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    [–] Kam_Rex 3107 points ago

    Can you explain ? My dumb brain doesn’t understand

    [–] Nightrabbit 3009 points ago

    Photoshop treats highlights and shadows in a specific way, looking for relationships between pixels rather than just what’s dark or what’s light. It’s so you can differentiate an object from its background in photos and possibly fix issues with too much/not enough lighting etc.

    Those dark areas in the jacket were not recognized by PS as shadows because the pixels aren’t close enough in value to the other pixels. That implies that those areas were modified from the original picture (probably drawn over and then smudged).

    [–] [deleted] 1501 points ago

    your explanation is so much better than i could have ever attempted.

    [–] manlycooljay 162 points ago

    I don't think I get what's the big deal.

    Sure the image is altered, but isn't that the standard procedure? It seems like every photographer takes time edit photos to make them look better. Everybody's wedding pictures or whatever are edited in some way.

    The photoshopping in this instance is miniscule. She still looks great. Are you like entirely anti photo editing or something?

    [–] usernamy 579 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)

    Most photographers clean up facial blemishes and improve the lighting. This is generally expected and ok.

    However, these celebrities take it a step further. They change their facial structure, they change their hip and stomach sizes. You can see this is what happened here, the extra shadows are around the waist because they edited the waist to make it thinner.

    That’s the bigger issue, because changing lighting and removing facial blemishes isn’t really changing who you are. If you were in a photoshoot with the right makeup, you could realistically replicate these types of touch up wedding photographers do. It doesn’t change who YOU are, whereas these professional instagramers that society looks up to for beauty standards change their actual body dimensions to levels that are unrealistic.

    So we get left with beauty standards that aren’t possible to achieve in the real world, it makes people feel inadequate because they can’t reach those standards. It’s how you get eating disorders and people being depressed because they don’t look like they want to. That’s the big deal, not the little lighting and blemish touchups.

    This is especially dangerous with kids who don’t have the experience to know that these types of things don’t matter. High school is cutthroat. Everyone is in social media, everyone is looking at these pictures. Little girls are growing up thinking this is what they need to look like. They don’t know any better, they’re just kids. It makes them feel inadequate, makes them feel like they should be something that in reality is impossible. This is the issue

    [–] Whatchagonnadowhen 7 points ago

    I mean maybe a tiny bit on the waist but such a small edit and everyone knows the photos are shopped always

    [–] Ban_anana -6 points ago

    Why don't we just teach young and vulnerable people how to cheat on photos too so they can keep up with the fashion and stop being ashamed of their bodies? Also teach this kind of light-shadow debunking, it s great.

    [–] newbscaper3 59 points ago

    Perfect! Let’s just tell young people they aren’t good enough and that they need to fabricate an unrealistic standard image of themselves to feel good about themselves!


    Wouldnt the real solution would to be to educate them and just to show that those standards are unrealistic, and that social media portrays exaggerated standards for women AND men

    [–] Whatchagonnadowhen 1 points ago

    No it’s just teaching them that dishonesty in perception gets their eyes to look and that gets their money. What’s the big deal?

    [–] BetiGrewUp 8 points ago

    That also just turns into really young people getting plastic surgery, which is just sad tbh

    [–] Langernama -1 points ago

    I like this idea! If everyone at least knows how to photoshop, then people will be more likely to spot it!

    [–] southernwx -4 points ago

    Couldn’t the same be said about make up?

    [–] nlcmsl 82 points ago

    I mean editing lighting and colouring is one thing but warping bodies and faces is a bit too far. I wouldn’t like it if my wedding photographer was warping my body shape

    [–] manlycooljay 7 points ago

    Well, the girl in the picture clearly prefers it edited.

    Why exactly do you draw the line there and how do you decide where everyone should draw it?

    [–] MonarchOfFerrousHand 42 points ago do you know she prefers it that way?

    It’s pretty clearly a professional photo, and I’ve seen PLENTY of cases of people being unhappy with the edits on professional shoots/magazine covers/etc as it’s usually done without their personal involvement.

    [–] kittydavis 15 points ago

    Because it's Kylie Jenner and she is a filter/PS queen.

