Interesting social experiment using the tools of photography and model retouching. Everyday women have been transformed into cover girls who in the end turned out not to like the result better. They actually prefer accepting their original look instead of the altered but fake one portrayed by the retouched photos. We just don’t know if they are really honest in this video.
More photographers had to be disqualified from the final of this year’s World Press Photo contest because their creators performed minor alterations despite both contest rules and industry standards forbid this.
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.
While Instagram and other smartphone photo effects spread as much as other software manipulations, the magazine known for its wonderful photos National Geographic doesn’t want these tricks. The editors published their professional expectations to be met by photos submitted by readers.
It is an ethernal debate what editing can be done on a digital photo and what type of retouching is forbidden. I have searched through many sources for details on this topic. I think I found the most detailed description.
Why would you need an instant weigh loss diet if PhotoShop can make you slim in minutes?