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Selected news about graphic design, photography, film studies and media & interaction design for CV students at ECAL (Lausanne, Switzerland)
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What are some of the most widely circulated fake pictures?

What are some of the most widely circulated fake pictures? | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it
According to Twitter accounts like HistoricalPics, the sight of two women wearing shorts in public for the very first time in 1937 was scandalous enough to cause the car accident above. Except that it didn't. And it wasn't the first time women wore shorts in public. City of Toronto Archives, and asked them about the image. They confirmed the date of the photo (1937) and said that it was not only staged, but that they have plenty of other photos of women wearing shorts that predate this one. Shorts weren't common quite yet, but they were certainly around. And if you spend even half a second looking at the image, you'll notice plenty of clues that it's a staged photo. The car doesn't have a single dent. Those cheeky Canadians could've achieved a much more authentic look by plowing that car into a light pole at high speed.
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Photographs Have Been Lying To You All Along-- The Sordid History of Photoshop and Faking It

Photographs Have Been Lying To You All Along-- The Sordid History of Photoshop and Faking It | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it
Many of the most famous photographs in history have been manipulated. So just how good or bad is it? This post raises questions photo manipulation and reminds us all wherein the onus lies.
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Someone has made fake London Underground signs, and whoever did it is a ruddy genius

Someone has made fake London Underground signs, and whoever did it is a ruddy genius | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it
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Architectural Photography without Architecture

Architectural Photography without Architecture | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

The technologies of representing architecture have advanced steadily over the years, from drawing to photography to digital rendering — and have lately taken a new leap.

 
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