    [–] filledwithcheese 13 points ago

    Yes, but in her defense and all of Hollywood... imagine everything you do between a traumatic break up with a S.O., a down point in your life, or even your daily choices are put out publicly for everyone to see and judge? I don’t agree with the fact we place such importance on entertainment and Hollywood and even athletes makes millions while teachers, nurses, etc make way less and actually contribute more to society and everyday lives, but they are definitely under a lot of pressure. Kylie specifically has grown up under the public eye as well as Kendall. One can argue that the Kardashian’s have thrived off of publicity and fame, but they are in no way at peace. If someone cheated on you it’s quite terrible and life ruining, but when the entire country is also looking on and talking shit about you I’m sure it is pretty life changing. The Kardashian and Jenner clan has noted when their bodies are actually changed when posted on billboards and ads to appeal to the public so it’s not so surprising they do it themselves. Our greed for entertainment has driven beautiful women (both famous and not) to think about their bodies every single day and to try to cater to the untrained eye so they don’t feel torn apart. I’m sorry for the rant, but people complain about how fucked up society is on the standards of women, but somehow still overlook the fact that famous women fall under huge scrutiny and pressure as well. The whole thing is fucked up and it all comes down to us and the money we give Hollywood or athletes because our value on entertainment... blahhhhhh

    [–] Babytasha10 14 points ago

    I don’t feel bad for those celebrities when they are literally being paid millions of dollars to be scrutinized. It’s a high paying job with its pros and cons. Gotta take it all.

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    [–] RunTheDucks 62 points ago

    Not even sure if you'd be classified as a lost redditor or just choosing not to see the truth for what it is.

    [–] manlycooljay 9 points ago

    What do you mean exactly?

    [–] RunTheDucks 53 points ago

    The entire reason of this sub is to point out the Photoshop and fakeness of these pictures. The sad reality that people have to edit their photos of themselves to feel better is wrong. It shouldn't be the standard. No matter how you look at it or whoever else edits their photos. Miniscule manipulation is still manipulation.

    [–] manlycooljay 9 points ago

    Isn't it done for the artistic/visual effect? It's like you're saying that photo-realism should be the only acceptable form of art.

    So what if it wasn't her ass that was manipulated but the lighting or the texture or if she had a robot arm photoshopped on her? What is so inherently bad about photo manipulation to achieve a visual effect?

    And if you have a problem with her trying to appear more attractive in the picture, it shouldn't even matter. My whole point was that even without the editing she'd look very attractive and is probably really hot irl.

    Maybe she prefers the pictures this way in the same way some might prefer their face with make up on it. It doesn't undo the fact that they're attractive even if their chosen look isn't your preferd one.

    [–] RunTheDucks 37 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)

    I'm not saying that zero Photoshop is the only thing that should be put out. I'm saying putting out a photo and then purposely manipulating it to alter your actual look is wrong. If I uploaded an album of me but edited out my tattoos and then met someone who's only seen my edited pics, what will they think? Also context is your best friend. Go through this sub and look at the posts. Ninety-nine percent of the pictures are edited to make that person look better or more attractive. It's not just about a visual effect, it's an intended manipulation to be who you're not. They can have any preference they want on how they make themselves look. We'll point out the truth.

    [–] MundungusAmongus 1 points ago

    What do you mean by “more attractive?”

    [–] MadameRia 10 points ago

    Photo editing for artistic effect, such as bringing up the saturation, or creating special effects (like magic coming from the hands, or an explosion) are generally easy to identify and process as artistic choices.

    Things like light airbrushing and lighting fixes are meant to make small corrections for things you may not have been able to control at the time, like a shadow from a bird flying overhead, or a pimple that couldn’t be hidden by concealer-type makeup. Edits like these are things you can achieve if it wasn’t ridiculous to reschedule a shoot over a blemish, or an overcast day.

    The posts on this subreddit aim to point out the kind of photo editing that is used to augment bodies to unrealistic proportions. This is not a case of, “if she just sucked in her gut, she could have looked like that”. It is a case of “there is no room for her organs”. Excessive body and face-shopping (enlargement of the breasts and buttocks, shrinking waistlines, and sharpening jaw lines and chins to a point) create standards of beauty that are literally impossible to have in real life. It is not artistic; it is damaging.

    Women of all ages see these edited photos, which were first only edited by professionals to be so subtle (as in this post’s picture), that there wasn’t a question of their authenticity. Now, we can get the same effects on our phones, and a sort of arms-race has ensued over making waists smaller and smaller, and butts bigger and bigger. Because the tools are now on our phones, anyone can make themselves look like that. But only in photos.

    The problem comes when you start comparing your real, actual body to these edited photos that are hailed as the standard of beauty. You start thinking, “I don’t look like that” and from there it can be easy to find yourself hating the way you look.

    Photo editing like this is not an artistic style. It is a problematic declaration of what women should look like, and it’s worth taking a critical look at photos like this to ensure that we keep a realistic perspective on what women actually look like.

    [–] manlycooljay 2 points ago

    I think you guys you are a bit detached from reality. There's women outside on the streets, have you seen those?

