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blueiron
08-23-2008, 13:33
www.azcentral.com/community/phoenix/articles/2008/08/23/20080823phx-royalpalm0823.html

This is truly a terrible job of photoshop and then to place it into a news story.... blech.

hwyhobo
08-23-2008, 13:41
Have I missed something here? What Photoshopped job?

blueiron
08-23-2008, 13:51
Have I missed something here? What Photoshopped job?


The photo in the news article. It is horribly 'shopped.

Easterbrook
08-23-2008, 13:57
http://www.azcentral.com/i/sized/0/2/A/e298/j350/PHP48ADF32FB2A20.jpg

Looks kind of fake-- the lighting on the man and woman is totally different (I think that's what you alluding too, at least). They need to get some a Reuters photo-journalists to show them how to make more realistic looking photoshopped images. :)

MrsKitty
08-23-2008, 16:39
Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh! Photoshoping is not the same thing as photojournalism. :rant:

There was an enormous photo on the front page of the paper here a few years ago. It was an awesome PS job but it was posed, faked and chopped. Then presented as real. I sent a lengthly email to the editor over that.

Photoshoping has it''s place but not trying to be passed off like this shot was. :rant:

hwyhobo
08-23-2008, 17:31
So the guy looks out of place. What I don't understand is why would anyone bother to paste him in. It makes no difference whatsoever to the story. Again, why bother?

mhambi
08-27-2008, 12:13
I thought we were talking about the terrible Quail Plumbing ad pic. :supergrin:


I'll go out on a limb here and say 'not shopped'. There's really no motivation, so to speak. Plus we're dealing with 300x200 pixel image here.... lots of things look goofy at that size. :)


Maybe he's just standing partially in the shade of that giant pine tree, and she's not. :shrug: