Daily Archives: 07/12/2011

Photoshop Fails

We love Photoshop because it’s one of the most useful photo-editing applications for both web and print designs. With some fair amount of knowledge, you can manipulate any photo and turn them into anything you want. Just by searching the net, anyone can find impressive photoshop jobs.

However when Photoshop falls in the hand of careless designers, poor jobs are created. Obvious flaws are missed and when designs are printed it leads to laughter and sometimes embarrassments. In today’s post, I’d like to show you the worst of Photoshop flaws in magazines, things that slipped editors’ eyes. The next time you flipped through a magazine, take a closer look, you might spot one if you are lucky.

To start off this series of PS fails, here’s a sample from a locally published magazine here in Manila.



ARTspiration: + Effects On – Spaces in Photography

Negative space can give your photograph an entirely different atmosphere than the other photograph of the same subject. The absence of content does not mean the absence of interest. In fact, negative space often adds interest as it can place a stronger emphasis on the subject and it can evoke emotions effectively. Negative space brings clarity to a photograph but it also leaves a nice area that can be filled with text or boxes without taking away from the object in focus.

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