Horrifyingly Hilarious: Clothing Company Photoshops Out Model’s Elbow
3:00 pm, August 1st | by Amy Tennery
With all the recent debate over Photoshopping — “It’s bad for women!” or “It’s not that bad for women!” — I think we’ve lost sight of a simple truth: When terribly executed, Photoshopping is downright hilarious.
Consider this image from clothier Alloy, from an email newsletter. Air-brushed skin? Possibly. Photoshopped hair? Maybe. Complete and total removal of elbow? Oh yes. (Seriously, what did this model’s elbow ever do to anybody?)
Check it out, courtesy of the folks at Photoshop Disasters, which legitimately may be the best brainless lunchtime reading you can find. The road to perfection is a bumpy one indeed: