Photoshop is a great program for manipulating images and creating new and fantastic effects and artwork. Of course, its original purpose was to manipulate photos, to remove red-eye, to add missing people to group shots, etc, but today Photoshop has evolved beyond its roots to become one of the most-used programs in graphic design today. Today, we’d like to share with you 10 beautiful examples of portraits manipulated in Adobe Photoshop. From fixing red-eye and editing out Jr. sticking out his tongue in the family portrait, Adobe Photoshop has developed into an artistic tool which designers can use to create truly amazing images. Here are ten examples from both amateurs and a professional, to inspire you to try your own image manipulation with Adobe Photoshop. Enjoy!
A nice example of a classic manipulated image:
An example of an artistic statement with photo manipulation:
Adobe Photoshop allows users to add some very cool effects to their portraits:
Photos can be manipulated to create fantasy images as well:
An excellent example of an artist using Photoshop to create a real piece of artwork:
And now, for a real treat, here are five amazing portraits by professional designer and artist MichaelO. Be sure to visit his gallery for more breathtaking examples of what can be done with Adobe Photoshop: