The 5 worst Photoshop fails ever: From Kate Middleton to Nicholas Cage

Collage of Photoshop fails
(Image credit: Future)

Unless you've been living under a rock (a real one – not a Photoshopped one), you've probably caught wind of the ridiculous social media furore that has surrounded the Mothers' Day family photo shared by Kate Middleton, the Princess of Wales, this week. On close inspection, the image was an embarrassment of riches for anybody who enjoys seeking out Photoshop fails. From misaligned arms to misaligned heads, the whole thing was generally, er, misaligned. 

Which, of course, has got us feeling nostalgic about some of the other Photoshop fails we've seen throughout the years. From disastrous movie posters to accidentally rude typography, we've seen all manner of facepalm-worthy digital art clangers. Here's our hall of shame.

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.