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Historical photographs get a 'colorized' makeover - in pictures

Historical photographs get a 'colorized' makeover - in pictures | Digitally-altered Images | Scoop.it
Do historic photographs look better in colour? The colorizers think so. Skilled digital artists such as Sanna Dullaway and Jordan J Lloyd are keen to remind us that the past was as colourful as the present – and their message is spreading though Reddit and Facebook.• Read Jon Henley on the colorizers
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An Image of an NFL Player Burning a U.S. Flag Is Spreading — It's Fake

An Image of an NFL Player Burning a U.S. Flag Is Spreading — It's Fake | Digitally-altered Images | Scoop.it
An image of Seattle Seahawks player Michael Bennett burning the American flag is circulating around the internet. It's fake
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Volunteers try to repair damaged Sandy photos

Volunteers try to repair damaged Sandy photos | Digitally-altered Images | Scoop.it
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. -- A group of volunteers from across the nation visited Seaside Heights, N.J., this weekend in hopes of salvaging a bit of the soggy, moldy photos gathered by Sandy survivors.
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What does it feel like to be airbrushed? - BBC News

What does it feel like to be airbrushed? - BBC News | Digitally-altered Images | Scoop.it
What does it feel like to be airbrushed?
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Photoshopping Unhealthy for America's Youth

Photoshopping Unhealthy for America's Youth | Digitally-altered Images | Scoop.it
Several studies have linked exposure to "doctored" pictures to eating disorders.
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The Self Esteem Act: Parents push for anti-Photoshop laws in U.S. to protect teens from unrealistic body image ideals

The Self Esteem Act: Parents push for anti-Photoshop laws in U.S. to protect teens from unrealistic body image ideals | Digitally-altered Images | Scoop.it
Seth and Eva Matlins want commercials and magazine spreads to be accompanied by disclaimers if models have been significantly airbrushed or Photoshopped.
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Scenes From World War II Photoshopped Onto Today's Streets

Scenes From World War II Photoshopped Onto Today's Streets | Digitally-altered Images | Scoop.it
A photography project reminds us that soldiers surrendered and prisoners marched on the same streets we walk along every day.
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Time travel within a photograph

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Photographer Stephen Wilkes does something both jarring and beautiful with photographs: He merges images from different times of day together to show the passage of time. Martha Teichner reports on Wilkes' process to create stunning depictions of time.<br><br>
All photos copyright Stephen Wilkes.
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Oprah's Head, Ann-Margaret's Body: A Brief History of Pre-Photoshop Fakery

Oprah's Head, Ann-Margaret's Body: A Brief History of Pre-Photoshop Fakery | Digitally-altered Images | Scoop.it
People have been faking photos since long before digital tools came along.
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Video: Tsunami Photos Get Second Shot at Life

Volunteers from around the world restore photos damaged in Japan's tsunami.
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How McDonald's uses Photoshop to touch up their menu burgers - Telegraph

How McDonald's uses Photoshop to touch up their menu burgers - Telegraph | Digitally-altered Images | Scoop.it
McDonald's has disclosed how its most popular products look their tastiest best for advertising shoots and campaigns by using Photoshop.
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Time Responds to Criticism Over Simpson Cover - New York Times

In response to the barrage of criticism about Time magazine's cover portrait of O. J. Simpson in the current issue, James R.
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A Move to Curb Digitally Altered Photos in Ads - NYTimes.com

A Move to Curb Digitally Altered Photos in Ads - NYTimes.com | Digitally-altered Images | Scoop.it
Lawmakers in Britain and France are proposing ways to signal when a picture has been retouched, to counter the sometimes-unrealistic body image these photographs convey.
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