Happy Birthday Photoshop, 20 years of Photoshop shenanigans

Twenty years ago today, one of the most beloved programs of all time was created, Photoshop.  Photoshop is a photo manipulation program, loaded with features to create or modify any image to make a work-of-art.  

Photoshop was created in 1987 by Thomas Knoll, a Student at the University of Michigan, and later his brother John Knoll, when it was named Display and ImagePro. In September 1988, John Knoll presented a demo of Photoshop to Adobe's internal creative team, which was well received.  As a result, a licensing agreement was struck. In February 1990, after 10 months of development, Photoshop 1.0 was released to the public.

Now almost 12 versions later and 20 years of history, Adobe celebrates its popular product's 20th Birthday. Photoshop has become the standard for image manipulation and has spurred a cultural phenomenon alongside it. Photoshop has created a sub-culture of photoshopped images, which contain one or more fatal flaws. This begun the phrase "That looks Photoshopped" and "shopped" meaning something looks too good to be true.  Happy Birthday to Photoshop from everyone at Neowin.net.

The gallery below contains some Neowin's all time favourite Photoshop shenanigans.

What are some of your favourite photoshop goof-ups?

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If you notice in that image, its like playing a what's different about the 2 images. If you look closely Neowin edited out the black dude driving the boat. Hens the new watermark :P

SMELTN said,
If you notice in that image, its like playing a what's different about the 2 images. If you look closely Neowin edited out the black dude driving the boat. Hens the new watermark :P

Dont think it was neowin who edited that, see the two different banners on it one for Metro, one for Sun

I have become quite an expert over the years since using Photoshop, I use it a lot, I purchased an A4 size tablet and pen so I could paint and draw using my computer. I do believe there is another version due this year CS5 is coming soon. Although no solid confirmation yet from Adobe. I will upgrade to the new version. I love Photoshop awesome software.

Those are some nice image blunders there... however I'm missing what's wrong with the second one...

Happy Birthday Photoshop! I don't know what I'd do without you.

Tanshin said,
Those are some nice image blunders there... however I'm missing what's wrong with the second one...

Happy Birthday Photoshop! I don't know what I'd do without you.

Haha in he second one the lady has way too small of a waist. I believe that is known as a baroque anatomy

TheGlassPrison said,

Haha in he second one the lady has way too small of a waist. I believe that is known as a baroque anatomy

Now I see it! Man, that is weird.

Tanshin said,

Now I see it! Man, that is weird.

That & her right leg has been digitally added into view (Quite poorly i might add)

david said,
What's up with all this Neowin watermarks. I'm sure Neowin didn't catch these mistakes.

Try TinEye.com for non-watermarked images.

Happy Birthday Photoshop! How about sending me a free version to play with while I'm out of work and losing mah skills, I'll even take watermarks :)

LOL, Well Photoshop and me having the same birthday (well maybe - dunno what the exact date in Feb but mine is today !! )

SHoTTa35 said,
LOL, Well Photoshop and me having the same birthday (well maybe - dunno what the exact date in Feb but mine is today !! )

Happy Birthday

SHoTTa35 said,
LOL, Well Photoshop and me having the same birthday (well maybe - dunno what the exact date in Feb but mine is today !! )

Big "Photoshopped" Happy Birthday :D