During a recent meeting with our graphic designers, I arrived with a photograph for a Dining Etiquette project — but the woman in the picture had her elbows on the table. No worries, the designers said, we’ll adjust it. And they did; they “photoshopped” the misplaced elbow right onto her lap.
Adobe Photoshop® is the software that enables designers and photographers to reduce chubby thighs and chins, buff up arms and chests and eliminate facial lines. In short, this digital editing technique manipulates images with safe, non-invasive, touch-up surgery.
Sounds to good to be true and this month, Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation got caught overstepping the rules-of-reasonable-retouching.