Photoshop Genius Who Takes Editing Requests Very Literally Is Back And Better Than Ever

Be careful what you wish for - especially if you ask James Fridman for help.

For those of you who don't know, James is the super-talented graphic designer with a dry wit and a literal sense of interpretation.

He's won an army of fans on social media for his incredibly literal visual replies to people who want images touching up - just probably not in the way James does them.

Born in London but now based in the US, James has people lining up to have the piss taken out of them via Photoshop.

People submit their not-quite-right images to him via email then eagerly track his Instagram page and Twitter feed in the hope that they might have made the cut - and that James might have done his worst - and the results are always pretty hilarious.

Enjoy some of his latest efforts.

Credit: James Fridman
Credit: James Fridman

Credit: James Fridman
Credit: James Fridman

Credit: James Fridman
Credit: James Fridman

But another reason we like James is because he uses his skills - and his social media - to try and give people confidence in what they might perceive as their imperfections, gently taking the piss out of the Instagram life...like this.

Credit: James Fridman
Credit: James Fridman

In a world obsessed with getting that perfect shot, or adding layers of filters to make you look like a cartoon character, free of blemishes or blotches, James is the perfect antidote.

He's got a superb back catalogue too. Check out some of his best work from 2018.

Credit: James Fridman
Credit: James Fridman


Credit: James Fridman
Credit: James Fridman

He nails it, every time. So much so that his edited creations have become a viral hit on the Internet. And he has people falling over themselves to be edited into oblivion and shared with his million plus followers.

James, we salute you. Keep making an imperfect world even less glossy.

Featured Image Credit: Instagram/fjamie013

Simon Binns

Social editorial lead at LADBible. Former CityLife editor at the Manchester Evening News and journalist for the BBC, The Guardian and loads of places you've never heard of.

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