Posts Tagged ‘liquify’

¿Photoshopped or Not? Sandra Bullock in The Proposal

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Here’s the ad for the new film The Proposal. Was 44-year-old Sandra Bullock Photoshopped too much, with the Liquify command or something similar, ala the historic WTF? Jennifer Lopez poster from Gigli and this recent Modelo Beer ad?

Yes, yes she was.

Just as Field Marshall Bernard Montgomery attempted to go A Bridge Too Far (to Arnhem) in Operation Market Garden, somebody in Hollywood has once again gone A Click Too Far.

Who signed off on this one?

Carry on.

Advertisers Pushing PhotoShop Too Far – Modelo Especial Beer Ad

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

You can’t miss this huge Modelo Especial Beer ad that’s recently been placed in umpty-ump convenience stores all over San Francisco. Leaving aside whether or not this brew is boring, one of the problems here is that the Modelo model in the ad has had her ribcage PhotoShopped away, kind of like this, kind of like Jessica Rabbit.

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So the ad here isn’t quite a PhotoShop Disaster of the kind involving disembodied hands or misplaced belly buttons, but you gotta maintain left/right symmetry if you want to maintain verisimilitude. That’s your lesson for the day…