Yes. Good ole Photoshop.
It’s one of my all time favourite image manipulation software where bloggers may photoshop away the following imperfections before pictures are posted online.
- Double chin
- A cup breasts
- Gap tooth
- Cold sores
- Sore throat
- Swine flu
Not many people know Photoshop is fast approaching it’s 25th anniversary. Originally started in the basement of a greasy haired geek called Thomas Knoll with his brother, John Knoll, it has now become a multi-trillion dollar business. I honestly think that all the magazines in the world will cease publications if Photoshop wasn’t available. Who will be there to doctor all the model’s skin to make it look all dewy and shiny? Who will digitally shave of 100 pounds off an elephantine woman? Microsoft’s Paint? HAH!
If Leonardo had Photoshop who knows what he would have done to the Mona Lisa? (source)
So in light of this, i told myself to use Photoshop and perform the same miracle with my amateur skills. My challenge was to create a campaign ad worthy of a fashion giant from pictures of old people.
I present to you the latest in eye-wear standards to give you that distinguished I’ve-made-it-in-life look…
D&G Heritage collection (arriving in Summer ’10)
I think it’s ingenious considering i started off with this:
As a side-by-side comparison:
Once again, i would like to proclaim my undying love for Photoshop. Thank you Jesus.