"ethics" related posts on the blog

Ethical questions of workshop photo grand prize

award questioned upon the werk photo

Hungarion version

Award winning photo and it's creation
Left: Edwin Ong Wee Kee's award winning photo
Roght: Ab Rashid's werk photo

PetaPixel and lots of other sites wrote about the $120 thosuand grand prize winner of the 2019 Hamdan International Photography Award (HIPA)  Edwin Ong Wee Kee winning with a photo that was taken at a workshop with dozens of photographers present taking the very same picture.

Not all photo edits are unethical

BBC reacts photo manipulation charges

Hungarion version

Original photo by Clemens Bilan/DPP/AFP/Getty Images
Edit by BBC

Photo editors at Hungarian news website Origo found a photo that seems to be retouched before publication on the website of one of the radio channels operated by BBC. A portrait of one of the musicians has been cropped out from a group shot and some details in the background have been cloned out. BBC claims it is not a faking of the photo because the photo is not used as a news image.