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Skewed Celebrity Schadenfreude

Self-esteem through iniquitous photo manipulation

Implications - Nefariously skewed photographs using digital manipulation have fueled a lot of online schadenfreude. People’s engagement in creating and sharing these images alludes to a low societal self-esteem and the desire to improve feelings of self worth through defamatory products or services.
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Featured Examples

Extreme Digital Makeovers
Extreme Digital Makeovers
The Photoshop Diet
You've heard about them doing it to models and celebrities, and now ordinary people are doing it too. The Photoshop diet is the digital manipulation of photos to make the body look slimmer or in some cases… MORE
Digital Dress Up
Digital Dress Up
Celebrity Photoshopping Contest
These images are from yet another Worth1000 photoshop contest. This time, the theme was “Celebrity Dress-up: A Different Kind of Cross-Dressing.” Most of the entries are simply were celebrities faces… MORE
Reverse Photoshopping
Reverse Photoshopping
Celebrities as Zombies
There appears to be nothing you can't do with Photoshop, and trends about photo manipulation have been buzzing of late, be it "real life Homer Simpson" or the what celebrities really do look like. I came… MORE
A-List Monsters
A-List Monsters
Photoshopped Celebrity Ghouls
In time for Halloween comes this creative Photoshop contest that challenged the digitally creative to turn Hollywood A-listers into ghoulish zombies and frightening characters. (To reflect… MORE
Skewed Celebrity Schadenfreude
Skewed Celebrity Schadenfreude
Unfoxing Megan Fox Photos
For some reason, these Megan Fox photos, which I’ll call “Unfoxing Megan Fox,” give a lot of people a real kick. In fact, distorted celebrities are becoming wildly popular on the web, alluding to a type… MORE
Controversial Photoshopping
Controversial Photoshopping
Modified Tom Cruise Contest
Since we can’t show you images of fat Tom Cruise in Tropic Thunder, I had to find something to give you your modified Tom Cruise fix. His lawyers won’t let you post images of bald Tom Cruise in his fat… MORE
Sinister Super Villains
Sinister Super Villains
Photoshopping Celebrities' Dark Sides
This Worth 1000 Photoshop contest challenged participants to make celebrities into super villains, and there were some particularly brilliant results. Being from the UK, Prince Charles as a joker is just… MORE
Anti-Republican Photoshopping
Anti-Republican Photoshopping
John McCain as Warmonger
Jill Greenberg is an established photographer with a decidedly anti-Republican background. Apparently Jill Greenberg was not thoroughly vetted when Atlantic magazine asked her to photograph a cover shot… MORE

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