Adobe Photoshop was released 26 years ago, and since then you cannot trust anything you see. What may look like a simple amateur picture at first, could look like a stunning portrait after a photoshopper has done its magic.

Below, Bored Panda has put together a list of photos that prove the power of photoshop. The results are mind-blowing. Take a look and vote for your favorites.

Enjoyed this article? Check out these pics that show photography is the biggest lie ever.

(h/t: brightside)

#1

Image before Image after

Irina Khutornoi Report

Arty
Community Member
3 years ago

the original one was already really nice

View More Replies...
View more comments
#2

Image before Image after

do_iposle Report

Anna Brandigi
Community Member
3 years ago

The one before is also beautiful!

View More Replies...
View more comments
#3

Image before Image after

vk Report

Hans
Community Member
3 years ago

This is a nice one. Artificial, yes, but surely with the intention of creating a dream-world.

View more comments
#4

Image before Image after

ljholloway photography Report

Peitto Burrito
Community Member
3 years ago

I love this! Clever editing. I was about to say that only the background and atmosphere changed, but also baby's hoodie has been made longer. I guess high waist pants were out of fashion? Lol.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#5

Image before Image after

do_iposle Report

Bead Lady
Community Member
3 years ago

I kept going back and forth, just to see the lantern light up! lol

View More Replies...
View more comments
#6

Image before Image after

Nastenko Slastenka Report

Hans
Community Member
3 years ago

Why leave the bag in the first place? And did anyone notice that even the bust size seems to increase for fairytale mode? o_O

Cat Meow
Community Member
3 years ago

And magically shortened her left arm and widened her hip. That certainly is one strange apple diet.

Load More Replies...
Heini Ozor
Community Member
3 years ago

Modern art, beautifully made. It's not even meant to be realistic.

Bumblebee
Community Member
3 years ago

They just HAD to trim her waist......

lamacorn
Community Member
4 months ago

Snow wihte

Prescotte Martin
Community Member
3 years ago

bastards shortened her arm and hyped up her boobs.

Crazy Bagel
Community Member
3 years ago

AND they changed the hand size?!

Poppy Petal
Community Member
3 years ago

And 10 pounds lost! Why?!

Sharon Hahn
Community Member
3 years ago

Beautiful girl either way.

Pamela Keown
Community Member
3 years ago

and her arm and hand have been made smaller - as well as shortening her chin

Kirsten Lee
Community Member
3 years ago

seriously her chest got bigger like really are you kidding me!

Alexis
Community Member
3 years ago

The begining apple doesn't look so appetizing...

Jim Phoenix
Community Member
3 years ago

Oops I mean "is modern"

Jim Phoenix
Community Member
3 years ago

Lol the original one isnoderb Snow White

ilano
Community Member
3 years ago

Gorgeous girl

Bec Corston
Community Member
3 years ago

They made one of her boobs wrinkly!

Nicole Frank
Community Member
3 years ago

And they shrunk her hand too!

Nicole Frank
Community Member
3 years ago

They totally shrink her hand too! Lmmfao

View More Replies...
View more comments
#7

Image before Image after

Dmitry Vstavskih Report

Peitto Burrito
Community Member
3 years ago

Now this is just brilliant. The editor really knows what to do.

View more comments
#8

Image before Image after

do_iposle Report

Arty
Community Member
3 years ago

looks like matte painting

View more comments
#9

Image before Image after

Tatyana Nevmerzhytska Report

Peitto Burrito
Community Member
3 years ago

Super nice! You can see how everything was planned beforehand and photoshopped parts really have a base in the original. I prefer this to pictures where the edited version doesn't look like the original at all.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#10

Image before Image after

Алёна Владыкина Report

Little letitia
Community Member
3 years ago

Think they pushed the ps too far here

View More Replies...
View more comments
#11

Image before Image after

Luke Takes Photos Report

Suze Shon Ng
Community Member
3 years ago

The ladder seems photoshop in

View more comments
#12

Image before Image after

Kara Report

Debs
Community Member
3 years ago

Prefer original...Photo shopped one is too Disney like..

View More Replies...
View more comments
#13

Image before Image after

Elena Drobot Report

Caitlyn McCracken
Community Member
3 years ago

This one, I like. Everything in the picture stayed the same (as far as the objects and the model. Lighting was just retouched. Her body wasn't enhanced. She even has some lines on her face that weren't erased. To me, this is true retouching.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#14

Image before Image after

Pat David Report

Siyuan Lu
Community Member
3 years ago

This is adorable. ^w^

View more comments
#15

Image before Image after

do_iposle Report

Stille20
Community Member
3 years ago

That's fun!

