Life isn’t perfect – unless you’re a professional image manipulator with the power to alter reality. Digit spoke to the best in the business.

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The well-known adage “the camera never lies” is going out of date. The idea that what you see is what you get just doesn’t hold anymore, because what you get with a camera is very rarely what you see on the page. From abs muscles to zits, arses to T-zones, nothing is exempt from the professional retoucher’s virtual brush.
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Digit took the time to go beyond appearances to ask what kind of changes photos go through before they hit the pages of glossy magazines, and to investigate whether there are any limits to this digital art. 
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