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Of Pelosi and Photoshop: Does Context Matter?



Link: Image Authentication and Forensics | Fourandsix Technologies – Blog – Of Pelosi and Photoshop: Does Context Matter?

In evaluating the appropriateness of any image editing, I tend to ask myself what the function of the photo is, what that photo is communicating, and whether the editing alters that communication in any way. I can’t help but see this photo—altered or not—as serving primarily a marketing or promotional function