Archive for July 2010
21 Jul, 2010 | Posted by: psnotes
Photo Manipulation Isnít a Sin
ó But Lying About It Is
With technology making it so easy to profoundly alter photojournalistic images ó deleting or adding items, changing the source of the lighting and so on ó how can we, the audience, know that what weíre seeing is ďthe truthĒ?
The answer is, we canít.
While it is commendable that Reuters and Adobe, for example, are working to make altered files more readily identifiable, letís face it: itís a losing battle. It will never adequately protect news consumers. It Comes Down to Two People. More info: http://rising.blackstar.com/photo-manipulation-isn%E2%80%99t-a-sin-%E2%80%94-but-lying-about-it-is.html
; Posted in Photojournalism ; SOURCE: Paul Melcher .