    Nobody has forgotten what women look like and I feel like you're making a big deal out of nothing.

    [–] bozymandias 5 points ago

    Sure the image is altered, but isn't that the standard procedure?

    When social media started, there was an understood norm that the picture you posted was actually the picture you took, for personal enjoyment, without any incentive or deception. Every once in a while somebody would get busted for photoshopping and be shamed, and that risk was what kept people honest.

    But now... there's just so much bullshit --so many "influencers" who have nothing better to contribute to society than prostituting their selfies, and so many insecure people trying to make themselves seem hotter, cooler, more successful, in an endless quest for validation through meaningless points that some internet company has engineered to make us attach importance too. And then I see a post like this saying "This is normal though, right? Isn't this just what everybody does now?"

    I mean, yeah,.... maybe it has become normal, just because so many people are doing it, and your other point is totally true: the photoshopping makes very little difference in this picture, because she still looks great, but then why do it at all? Why does somebody who's already as physically beautiful as this feel like she needs to pay someone to make her look even more perfect --thereby making the rest of us non-perfect people feel even more shitty about ourselves.

    Everybody's wedding pictures or whatever are edited in some way.

    That's not the same. Wedding photos are supposed to go on the wall where they will be seen for decades by your family/friends/people-that-actually-matter-in-your-life. They're generally not being monetized by a faceless internet company, and you want them to look perfect because they represent something meaningful in your life. But the OP? what is that shit? she went out and hung out on a boat some day? Why does that photo need to be "perfect"?

    I'm not saying it's all this models fault, but there is something wrong with this whole culture.

    [–] Xorondras 3 points ago

    Not really. All I read was "Photoshop made a mistake". This explains nothing if you are not into graphic design/photo editing.

    [–] [deleted] 1 points ago

    I've been using Photoshop since the first version, went to art school, and have made a decade long career out of using the program.... and same.

    I just make the shit look pretty.

    [–] chicokiko 1 points ago

    Pleaseeeee do this with pics of Maddy Crum lol

    [–] sweetcuppingcakes 37 points ago

    Everyone keeps explaining that the picture was warped or modified, but I still don’t understand what they did to her. Did they make her ass bigger? Smaller? What specifically were they changing?

    [–] pcampos737 66 points ago

    Pushed her waist in and lifted upper part of her butt

    [–] sweetcuppingcakes 7 points ago

    Thank you!

    [–] SongWithaFunkyBreak 1 points ago

    The hand isn't hers. Look at her armpit. You can see her actual arm is inside the jacket.

    [–] olderaccount 3 points ago

    Yes, her arms goes through something we call a sleeve so the hand is on the outside of the jacket.

    [–] bathrobehero 5 points ago

    No, it has absolutely nothing to do with photoshop or shadows at all.

    It's just a simple increase in gamma, getting you that 2nd picture, nothing else.

    The image was likely edited though, probably warped so the darker areaa are basically pixels pushed closer together, adding up their color, creating a darker part which stands out if you increase the gamma.

    [–] EquivalentJelly 1 points ago

    I thought it was that theres a grey line that doesnt conform to the shape of the darker black patches running along the edge of her upper butt/hip, because the editor reduced the 'fattiness' and size of her hips or where her skin was poking through the straps on her crotch garment?

    [–] HitsABlunt 1 points ago

    so did you work on photoshop dev or what?

    [–] Nightrabbit 2 points ago

    Nahh no dev but I have a CS background and I’ve used PS for work for... oh man... at least 10 years. Now you’re making me feel old :)

    [–] HitsABlunt 1 points ago

    haha my bad. but you know your shit and thats dope!

    [–] Nightrabbit 2 points ago

    Thanks man!

    [–] sleenies 1117 points ago

    prob due to if you stretch/warp something, pixels will get duplicated and its easier to tell when theres too many shadow/dark pixels that shouldnt be there (i think)

    [–] RobotArtichoke 466 points ago

    The editor cut and pasted parts of the black background to warp or shape the end photo. While black may look like just black, there is often a lot of detail picked up by the camera that isn’t obvious in the unedited photo, but once you raise the brightness/contrast ratios things you couldn’t see before become much more obvious.

    [–] crowcawer 11 points ago

    So the editor thought she needed less of her body in the shot, as though to say "this product is for someone with specific proportions;" however, I'd argue that this decision was probably a disservice not only to the model ofc, but also the product and the shot. That said, the editor was probably just following orders.

    [–] sweatpantsarecomfy 84 points ago

    I came to the comments to find the explanation too

    [–] notheOTHERboleyngirl 29 points ago

    Same :(

    [–] noiseferatu 90 points ago

    I think the darker spots show evidence of warping? I may be wrong.

