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Post by Misfit » Tue June 24th, 2014, 6:54 pm

Lookee here. We've seen this pair a few times, but the one on the left is today's find. It looks almost identical to the center cover.

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Post by Lisa » Tue June 24th, 2014, 7:48 pm

Wow, the background is an exact match and even the fonts look the same!

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Post by Misfit » Tue June 24th, 2014, 8:40 pm

[quote=""LadyB""]Wow, the background is an exact match and even the fonts look the same![/quote]

I don't think anything was changed except the title/author.
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Post by Madeleine » Wed June 25th, 2014, 8:35 am

Dance with the Enemy looks like a mirror image.
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Post by DianeL » Wed June 25th, 2014, 11:16 pm

Dance is a slightly different kiss, but it was probably image-flipped from a shot taken within moments of the first one (... two ...). :)
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Post by Misfit » Fri June 27th, 2014, 2:02 am

A bit OT, but worth a photoshop mention. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/06/2 ... mg00000063
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Post by Lisa » Fri June 27th, 2014, 10:02 am

[quote=""Misfit""]A bit OT, but worth a photoshop mention. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/06/2 ... mg00000063[/quote]

Some of those are just crazy! :eek:

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Post by Misfit » Fri June 27th, 2014, 6:12 pm

The one on the left is a new find. I think it's the same as the other two?

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Post by Mythica » Fri June 27th, 2014, 6:22 pm

[quote=""Misfit""]A bit OT, but worth a photoshop mention. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/06/2 ... mg00000063[/quote]

As a photographer, this is totally fascinating to me. We should keep in mind that some of them seem more representative of the skills of the Photoshopper than of the culture of the nation. I don't think the one from USA is attractive at all because the editing is so unrealistically done. I think the artist was trying to portray blonde hair with eye bigs, small nose, and thick lips because those do seem to be attributes we value as beautiful in America. But it looks ridiculous here because it's so unnatural looking - and not just because I know what the original looked like but because every alteration is far too exaggerated. Her skin almost looks grey and the eye color is unnatural.

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Post by DianeL » Fri June 27th, 2014, 11:55 pm

Misfit, the one on the left actually looks a LOT like an Italian actress I remember from a couple sitcoms some years back. I don't think she's the same as the very Irish looking girl in the others, it's just a similar shot and effect.

The photoshop images are FASCINATING (and, yes, mostly very bad indeed). Argentina was eye-watering. Wow.
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