The Bey Photoshop Controversy Is Spiraling Out of Control

Mere days after Queen B's 33rd birthday, controversy befalls the House of Dereon yet again! Beyoncé (or, more realistically, whoever takes Bey's Tumblr and Instagram photos) has been called out by Twitter for photoshopping an exaggerated thigh gap into a shot of her hanging out on a yacht off the coast of Italy. » 9/17/14 5:20pm Wednesday 5:20pm

Here are 30 Real, Unretouched Butts, Because They Do Exist

Not to be outdone by Vogue (who has just discovered that big butts exist in the realm of man and not just in popular fantasy fiction) or Twitter (which launched a campaign to remind Vogue that yes, big butts have always existed), Refinery29 has published a series of 30 REAL butt photos. And they are glorious. » 9/16/14 9:45pm Tuesday 9:45pm

Woman photoshopped to fit the definition of beauty in 25 countries

Here's an amazing experiment to see the differences between feminine beauty "ideals" across different countries: 24-year-old radio journalist Esther Honig had her picture photoshopped by Photoshop artists from 25 different countries. She told them to "make her look beautiful" according to their country standards. » 6/27/14 1:26pm 6/27/14 1:26pm

Bachelorette Star Loses Shoulder in Tragic Photoshop Incident

ABC's The Bachelorette will kick off its 10th season on Monday, May 19th. Unfortunately, it seems that this season's star has already suffered from the unthinkable: she's lost her shoulder to the brutal chop of a heavy handed photoshopper. Also, her real hands have been replaced by Replicant hands. » 5/12/14 10:40am 5/12/14 10:40am

Singer Gets a Major Photoshop Makeover in Music Video

Here's a striking video from Hungarian singer Boggie, in which her moving image is being retouched and "corrected" throughout the entire video. Directed by Nándor Lőrincz and Bálint Nagy, the three-minute video shows Boggie's transformating from a lovely woman in dim lighting to a lovely, flawlessly made-up woman who… » 1/20/14 12:00pm 1/20/14 12:00pm

The Art and Science of Retouching: What Really Happens to Those Photos

It's not just Lena Dunham — every photo you see in every magazine and on every billboard has likely had some sort of retouching done. That's common knowledge. But what's actually involved in the process? We talked to a photographer and a couple of retouchers to learn what actually happens behind the scenes. » 1/18/14 1:00pm 1/18/14 1:00pm