View more comments
#16

Image before Image after

Stanislav Markov Report

Kris TheOutCast
Community Member
3 years ago

I like the original better.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#17

Image before Image after

Pavel Bondarenko Report

Inurri
Community Member
3 years ago

Impressive!

View more comments
#18

Image before Image after

Grushko Igor Report

Little letitia
Community Member
3 years ago

The shadows are off in this one though now they've added the lights

View More Replies...
View more comments
#19

Image before Image after

Veronika Stepanova Report

Hans
Community Member
3 years ago

Why do they have three washing machines and only one dryer?

View More Replies...
View more comments
#20

Image before Image after

Sviatoslav B. Report

Steve Bowcutt
Community Member
3 years ago

A bit too much facial editing with this one. Her nose is all FUBAR in the shopped version.

View more comments
#21

Image before Image after

Миляна Дворянова Report

Alusair Alustriel
Community Member
3 years ago

She is so pretty without the photoshopping...

View More Replies...
View more comments
#22

Image before Image after

Grushko Igor Report

Arty
Community Member
3 years ago

if only we didn't had the necessity to erase industrial landscape...

View More Replies...
View more comments
#23

Image before Image after

Grushko Igor Report

Suze Shon Ng
Community Member
3 years ago

Skirt helm should defy gravity in water

View More Replies...
View more comments
#24

Image before Image after

RETOUCHLAB Report

Jace
Community Member
3 years ago

Is she bringing about the apocalypse, or what?

View more comments
#25

Image before Image after

Penumbra Report

Fernando Fumero
Community Member
3 years ago

Saturation is ok, but the final one looks oversaturated in some parts, like the lollipop

View more comments
#26

Image before Image after

summeranactions Report

Little letitia
Community Member
3 years ago

Much prefer the colour of the editted dress!

View more comments
#27

Image before Image after

vk Report

Steve Bowcutt
Community Member
3 years ago

I understand the adjusting of the aesthetic to fall, and making it more artistic, but they should have left the hair instead of trying to make it fuller, and why remove that little rag or ribbon or whatever on his overalls? The new additional pocket looks super fake, and the rag/ribbon thing gave it visual interest.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#28

Image before Image after

CrowBloody Report

Little letitia
Community Member
3 years ago

This is way too over edited the girl loses her natural beauty

View More Replies...
View more comments
#29

Image before Image after

do_iposle Report

Little letitia
Community Member
3 years ago

How did they get that teapot to float like that on the unedited one?!!

View More Replies...
View more comments
#30

Image before Image after

Natalya Zolotarova Report

Khalida Mutia
Community Member
3 years ago

Photoshop or not, it still breathtaking

View more comments
#31

Image before Image after

Milena Dorfman Report

Hans
Community Member
3 years ago

Well done but for the tattoo...it looks like one of these non-permanent rub-on tattoos for children...

View More Replies...
View more comments
#32

Image before Image after

Natalia Makusheva Report

Little letitia
Community Member
3 years ago

What is he even eating in the unedited one?!

View More Replies...
View more comments
#33

Image before Image after

do_iposle Report

Sharon Hahn
Community Member
3 years ago

Great photoshop!

View More Replies...
View more comments
#34

Image before Image after

diyphotography Report

Lotsa Derp
Community Member
3 years ago

This is cool.

View more comments
#35

Image before Image after

photoshopactions Report

Steve Bowcutt
Community Member
3 years ago

Hate the HDR-like glow around the building--a dead giveaway that the sky is artifical, but good otherwise.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#36

Image before Image after

vk Report

Hans
Community Member
3 years ago

With that amount of editing...why not create it from scratch digitally?

View More Replies...
View more comments
#37

Image before Image after

Elena Drobot Report

Marcos Zamarripa
Community Member
3 years ago

I love it.

