Retouching and photo composites have come a long way since the airbrush. Things are possible today that would have cost a fortune in the past. Below are just a few samples of Photoshop in action.
Using the only photo available fit in to an existing package line's design, creating images using several source shots for post card mailers or simply restoring and old photo!
Animations and slide shows add some interest to websites, but care must be taken. Browsers do not read graphics and excessive load times should be considered too.