Logically you probably know that people on magazine covers are “enhanced.” But are you really aware how much?
Megan Fox’s baby smooth complexion, the apparently ageless Madonna, George Clooney not looking a day older than when he was 30 – isn’t it depressing? Try as we might, we just aren’t able to reach that level of beauty.
Look At Reality
Guess what, they don’t either. Here is from Kelly Clarkson’s not-so-small bottom over Beyonce’s streamlined mid to Jennifer Lawrence’s thighs losing about half their size, with a side order of wrinkles-be-gone:
How It’s Done
Ever wondered how all this is done? You don’t even need to be a pro with Photoshop to achieve something like these. Have a look at this very revealing video:
And this is just a fairly simple modification done within minutes. He could have retouched her much, much further.
That Is Me?
Retouching photos has always been done, practically since photography was invented, but the proportions it nowadays has are breathtaking. How many people have problems accepting their bodies because they compare themselves to these unrealistic celebrity pictures? Nobody, really nobody looks like that.