June 13, 2014

30 Photos, before & after: Photoshop has a long & glorious, hot & fun pre-History.

Love thyself as you are, then you can improve:

Before Photoshop, there was pinup art. (NSFW) (imgur.com)

The imagination is a fun thing. Being okay with ourselves is even better.

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“In most of the cases the artist made the image more slender and prettier than the actual model. So, nothing has changed…Waists get thinner, legs get leaner, boobs get bigger.”

“Except that in these pictures, it’s … obvious it’s an illustration and that the woman pictured could look different, or could simply have been imagined by the artist. Photoshop presents an image of a real person, and the intention is to make you think they actually look like what you see. IMO, one is intentionally misleading, and the other is not.”

“As a strait chick, I’ve always wondered what it is about American pinup girls that I like. Looking these over, I think I’ve figured it out. It’s the positive sexuality they portray. The pictures aren’t demeaning to their subjects in any way and the girls themselves are like, “Yeah, you know I’m hot!” In a society where it’s not okay for a woman to publicly admit that they know they are attractive, this is kind of refreshing.”



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josh Jun 15, 2015 2:58pm

I would definitely bend any of those hotties over a barrel, and show them the 50 states.

Mat Jun 14, 2015 12:32pm

Elvgren was the best of the best but, to compare, in any way, a Master's work with paint and canvas to computer photo manipulation is simply missing the entire point.

Jsf Jun 14, 2015 7:56am

They have showed these photos before. The ladies on the left were re-creating the old photos. There is nothing photo shop about these because the pictures were around a long time before these ladies decided to pose for them

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