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Hyperreal.

When people are so used to ‘shopped photos, they can’t tell when they’re seeing the real thing.

(I mean, as the photographer admits, the photos are “‘shopped” in the sense they’s show in RAW format and color-adjusted in Photoshop. But they’re single-moment photos, not composites.)

2019-03-21T08:39:56+11:004th September, 2019|Tags: culture, photography|

Moody shoes.

The carpet cleaners are coming in, so I had to dump all my shoes in the bath to get them off the floor. Apparently I own a lot of boots I never wear. Go figure, I guess.

2018-08-24T08:21:40+10:0023rd August, 2018|Tags: fashion, photography|

The mother of memes.

The story of the first Photoshopped image, and how it was used to start an industry. (Also including some interesting bonus commentary from a Dutch artist who speculates on how the objectification of white female nudity played a part in gaining traction for the idea of digital image manipulation.)

2016-11-17T20:04:04+11:007th August, 2014|Tags: photography, photoshop|