The Times revisits photo fakery

I’m happy to see the Times run this piece re-ploughing old ground and opening up some new. Regardless of where you stand on image manipulation the fact is, imagery is an agenda-driven language prone to the same forms of distortion as any other language. As others have pointed out, the difference is our expectation that photographic images are in some way representative of a universal reality.  More here

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~ by keithphilpott on August 28, 2009.

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