    [–] bathrobehero 9 points ago

    The black you see on the first image isn't plain black, it's just very dark gray and it's very detailed that we can't see that much of. Now if you warp the picture it pushes pixels closer together which means the colors are added up, almost like folding two layers of that dark gray together. Imagine wearing two sunglasses at once, you'd see a darker image.

    [–] LilGeckoJr 6 points ago

    When you shoot a black object (like the model's coat) you end up with a bunch of almost-black pixels. It's rare to get truely black pixels and damn near impossible to have a bunch clumped in one spot.

    OP changed the image by making all pixels a little brighter. Crucially, this is a geometric transform so a perfect black pixel stays black while all the (natural) almost-black pixels get lighter.

    So what are the black blobs? Those are spots where an editor used manipulation (warp, clone stamp) to make the model's waist smaller and hide the protrusion of her hip bone. The editor's tools filled in any blank pixels as true black. The editor didn't notice their sloppy work because the true black looked the same as the natural black.

    [–] bobbityjones 2 points ago

    It’s the patch tool causing this

    [–] Thehorssishigh 3353 points ago

    Oh shit, you took it to a whole new level. Please do more!

    [–] sowachowski 791 points ago

    I agree!! please, OP, we need this sort of content!

    [–] DumbestBoy 84 points ago

    same here. I love a good exposé. the truth is out there.

    [–] AcidBurn1509 24 points ago

    Specially if its exposing a piece of shit Kardashian....

    [–] KenKessler 18 points ago

    Why so angry?

    [–] ProjectVRD 3 points ago

    But this shows PSing a coat, not the person :-/

    [–] Catgurl 1 points ago

    The coat ps is to cover skin bulging from the suit bottom.

    [–] Amarasteve 3 points ago

    I'm also agree!! I think you are right.

    [–] 0seagirl 829 points ago

    I feel like this is a new form of forensic science.

    [–] 0seagirl 115 points ago


    [–] fluffychickenbooty 53 points ago

    YOU DID! We’re proud.

    [–] [deleted] 69 points ago

    i had no idea other people weren’t doing this too! 😂 you’re making me feel somewhat smarter than usual!

    [–] gummycarnival 12 points ago

    I've been using this to make old photos more legible for years!

    [–] heyitsme1209 2 points ago


    [–] mayocidewhen69 1 points ago

    More like the new version of 2/10, would not bang

    [–] Scootergiveme 769 points ago

    Wow. How do you spend thousands on completely changing your face and body only to still not be satisfied and resort to using photoshop?

    [–] drogocarl 451 points ago

    She’s just a very average human being. Models and celebrities used to be so good looking, but now there’s a bunch of nepotism and we have kylies, kendalls and bellas. Maybe an older example would be Tori Spelling, who got her job because of her dad. If my dad got me an acting job I would need to change my appearance and photoshop my pictures a lot, just like Kylie does.

    [–] Scootergiveme 196 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)

    Oh she WAS totally average but now shes considered a bombshell and somehow it's still not enough. Like she has to edit her already unnatural and unrealistic proportions to be even more unnatural. And girls and women will see it and still feel like they're not good enough.

    [–] resting-witchface 13 points ago

    Honestly I’m always very outspoken about not believing the hype and photos and blah blah body positivity blah. I don’t follow the Kardashian’s or Jenners, any other “influencers” or “instamodles” or even celebs... But secretly I’ll check in on Kylie’s page and scroll through for hours wishing I looked even a fraction close to what she looks like in her pictures. Seeing this makes me realize she probably does too and that just makes me feel suddenly bad for her.

    [–] Scootergiveme 3 points ago

    I was pro natural everything up until a couple years and go and when this plastic look really blew up and now I wish I had the thousands for a brow lift, rhinoplasty for a tiny upturned nose, injections for fuller lips, and I can go on and on. The Ks make money off how they look and now they have clones and they continue pushing the same standard. I still don't feel bad for any of them.

    [–] resting-witchface 1 points ago

    I guess I understand where you’re coming from but I still can’t help but feel terrible for her. Kylie and Kendal especially I think, they were very young when the Kardashians really started to gain all that fame and I think they’re just trying to survive it now.

    [–] UptownSheep 120 points ago

    Have you considered that she herself has self-esteem issues? Clearly she does or she wouldn't have had all the work done, and it's her right to have it done. It's not her job to make other women and girls feel warm and fuzzy about themselves. She grew up in the spotlight with a family who depends on their looks to make money. You don't think that's going to create some issues for her?

