Interesting article from Sundays Observer 19/09/10 by Eva Wiseman that shows a very different attitude towards using Photoshop to enhance and retouch photographs.
This week a Canadian women’s fashion retailer called Jacob proudly announced that it had adopted a “no retouching policy”. “We hope to reverse the trend in digital photo manipulation that has become excessive in our industry,” said communications director Cristelle Basmaji. Go on then, Cristelle. Rip away another sheet of wallpaper from our constantly de-glamoured lives. Smudge away the mural; soon we’ll see brick.
When I see a picture of an impossibly beautiful woman, it calms me.