Frequent Web Watch readers will remember that we have featured PHOTOSHOP DISASTERS a number of times here, and today will continue that laugh-riot known as really, really bad Photoshopped art.
But one question that is often asked of Web Watch is not so much whether it was easy or hard to point out a Photoshop Disaster. So here are some tips that show HOW TO TELL IF A DIGITAL PHOTO HAS BEEN PHOTOSHOPPED.
Of course, sometimes it just takes an eyeball. Take for example, the box cover for the Garmin nüvi 765/765T GPS Unit. The box is a simple white background with a photo of the GPS unit on it (with its reflection underneath), just like every other Garmin boxed item on store shelves. The difference on this one versus other Garmin products is that the reflection is not an actual reflection, but just a copy of the existing image that has been rotated 180° from the original. All other Garmin products took that image and mirrored/flipped it.
In other words, it don’t look right.
Trust us – if Web Watch can see that the image on the Garmin box isn’t quite right, you should be able to notice it as well. (The product itself? No problems at all. Highly recommended.) Continue reading HOW TO TELL IF A DIGITAL PHOTO HAS BEEN PHOTOSHOPPED (AND OTHER PHOTOSHOP DISASTERS)