• Vol. 04
  • Chapter 12
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We Are Satisfied

That’s a great shot, man. Did you use a drone for that?

Not really, he says. And he opens Photoshop. Three layers: one for the girl, one for the beach, one for the ocean.

It’s amazing what you can do with a handful of filters and the brush tool, he says. Content-aware fill, it’s Adobe’s gift to humanity. All of our lives are Photoshopped, didn’t you know? Everything’s an illusion. If we want to see it, we believe it. Who cares if it’s real or not? We are satisfied, that is all that matters.

Yeah, he says. Yeah, I guess you’re right. Great shot, though.