The Daily Photoist: She Shudders Violently
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The Daily Photoist: She Shudders Violently

Each weekday morning, we pick a recent image from the Torontoist Flickr Pool and feature it here on the site. It’s our way to give the many excellent photographers in our pool the attention they deserve!
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Some photographers view Photoshop manipulation — especially when an image is as heavily distorted as the one above — as a sort of cheating. (And there’s certainly a lot of terrible Photoshop work out there to support this argument… ) But we think that Photoshop, like any tool, can be used for both evil AND good.
In the case of this grungy image by Torontoist Flickr member JaMmCat (Air`leth Aodhfin), the Photoshop manipulations give this photo a cool, grimy, pulp-fiction edge — further enhanced by the Bukowski book and the JD. This one image is part of a larger “Guinevere” series by the photographer. Worth checking out.

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