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Fun With Photoshop by Ben Jones

Do you have mad Photoshop skills? Show us.

Things are still pretty crazy around here, so until I get a chance to post, I’ll keep you entertained with the following.

As you know if you follow Matt’s blog, my colleague Joanne’s dog Evie is somewhat of an office mascot. What you may not know is that Joanne is, like me, a die-hard Lost fan. Not only does she love the riveting storylines and character development, she also thinks Sawyer is cute.

So last week, I combined her two loves into a desktop for her computer:

Your turn! Post your links in the comments and we’ll let the community decide who wins the contest.

43 responses to “Fun With Photoshop”

  1. YeSeul says:


    i love it!! and i’m a Lost fanatic too…

    Finally, my Korean comes in handy…

  2. Fadl says:

    It looks really nice! Are you planning on turning it into a motion picture??:p (just kidding)

  3. This inspired my rediculously bad photoshop of the superdog:

  4. Ben says:

    I LOVE it Benjamin! Inspired by you, I have amended the original post to encourage lots of submissions.

  5. Wish says:

    Yeaaah for Lost !!!!!!

  6. Hahahaa!! That’s amazing Ben! I never could figure out how to use that darn photoshop!! Good Old Microsoft Paintbrush is the way to go :D Benjamin that’s a cool picture, superdog all the way wink

    Hmm..I still haven’t watched Lost but everyone says it’s amazing! I’m more of a “24” Addict…watched all four seasons…Oh My God such a brilliant series…Thank God I don’t live in the US where season 5 is already out! I can’t stand waiting from week to week to watch each episode! I prefer buying the DVD and watching the whole season in 4 days =D Heck, one of my friends finished all 4 seasons in 6 days smile

    Good Luck to all applicants! (this is becoming the ending of all my posts from now until decision time :D ) and Good Luck to the selection commmittee! Kudos to your efforts guys, keep it up! And has international selection begun yet?

    Abdulaziz (Aziz) Albahar

  7. Sam T says:

    Lost is an amazing show. I was just flipping channels and just land on lost. After 2 mintes I was hooked. I’m too curious for my own good lol

  8. Shikhar says:

    The only good thing that happened senior was that The OC started to air in India… i might seem a bit outdated but i havent seen one episode of lost *sigh*

  9. Christina says:

    Okay, wait. What exactly is the contest? Combining two things we love in a funny way? Or does there have to be a dog in there? Or does everyone just love dogs?

    PS – At first, I thought your colleague just really loved “lost dogs” and I was laughing hysterically.

  10. M says:


    Like the way you photoshopped that picture.

    Could you tell us when the International Selection Commitee is meeting please? I’m from the UK.


  11. Siddharth says:


    This is Q. The bloody package is ready.


  12. Timur Sahin says:

    Oh oh oh, did I hear PHOTOSHOP!

    Ben, you KNOW I’m on this. smile

  13. Timur Sahin says:

    Although more pictures of Evie would be nice. smile

  14. Christina says:

    I think we should make this worth something.

    Winner gets into MIT?

  15. Siddharth says:

    lol @ christina :D

    but that would mean i would have no reason to enter, b/c i already WILL get into MIT ;D juuuust kidding :D

    gm, im pretty sure u can do much better work than that.. weak, gm, too weak (thats from Pirates of the Caribbean when that commander guy goes, Rash, Turner, too rash. i love that movie, along with The Italian Job.)

    but i do still hope u win! :D

  16. Anonymous says:

    hey guys hear smy submishi n

    i spent 8000 hrs n noatpad maki ng it lol

  17. gm says:

    Sidd, I’ll try better, just for you! =P

  18. Siddharth says:

    aaaaaaaahahaha!!! anonymous, i died laughing when i saw that. i clicked ur link w/o even reading the rest of ur post, so i was def in for a surprise :D

    it was great joke. very nicely done :D

    good stuff, buddy, now all u need is a name :D

    we should talk: SiddharthKShah [at], or 1.804.731.5214

  19. gm says:

    My second and official submission… I am photoshopped out. Gah this is as much photoshopping that I am going to do for one day lol

  20. Alan says:

    Here the chap and his dog are as members of Albania’s dynasty; specifically, the chap is King Zog and his dog is arbitrarily inserted.

  21. Alexandre says:

    GM’s #2 is awesome – although I think the plane’s number should be 2010 – or is there some significance to the 201S?

  22. gm says:

    Alexandre, awesome idea! Ok #2 revisied is going to be posted shortly! Thanks for the suggestion and your comment, I appreciate it!

  23. gm says:

    Revised #2 submission with Alexandre’s awesome suggestion! Go c/o 2010! Good luck to everyone who applied. =)

  24. Tom Gwinn says:

    I hope she likes Star Wars as much as I do…

    Presenting Star Dog: The Lost Hope

  25. Sarah says:

    I love Star Wars, that’s awesome! :D

  26. Christina says:

    These are cracking me up.

  27. gm says:

    Christina I agree with you as well! =)

  28. Jess says:

    Any chance we could get some more stock photos of Evie?

    (mad LOST fan as well)

  29. Jess says:

    Any chance we could get some more stock photos of Evie?

  30. Uren says:

    Not my creation but thought you should have a look:

  31. Christina says:

    Gm, that is AWESOME.

  32. gm says:

    Thanks Christina for the comment! I appreciate it! And anonymous, hilarious post. I must admit, like Sidd, I anxiously clicked your link lol

  33.…u guys have really mad photoshop skills

  34. Make your own MIT Admissions Comics!

    I made a quick php script:

  35. MasterPi says:

    Photoshop? r34| h4x0rz u53 Teh 6!m|*

  36. flubby says:

    If you can’t load the photos just copy/paste the URL in your browser. I don’t know why that error occurs :(

  37. Siddharth says:

    flubby, i dont know either, it seems like they have a block on outside linking, but then i can occasionally get around it, so that’s probably not it. anyway, i’ve uploaded the pics to a diff site. mail me if u want the pswd for later :D