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Photos Lie, Everyday

I can foresee a time when photographs may not be admissible in court as evidence anymore. It is just too easy to photoshop them to say what you want them to. I don’t know if anyone remember a 1972 movie called “Il n’y a pas de fumée sans feu” (“Where there’s smoke, there’s fire”) where a compromising image was doctored so expertly that even the police experts could not tell the pixels apart. By the way, the rascal used a Nikon F [dailymotion – Warning: slow action, as is usual for good French movies 😀 ] — and all that was before the Internet and digital photography.

Travel magazines will also doctor their images as the following article from attests to.

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