Do you want to look 10 years younger?

You could 

exercise 45 minutes each day, drink more water and less alcohol, eat much less and stay out of the sun at all times.

Or you could

schedule a regular visit with the beautician, and purchase a cabinet full of anti-aging potions specially designed by a major scientific centre of excellence such as the Ponds Institute.

You could even

visit a cosmetic surgeon and undergo a series of painful injections,lifts and tucks.

Or you could

continue with your dissolute lifestyle, while spending a few hours becoming an expert on Photoshop.

Photoshop allows you to modify and retouch photographs in many different ways.

For example, compare this same photo of a random happy couple before photoshop filters were applied…..


and after photoshop has done its stuff……..


Photoshop is expensive. You can download a free Photoshop 30-day trial from Adobe.

On the Mac, I use Pixelmator whenever I need to combine a lyrebird with Weird Al Yancovic. Pixelmator is available from the pixelmator web site.

There is also an open source, fully featured,cross platform, free version of Photoshop called GIMP which is available for Mac, Windows and Linux.

This is what I learnt today. Our friends at Lifehacker have recently featured a complete guide to the basics (and beyond) of photoshop.

The Lifehacker Complete Guide to Photoshop includes:

Feel free to send in photos of the new improved you!

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