Award-Winning Photojournalist Accused of Faking Photos of Assassins | Fstoppers

Award-Winning Photojournalist Accused of Faking Photos of Assassins | Fstoppers An award-winning photojournalist stands accused of faking a series of images documenting hit men carrying out acts of violence in Honduras. It is alleged that Swiss/Italian photographer Michele Crameri staged several shots of men wielding guns and threatening to kill people, following revelations from the […]

Adobe’s new AI tool automatically spots Photoshopped faces – The Verge

Adobe’s new AI tool automatically spots Photoshopped faces – The Verge The world is becoming increasingly anxious about the spread of fake videos and pictures, and Adobe — a name synonymous with edited imagery — says it shares those concerns. Today, it’s sharing new research in collaboration with scientists from UC Berkeley that uses machine […]

Thoughts about Deepfakes – Thoughts of a Bohemian

Thoughts about Deepfakes – Thoughts of a Bohemian Certified trust will soon become the most important value for visual content. Trust that images or videos are not altered in any way that could deceive the viewer. No fake images or montage, no biased alterations. By imposing accountability, the lines between deception and truthfulness would be […]

This Microbiologist Can Spot Your Fake Images – PhotoShelter Blog

This Microbiologist Can Spot Your Fake Images – PhotoShelter Blog When National Geographic published Beth Moon’s images of “the world’s oldest trees by starlight,” seasoned astrophotographers like Adrien Mauduit cried foul. Not only were sections of the sky cloned, but specific stars were appearing in portions of the sky that were physical impossibilities. As other […]

Scientific Errors in Those Nat Geo Milky Way Photos

Scientific Errors in Those Nat Geo Milky Way Photos In the wake of the controversy raging on the Internet over the past few days, I wanted to take a deeper look at some of the pictures that were published. The goal here was to try and determine if Moon’s pictures were manipulated based on the […]

This Milky Way Photo on Nat Geo is Raising Eyebrows

This Milky Way Photo on Nat Geo is Raising Eyebrows National Geographic recently published a series of gorgeous photos by photographer Beth Moon that shows some of the world’s oldest trees under the stars. But one photo, in particular, is now raising eyebrows after sharp-eyed readers noticed something strange about it.

Andrew Moisey Criticized for Sexist Double Standard on Consent in American Fraternity Photos | PDNPulse

Andrew Moisey Criticized for Sexist Double Standard on Consent in American Fraternity Photos | PDNPulse Photographer Andrew Moisey, author of an acclaimed 2018 book about the underside of college fraternity life, has come under criticism for obtaining consent from the men he photographed, but not from all of the women. Critics accuse him of a […]

These teen activists want you to run their pictures if they die by gun violence. Read these guidelines first. – Poynter

These teen activists want you to run their pictures if they die by gun violence. Read these guidelines first. – Poynter MyLastShot.org organizer Kaylee Tyner, a Columbine High School student, was not born when the shooting occurred. But she says that if students placed a small sticker on their IDs stating, “In the event that […]

The Problem Isn’t the Photo Contest, It’s Us – PhotoShelter Blog

The Problem Isn’t the Photo Contest, It’s Us – PhotoShelter Blog Eye-rolls, shrugs, and barbs greeted the $120,000 Grand Prize winner of Dubai’s HIPA Photography Prize. Malaysian photographer Edwin Ong’s photo of a partially blind Vietnamese woman carrying her baby was derided for representing yet another “poverty porn” contest winner before it was suggested that […]

Hoda Afshar and how to see people as individuals – Witness

Hoda Afshar and how to see people as individuals – Witness The question of how the different members of society are represented make for some of the most heated debates in photography. Whether it’s the New York Times showing pictures of distress in Kenya, the distancing strategies used by Richard Mosse in his installation featuring […]

Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Jurors Withdraw in Protest of TD Bank Funding | PDNPulse

Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Jurors Withdraw in Protest of TD Bank Funding | PDNPulse Four jurors for this year’s Magenta Foundation Flash Forward emerging photographer competition have withdrawn in protest of the competition’s major sponsor, TD Bank Group. TD is one of several financial institutions that have provided financing for the Dakota Access Pipeline, the $3.8 […]

The Disturbing True Story Behind the Iconic ‘Afghan Girl’ Photo

The Disturbing True Story Behind the Iconic ‘Afghan Girl’ Photo Tony Northrup recently decided to create a video celebrating photographer Steve McCurry’s most famous photo, the iconic “Afghan Girl” portrait featured on the cover of National Geographic. But upon researching the shot, Northrup learned the other, more disturbing side of the story that’s more hidden […]

Debunking the Myths of Robert Capa on D-Day

Debunking the Myths of Robert Capa on D-Day Our project, in a nutshell, dismantles the 74-year-old myth of Robert Capa’s actions on D-Day, June 6, 1944, and the subsequent fate of his negatives. If you have even a passing familiarity with the history of photojournalism, or simply an awareness of twentieth-century cultural history on both […]