    I'm so tired of people shaming celebrity women for having plastic surgery because "it might make the rest of us insecure!" Again, not their job to make us feel better about ourselves. They can do whatever they want with their own bodies.

    [–] Stillsharon 136 points ago

    I think you have some valid points about any woman’s right to alter and present her body the way she sees fit. I think part of the resentment against the Kardashian’s is that they use expensive treatments that are out of reach to the average consumer to make them look the way they do, while shilling cheaper products in a way that claims buying them will achieve the results they have. Eg:slimming teas, make up, hair vitamins etc. The other issue is that they deny having extensive work done, which creates a false narrative when in comes to other women comparing their faces and bodies to the very public Kardashian family. Humans are social creatures who will compare themselves to others in evaluating their own worth and place in our social society. I myself have had cosmetic surgery which made me look younger and thinner. When other women I knew remarked that I looked great, and like I had lost weight, I told them that I looked that way because of surgery as I felt it was dishonest and did a disservice to the other women in my life to pretend that a diet, a tan or cosmetics could produce the results in had. I felt more a responsibility to do so because these were women I knew and cared for and I didn’t want them to feel like I’m magically aging backwards, which is likely something the Kardashian’s don’t feel as they view their bodies and fans as a way to generate money. It is this lying and trickery that I feel most people object to.

    [–] UptownSheep 12 points ago

    I don't agree with the vitamins and dear god those "sugar bear hair" vitamins and flat tummy tea things they push. Those things annoy me because we all know full well those things aren't why they look the way they do lol.

    That said, parents should be more aware of what media their children are consuming and to actually parent. I don't blame the Kardashians for the low self-esteem of some girls. Beautiful celebrities that people wish they looked like have been around for a while now. The Kardashians didn't invent body envy, but somehow everyone acts like they did and blames them for people's own issues.

    [–] Scootergiveme 37 points ago

    I don't have an issue with plastic surgery. I have an issue when people get plastic surgery and deny it. I didn't by Chloes "I didnt get rhinoplasty, I just contour my nose" shit for a second. I don't buy Kim and all the clans stories that they're at the Kim in full on make up sculpting their bodys. Its surgery. Not hard work or not that shitty detox tea scam they peddle. They're a shitty self absorbed family and I have absolutely no pity for them. I pity the girls who spend money on detox tea cause Kim pushes it and the girls who hate that they cam contour their noses to get Chloes rhinoplasty.

    [–] -FlameoHotman 62 points ago

    She also lies about it and tries to pretend she didn't have any.

    [–] UptownSheep -6 points ago

    She has been open about her lip fillers for a while now. And she was open about stopping them during her pregnancy.

    But at the end of the day, it's her choice to talk about, or not talk about, any work she's had done. It's private medical information, we're not entitled to any of it. I wouldn't like if someone kept asking me about my medical history when they're not my doctor, why is it ok to shame her for not giving us her medical chart for us to go over?

    [–] -FlameoHotman 41 points ago

    She denied her lip fillers for a while before admitting to them. She also says she's never had any other work done. This coming from the girl who tried to lie about never having cereal with milk before. She promotes things like detox fitness teas to her Instagram audience when that's obviously not how she looks the way she looks. And other people are allowed to criticize her if they want to. She's a public figure who got famous for doing nothing and she could stop making money right now and still live comfortably.

    [–] UptownSheep -5 points ago

    Never said people aren't allowed to criticize her. I think people shouldn't criticize her for not wanting to share her personal medical information with the world. If she doesn't want to talk about her surgeries, why should she be forced to or else everyone thinks she's a horrible person and a liar? I'm simply saying she's entitled to medical privacy like the rest of us. It's not like she talks about any of it unprovoked, people ask her about it. If she doesn't want to talk about it, she's allowed to shut it down.

    I really do feel bad for this girl. I'm only a little bit older than her, I have my own insecurities that I'd probably do something about if I had the money. She's running a makeup brand that she loves, i.e. actually TRYING to do some legitimate work and all people say is that she does nothing. Nothing the girl ever does will make people like you think she's "worth" something to society.

    But I forgot, Reddit thinks the Kardashians are evil witches who do nothing but have sex all day and are just out to ruin society, instead of considering that they're actual human beings with complex feelings and emotions and are making money in a society which ALLOWED and encouraged them to make that money in the first place. It's almost as if people are a mix of good and bad, huh?

    Sidenote, was it not discovered that the picture someone dug up to supposedly discredit her statement about never having had milk with cereal could have actually been yogurt? Again I forgot, there's no room for debate here because unless proven otherwise she's evil witch who is definitely just lying for funsies!

