Photoshop

Designers, Can You Solve the Mystery Hidden Inside This Photoshop File?

Adobe and Edelman San Francisco had a surprise hit last Halloween with their "Photoshop Murder Mystery"—a crime hidden inside a Photoshop document, which designers could solve by sifting through the layers for clues. (The campaign won two Cannes Lions in PR, among other awards.) Now, Adobe is back—and heading to space—with an encore.

Victoria’s Secret Ignored the Anger Over This Photo, So a Facebook Fan Fixed It (NSFW)

Is Victoria's Secret now trolling its Facebook fans with intentional Photoshop fails? Some seem to think so, after the lingerie brand posted a photo of a model who has clearly suffered the digital removal of a butt cheek. Eyebrows were particularly raised in this situation after VS captioned the photo: "Truly. Madly. Cheeky." Note: The photo is mildly NSFW.

Fascinating Time-Lapse Videos Show How High-Fashion Retouching Is Really Done

It's become conventional wisdom that Photoshopping of models creates an impossible standard of beauty. But one retoucher seems inclined to vindicate the process somewhat by peeling back the curtain on what really goes into it.

These Photoshop Experts Are Good, but How Good Are They in Photoshop 1.0?

Today's Photoshop sorcerers can do practically anything to an image, but do their powers extend all the way back to the software's original release?

Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce Star Talks About Her Show’s Controversial Ads

Specs Who Lisa Edelstein Age 48 Claim to fame Stars as Abby on the Bravo series Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce Base Los Angeles

Watch This Design Wiz Make an Epic ’80s Neon Laser Horse Step by Step in Photoshop

Everyone loves a good how-to. We were mesmerized by Aaron Draplin's sick design skills a few months ago. And now video tutorial site Lynda presents another killer demo.  To celebrate Photoshop's 25th anniversary, the site has been rolling out some interesting vignettes of artists and designers using its platform to make cool stuff. In the video below, we watch James White create a rad '80s-inspired neon laser horse from scratch, and it's pretty cool. It's part of his "Overdrive" series and an impressive larger body of design and illustration work.

Justin Bieber Claims Untouched Calvin Klein Photo Is Fake

Justin Bieber sure made a lot of noise on the Internet this week.

When This Lingerie Brand Stopped Photoshopping Models, Sales Shot Up 9%

Aerie's bold decision to ditch Photoshop and other retouching tools in its lingerie ads may be paying off in more than just good karma and public approval.

ModCloth Signs Pledge to Avoid Retouching Photos of its Models

Ever wish advertisers would just admit when they've airbrushed their models? Online retailer ModCloth promised to do so when it became the first retailer to sign the "Heroes Pledge for Advertisers."

The Debate With Controversial Magazine Covers Is Alive and Well

In the past four months, there’s been a barrage of magazine cover controversies. Kate Winslet, Lady Gaga and Kerry Washington were seen as being overly airbrushed by Vogue, Glamour and Lucky, respectively.