13 Shifty Tricks Advertisers Use To Manipulate Photos

When someone tells you an ad has been PhotoShopped, the natural reaction is "Well, yeah, duh." What you don't think about is that the manipulation goes far beyond messing with shading and cleaning up blotches. We asked our readers to enlighten us about the interesting, hands-on tricks ad makers still use. Winner got $100 ...

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Entry by phuhknees

Heating up a wet cotton ball in the microwave is one of the classic tricks for steam shots. A dense cotton wad will hold the steam for a few minutes

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Entry by kdt

When photographing ice cream, mashed potatoes are used so the hot lights do not melt the product. GRACKEDOON

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Fun-Ta clay is often use d to hold silverware on the spot wante d by the G photographer-instead of, you know where the gravity should have placed it.

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To prevent cake crumbs from contaminating the icing between layers, food stylisti do this..

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Entry by DoctorNemesis

CRACKEDOON Preparation time: several hours in a perfectly lit photo studio. 1. Choose only the best ingredients. 2. Briefly cook the meat on one side

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Entry by phuhknees

HAiRe IT'S FAKE! IN SOMETHING LikE 80% OF FASHION SHOOTS. THE MODELS' HAiR iS ENHANCED WiTH EXTENSIONS. CRAGKEDCON

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Entry by mand*

IFany S.EW73 CRACKED COM

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Entry by phuhknees

CRACKED.OON How about some fresh 10W-30 On your pancakes?

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Entry by sixkitties

want to take amazing pictures of insects? simply place hem in the fridge for a few urs, the cold will slow them down, SO you can get a good professio

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Entry by mand*

To make milk look freshly poured, food stylists add dish soap bubbles to the surface just before the shoot. This works for coffee and other drinks, to

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Entry by Ms.Zuneja

A little shoe polish or Marmite gives meat that perfectly charred look we see in photos. Yum!

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Entry by S Peter Davis

suck in your GUT. apply FAKE TAN a switch out your clothing for a more SLIMMING color improve POSTURE your ZOOM out the camera spread your LIMBS and S

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Entry by beefybooyawn

GRAGKED.CON SCOTCH GARD PANCAKES teri PROTECTOR FABRI PROTECTOR IS SPRYED 00 PRICAKES TO KEEP THE FROI BSORBING SRUP.

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