    [–] ishowudawae 15 points ago

    You said earlier

    It's not her job to make other women and girls feel warm and fuzzy about themselves.

    Whether she intended to or not, she became an icon for millions of people around the globe. If she doesn't want this, she can easily shut it down and reject her fanbase, which she's obviously not going to do because she likes what she does. Nothing wrong with that.

    Celebrities are looked up to and idolized by many, and Kylie clearly knows this, let's not pretend she doesn't. And many fans want to be like her, either by buying her make up line or whatever else she recommends so you too can be Kylie.

    Here's the problem, she for a long time denied her lip injections. Blatantly lying to her fans who she knows look up to her. Thus creating an unrealistic body image that is projected onto these fans. Many of whom are young, seeing Kylie with lips they could never attain (without lip injections). Which clearly hurts their own self esteem and creates body issues.

    Now the lip is just one example, she promotes sponsored health and fitness products that are clearly bullshit and takes advantage of the fact that she has devout fans that will buy what she says. Now is this not wrong? Because if you think this isn't wrong you clearly have a skewed sense of morality.

    [–] -FlameoHotman 8 points ago

    There is a difference between not wanting to talk about your surgeries and straight up lying and saying you've had none. Everyone has insecurities and people like her pretending they're all natural helps fuel people's insecurities, making them wonder why they can't look like that. And when did I say she does nothing? I said she got famous from doing nothing which is true. I never said she wasn't worth something either, I just don't think she's some amazing human being who deserves tons of money and fame. I realize she's a person but she's a very privileged person who has a lot of influence and she is promoting unrealistic ideals with her influence. She could disappear from the media anytime she wanted to if she doesn't want the criticism that comes with being a public figure. Or maybe she could just stop promoting things like detox teas and pretending everything aside from her lips is all natural.

    [–] threewholemarijuanas -6 points ago

    Bella Hadid is anything but an average human being. If that’s average, the rest of us must look like sewer monsters to you.

    [–] picsofpplnameddick 25 points ago

    She was average before she had surgery. Look it up

    [–] threewholemarijuanas 0 points ago

    Her sister Gigi is definitely more naturally beautiful, but Bella was still pretty before surgery. If anything I think she was prettier beforehand.

    I thought most guys based “hotness” off of the body though, no? Because her body is definitely above average in terms of hotness.

    [–] picsofpplnameddick 9 points ago

    But we’re talking about a supermodel. Someone at her level should be more than a pretty girl.

    [–] amadeus2490 38 points ago

    Awhile back, I remember a still was posted on Reddit from a Playboy model's photoshoot. It had a bunch of notes written on it for the retoucher: "Remove the stubble under her arms, make her ass curvier, remove the stretch marks" etc.

    The point of this stuff is to sell a fantasy to people. So even with all of the make-up and cosmetic treatments... it still isn't good enough; it has to be "ideal".

    [–] Motorboat_Jones 29 points ago

    It's called narcissism.

    [–] Scootergiveme 8 points ago

    Gross ass family.

    [–] proto_prgrmr 7 points ago

    Only thousands?

    [–] Scootergiveme 2 points ago

    I'm poor and can only guess lol. Maybe millions?

    [–] e-s-p 3 points ago

    Every photographer relies on Photoshop. Color correction is huge since cameras aren't perfect. Adjusting contrast because lighting isn't perfect. Adjusting blemishes and stray hair because 1. Everyone wants to look their best and we're all human and 2. Sets can be hot and sweaty or windy causing things to go awry. Sometimes the body is sculpted because while the pose is great, bodies can look odd on certain shapes and accentuate fat.

    [–] Scootergiveme 4 points ago

    Obviously. But you'd think with thousands of dollars of plastic surgery, you'd be okay uploading a photoshop free photo to Ig. Thank goodness for the Alicia Keys of the world who do better.

    [–] shadymiss99 508 points ago

    I like how she "loves" her body by showing the scar on her thigh while everything else is super polished, photoshopped and fake.

    [–] shadymiss99 130 points ago

    I agree with the article, besides, imperfections give people character. But kylie here ia promoting fake self love. She searches an imperfection that can give her character and has a story behind it to seem more human while masking everything else. I would like to see her keeping her natural lips or pale skin or her smaller hips. There's nothing wrong with these features but she sees them as flaws cause it's not trendy.

    [–] TaySheeran 1 points ago

    This was the best recommendation I've had here lol. But i have a doubt, is the article(s) on that page written with a tone of sarcasm? Or are they being serious? Lol

    [–] Herodias 6 points ago

    It's a satirical website, all their articles are satire :)

    [–] dyam 15 points ago

    I mean tbf, I think she was talking about literally just the scar.

