The unlikely story of the very first Photoshop image

By Shawn Knight · 13 replies
Jun 16, 2014
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  1. Roughly 27 years ago, John Knoll snapped a photograph of his then-girlfriend Jennifer sitting topless on a beach in Bora Bora. The couple, both working for Lucasfilm's Industrial Light & Magic special-effects company at the time, were on vacation following...

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  2. stewi0001

    stewi0001 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,681   +1,080

    Of course everyone wants to see the picture at a different angle XD
    JamesSWD, ThanosPAS, cmbjive and 2 others like this.
  3. mojorisin23

    mojorisin23 TS Booster Posts: 152   +46

    Story just kinda ended....
  4. Ziffel

    Ziffel TS Booster Posts: 75   +62

    Is the author of this article drunk? The article just abruptly stops, and the author changed the name of the subject from Knoll to Kroll mid-way.
  5. Camikazi

    Camikazi TS Evangelist Posts: 925   +284

    It didn't end it just trailed off like the author got distracted by a passing squirrel.
  6. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 12,967   +2,524

    Would you like me to PM you a few links? I can't guarantee you the same girl (*), but I can guarantee the angle you seek, pornhopper.;)*

    (*)Besides, she'd be in her late 40's or early 50's by now.

    OTOH, perhaps the picture was taken from the back, for good reason.

    @Shawn Knight You didn't finish the "Access Hollywood" side of the story. Are they still together? Did the ever marry? If they did, was there an ugly divorce? If there was an ugly divirce, who got the kids? Who got the dog?

    Perspiring minds want to know.:confused:
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  7. stewi0001

    stewi0001 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,681   +1,080

    lolz naw I've been done with porn for a long time now, but I still like to be silly
  8. wiyosaya

    wiyosaya TS Evangelist Posts: 1,920   +755

    I think the image offers an explanation for the distraction. ;)
    stewi0001 likes this.
  9. Night Hacker

    Night Hacker TS Enthusiast Posts: 125   +20

    LMAO! I just had a vision of Homer seeing a squirrel and saying "Oh look, a squirrel" and then laughing as he chases it around the yard... :)
  10. Night Hacker

    Night Hacker TS Enthusiast Posts: 125   +20

    My thoughts exactly. :)
  11. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    'Unlikely Story'.... unlikely we are going to be told the end of it.
  12. davislane1

    davislane1 TS Grand Inquisitor Posts: 4,736   +3,757

    Guys, the story does not "abruptly end." If you pull up the layers pane and adjust the opacity for 'Rest of Story' (Layer 3 in some instances), you should be able to read the whole piece. Why the author decided to hide that layer is anybody's guess.
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  13. Camikazi

    Camikazi TS Evangelist Posts: 925   +284 That is what I was seeing in my head.
  14. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 12,967   +2,524

    Could you be placated by a similar but different story drawn from my own feckless youth?

    There she was, sauntering down Baltimore Pike in Clifton Heights, on the opposite side of the 4 lane. Resplendent in skin tight hipster jeans, tight midriff blouse, and waist length blonde hair wafting in the gentle summer breezes. I gazed longingly in her direction, while whispering a non-denominational prayer against my possible disappointment, should she "grace" me with her countenance. "Don't turn around darling, I want to remember you just the way you are". Fate intervened, and she glanced in my direction. My lust and prurient interest faded in her single horrific glance. I feel quite blessed and lucky to this day, having eluded, (only barely), being turned to stone.(*)

    To this day though, I carry two paper bags at the ready, should our paths ever cross in the future. And as long as she hasn't gained too much weight, I'm not as prideful as I was in my younger days.

    Perhaps her name was Jennifer too, I'll likely never know.

    (*) Or perhaps I was already stoned, that part is never quite clear.:confused:
    Last edited: Jun 22, 2014
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  15. JamesSWD

    JamesSWD TS Addict Posts: 174   +126

    Sad reality check: Jennifer is now almost 30 years older, probably in her 50s. I get the same sad feeling when viewing Playboys, TV shows, and movies from the 80s.
    (sad face, sad face, crying face, sad face)

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