View more comments
#38

Image before Image after

Peter Stewart Report

Rajani Sarasan
Community Member
3 years ago

Looks like spiderman movie

View more comments
#39

Image before Image after

Meg Bitton Report

Steve Bowcutt
Community Member
3 years ago

This one's good, though I'm not sure I agree with the decision to remove a bunch of the branches and the tree in the back right.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#40

Image before Image after

Ирина Носырева Report

Stille20
Community Member
3 years ago

Little too much breast cupping for a hang on your wall photo

View More Replies...
View more comments
#41

Image before Image after

Sergey Zakharov Report

Steve Bowcutt
Community Member
3 years ago

The tone and ambient light definitely needs to be adjusted on the woman to make this look believable.

View more comments
#42

Image before Image after

do_iposle Report

Jace
Community Member
3 years ago

Another apocalypse.

View more comments
#43

Image before Image after

Ksenya Alis Report

Jhoa
Community Member
3 years ago

The second one is really cool - but what is that thing on her head? The bird doesn't look very real either. Still awesome. I love her freckles.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#44

Image before Image after

lightroompresets Report

Martin Valter
Community Member
3 years ago

I actually prefer the before here

View more comments
#45

Image before Image after

Peter Stewart Report

Steve Bowcutt
Community Member
3 years ago

Odd that they made most of the greens more vibrant, but then changed the greenish brown water (a normal color), to a nastier-looking brown.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#46

Image before Image after

Michael Oswald Report

Rainy Day Wolf
Community Member
3 years ago

Even as a machine is preferred that you have larger breasts and slimmer waist

View More Replies...
View more comments
#47

Image before Image after

Natalia Zolotareva Report

Little letitia
Community Member
3 years ago

Completely slimmed her down, typical advertising

View More Replies...
View more comments
#48

Image before Image after

Anastasiya Vasilenko Report

Chelsea Panek
Community Member
3 years ago

The eyes are Windows to the soul, and everyone's eyes are beautifully unique. I prefer her eyes natural. Otherwise beautiful!

View More Replies...
View more comments
#49

Image before Image after

Tatyana Shcherbakova Report

Hans
Community Member
3 years ago

Fully openable windows on the 60th floor? :D

View More Replies...
View more comments
#50

Image before Image after

Elena Shevtsova Report

Fede Gomez
Community Member
3 years ago

Funny nobody complains about the chest

View more comments
#51

Image before Image after

Tatyana Nevmerzhytska Report

İsmail ER
Community Member
3 years ago

mmm corpse bride..

View More Replies...
View more comments
#52

Image before Image after

Tatyana Nevmerzhytska Report

Debs
Community Member
3 years ago

Both are nice but prefer the beautiful green fields in the original.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#53

Image before Image after

Anastasia Krukovskaya Report

Titus Overway
Community Member
3 years ago

Such a good job at looking vintage

View More Replies...
View more comments
#54

Image before Image after

Oleg Mitasov Report

Giedrė Ti.
Community Member
3 years ago

where did her feet go

View More Replies...
View more comments
#55

Image before Image after

Кэт Линицкая Report

Lauren Mitchell
Community Member
3 years ago

The apple is up-side-down

View More Replies...
View more comments
#56

Image before Image after

Виктория Влазнева Report

Stille20
Community Member
3 years ago

The original composition is really good, but I enjoy the edits

View more comments
#57

Image before Image after

do_iposle Report

Jace
Community Member
3 years ago

Oh hey, actual correct-ish lighting from above, rather than just glow FX. I know the rays are fake, but the lighting is otherwise positioned correctly for a change.

View more comments
#58

Image before Image after

Joshua Cripps Report

Маргарита Богословова
Community Member
3 years ago

original is better

View More Replies...
View more comments
#59

Image before Image after

Eugene Sagunov Report

The Cappy
Community Member
3 years ago

He forged on, thinking about the words he'd heard that night. "One does not simply walk into Mordor." Well, he'd done it anyway, and he was nearly there. It was only afterward that he realized he'd brought his Rubik's cube and left the Ring back in Rivendell. Dammit. He'd have to go back and start over.

#60

Image before Image after

Grushko Igor Report

Line Gramhart
Community Member
3 years ago

Her hair looks really plastic-like 😕

View More Replies...
View more comments
#61

Image before Image after

Lindsey Lee Photography Report

Елена Николова
Community Member
3 years ago

The unedited photo was already perfect. The edit makes it look fake... I don't even understand why was it necessary...

View More Replies...
View more comments
#62

Image before Image after

Костик Жостег Report

Jace
Community Member
3 years ago

Yay, no plastic surgery done to the model here.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#63

Image before Image after

Summerana Report

İsmail ER
Community Member