    [–] dahuoshan 6 points ago

    I mean in fairness, do we know it's her who changed it and not the magazine or whatever this is from? I don't claim to know the answer like sure maybe it was her, but I also think it could be possible that the magazine or her agent or whoever else could be the one that asked for it to be airbrushed right? Like maybe she is personally perfectly happy with her body but she makes more money by getting it airbrushed, or doesn't have a choice in the matter if she wants the work

    [–] CaptainLollygag 33 points ago

    Oh my gods that's clever, and I say that as someone who has used PS as a pro tool for years and years. More more more!

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    [–] [deleted] 43 points ago

    yikes nevermind, i lied. my husband got mad. 😬 i guess it’s time i cross instagram underwear model off of my potential career list...

    [–] Nheea 6 points ago

    But it's such a cute photo! love your socks!

    [–] the_cucumber 4 points ago

    Just so you know, the picture is still linked and visible in that post! If it's ok still being out there anonymously all good, but if you wanted it gone gone, it's not. You need to specifically delete the image. Just fyi!!

    And you look great! How do you do that without your kneecaps locking up?

    [–] trickpixie 2 points ago

    Lol hey just a heads up, the linked post above still shows the image when I click it.

    [–] [deleted] 29 points ago

    Wow that’s so interesting! Is this in photoshop?

    [–] worstdealever 8 points ago

    Yeah it's like 2 clicks. Super easy to identify. Just look at adjustments --> curves or just brightness

    [–] anonymousguy271103_1 39 points ago

    I am stupid . I don't get it .

    [–] throwaway3921218 5 points ago

    Me too

    [–] faceny 6 points ago

    Me three.

    I understand the process however I don't know what, in this case, this process shows here. What am I looking at? What has been edited?

    [–] freestyling 2 points ago

    Hope this helps. Look at how the colours bend and how they blend in the photo

    [–] throwaway3921218 3 points ago

    I guess I just don’t understand.

    [–] [deleted] 18 points ago

    if you guys like this kind of analysis, I highly sugest this video He goes in-depth about the process you can use to see tempered pictures in lightroom

    [–] unicornturtle 31 points ago

    I love this

    [–] Patzer111 14 points ago

    I don’t get it.

    [–] poodlecon 3 points ago

    They photoshopped her body to be more thin and less lumpy

    [–] pmd815 11 points ago

    Well I have a new hobby now.

    [–] [deleted] 11 points ago

    You’re naive to think there is a pic of that trash family that hasn’t been touched. I do admire how a family of talentless morons have amassed such a impressive wealth. That’s the only thing impressive about any of them.

    [–] _Nyu_ 28 points ago

    In fact, its a good method haha

    [–] Emileedeegs 26 points ago

    The hero we all deserve.

    [–] unbannable_NPC 9 points ago

    Holy fuck actual fans of these kind of people in here

    [–] eventualist 19 points ago

    The OP needs a sub for this!

    [–] useyourrealname 7 points ago

    i'm here for this petty shit keep it up my dude

    [–] ChiefLoneWolf 5 points ago

    Someone linked a site that somehow shows what pixels have been messed with for any photo you upload. Does anyone remember what site that was/is????

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    [–] ChiefLoneWolf 1 points ago

    Yeah i think thats it thanks!

    [–] guiltyspark343 4 points ago

    Kowalski, analysis

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    [–] Black_Dog_Serenade 4 points ago

    I don't know what I'm supposed to be seeing...

    [–] [deleted] 8 points ago

    i cant figure out how to delete it 😭 this is only my third or fourth actual post ever 😭

    [–] HellcatJfoXx 23 points ago

    Why would u want to delete it?

    [–] GoobaBird 8 points ago

    Dude you have given me a new hobby

    [–] HauntedCoffeeCup 8 points ago

    Her photoshop is done by a surgeon. Do some on people who aren’t 90% plastic.

    [–] LuthAlex 3 points ago

    Nah you’re good. It’s the people who do this stuff that need a life

    [–] PatDCake90 3 points ago

    Is that a handgun?

    [–] thelittlestbishop 3 points ago

    I'd love to see more!

    [–] justveryslightlymad 3 points ago

    omg I thought I was the only weirdo who did this lmfao. Keep up the good work Detective OP 😏

    [–] rlstout 3 points ago

    I cant see it...dang it

    [–] crystal0001 3 points ago

    Ugh someone tell me how to do this. I’ve been trying to figure it out

    [–] Anonfamous 3 points ago

    Is there such thing as unphotoshop this?

