wonder if there was a photograph of little boy Clinton shaking hands with JFK. Maybe he met him. Maybe he was there. But did someone take a picture? I don’t think so. That was probably photoshopped to give the impression that JFK was endorsing little Billy.
“From a skinnier Kardashian...”
Why on earth would that be necessary? She looks just fine.
I “photoshopped” that application into what it appears to have become about 20 years ago. It was so easy with some simple vi macros.
LOL that one is hilarious.
And, praytell, what song is Oswald singing in this “picture.”
“Yoko Ono’s Greatest Hits”...
I’ve been using Photoshop for about 12 years and consider it the most powerful piece of software ever created. I’m pretty literate when it comes to Photoshop and yet I realize that I probably only understand or use about 10% of it. Kudos to Adobe. It really is the best there is.
Everybody knows the fake moon landing was in Houston.
I took a college extension course in the CS3 basics just to get started but there are thousands of tutorials out there for free online and they’re just as good.
Anybody remember Aldus Photostyler? (A worthy predecessor to Photoshop)
For most people, the free open source program “Gimp” has more photo-editing capabilities than they will ever need.
You’ll never understand all of Photoshop. I’ve been using it for about 15 years, some of that professionally. Any time I get within maybe 50% they come out with a new version, more features. I stopped a few versions ago because honestly, it already did far more than what I needed.
Ha ha ha runaway bride, classic.
No, that one is real. I was watching when it happened. The cop was playing, “Ruby, Ruby” by Dion and the Belmonts. You can see the shadow of one their music stands on the wall.
"Knock, Knock, Knockin' on Heaven's Door?"
It is still my favorite.
It had one great feature that PS doesn't have, the ability to rotate an image based on a straight line in the image itself. You can do it with PS, but the old Photostyler had the easiest way to do.
I still use an old version of PS, something like 5.0 or 6.0. Just couldn't find enough in the newer ones to warrant mastering a new learning curve with every iteration of it.
Thanks for memories!
Use the ruler.
Drag the line along the edge you want to rotate.
I love the guy with the beer during Katrina and the guy on the roof with the plane coming at him. Also, jihd guy. I forgot what we named them.
LOL! That made me smile!
That one is not photoshopped. It is real.
Thanks for posting that picture!
Hey, me too. I statred with Photoshop 2. Remember that one? They had the best clone tool ever!! There has never been any other clone tool to rival that one. It also had an automatic page curl that the new ones don't have. Oh, well, we have Content-Aware Scale.
And thank you US military for providing the real photographs of real dead guys.
islamic rage boy.
Same here ... PhotoShop has not evolved gracefully, that's for sure. Especially with regard to the way that gradients are done. :(
Yeah! That’s it! Thanks a lot. :-)!!
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