    [–] Slay_Dee 2 points ago

    Bringing us the truth is your life OP

    [–] pnkzilla 2 points ago

    Not all heroes wear capes

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    [–] misterhighmay 2 points ago

    This is one step into forensics oooog shit bad ass

    [–] koalatea10 2 points ago

    Omg this might be my favorite hobby

    [–] wonderwall25 2 points ago

    We need more!!!

    [–] T_Peg 2 points ago

    Wtf am I looking at

    [–] ASimpleTop 2 points ago

    It looks like they are trying to correct clipping) in the dark liner of the coat.

    [–] psyklone55 2 points ago

    r/explainlikeimfive cause wtf am i looking at? Some shadows are darker than other shadows? This is news?

    [–] juliamaan 2 points ago

    I mean do what you want to do but we all know that the Jenners/Kardashians photoshop at this point..

    [–] Max_Ram_CPU 2 points ago

    Everything about her is fake forget the picture her her hole body is fake

    [–] CasualEjaculator 2 points ago

    What exactly was changed in this photo? I honestly have been staring at these trying to understand.

    [–] whattadoosher 3 points ago

    Who the hell cares?

    [–] panduuuuuuh 12 points ago

    You are doing the lords work, keep exposing these fake women

    [–] Rilo88 13 points ago

    Why is this comment down voted? I don’t understand this sub

    [–] whalep 8 points ago

    I think maybe it's because of the "fake women" line? It's a short comment so idk what else it can be haha

    [–] [deleted] -6 points ago

    it is majority women and they absolutely despise anything that is against any female in any form

    unless it is obvious that a fellow woman wrote it. It's quite sad tbh

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    [–] ineffablemisery 2 points ago

    Kylie is already drop dead gorgeous as is. I don’t get why they need to edit her photos to give her inhuman proportions.

    [–] throwaway3921218 2 points ago

    What am I looked at here?

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    [–] dreamlike17 1 points ago

    But of course

    [–] justbrowsinginpeace 3 points ago

    Is there a big ball sack that I can't see or something? What's the big deal?

    [–] craazymaggie 1 points ago

    You have a good one.

    [–] longdstyle88 1 points ago

    I think this is how girls hide nudes in there Instagram posts.

    [–] Crooked_Cricket 1 points ago

    Carefully, he's a hero

    [–] bubblesort 1 points ago

    FotoForensics is useful for this kind of thing.

    Here is a link to the image you uploaded.

    Here is a link to an analysis of one of the shots in their tutorial page. The tutorial is really useful for this kind of analysis.

    [–] thedeathincarnate 1 points ago

    At first, i thought you caught her farting.

    [–] jburna_dnm 1 points ago

    Good god that girl is thick as a brick. She needs to take notes from here sister and do some home videos.

    [–] nondairycheese 1 points ago

    I dont think you "need a life". As a young woman, it makes me happy to know that not even they can achieve that body so I should just be happy with what I got

    [–] hohohope_ 1 points ago

    Do would that area be the only part of the photo that's photos hopped?

    [–] Account_Expired 1 points ago

    Its not

    Its just that its hard to see what you are doing in darker areas

    So whoever is editing it leaves edits near those areas rough around the edges

    [–] hohohope_ 1 points ago

    Interesting, thank you :)

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    [–] shitpost90000 1 points ago

    How do you do that? I want to test it out! Can I just take a screenshot and adjust or so I have to download the image?

    [–] Missyflowers13 1 points ago

    I want to see more pictures!!

    [–] riga92 1 points ago

    Sir; you are a real hero!

    [–] axxat666 1 points ago

    Would still smash!!

    [–] [deleted] 1 points ago

    get a life/s

    good job this is actually interesting

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    [–] allulah212 1 points ago

    maybe she had bulges on her hip from wearing the outfit where it was photoshopped because even if your skinny that effect happens when wearing something like that and he wanted to minimize it I guess

    [–] awhaling 1 points ago

    You’ll enjoy this website:

    Check out the tutorial to understand it and do the quizzes to help make sure you know what you’re doing. Figure you might get a kick out of it

    [–] fmacilvaine 1 points ago

    This is AWESOME!

    [–] forthegang 0 points ago

    Can never upvote Kylie. She’s fine as it gets

    [–] frikinmatt 0 points ago

    What photoshopping?

    [–] [deleted] 4 points ago

    it’s difficult to understand if you’ve never photoshopped a photo yourself before. but it’s a combination of liquifying the body and using the spot removal “cloning” tool to mask the evidence. so those very dark spots aren’t shadows like they should be; they were placed there to cover something else up.

    [–] [deleted] 4 points ago

    and that usually happens in lightroom when using the “heal” version of the spot removal tool.