May 182004

I’ve often had to look at photos more than once, twice, or even more with the ever growing talent of photoshop users. I love photoshop, don’t get me wrong, but how many times have you looked at a photo and immediately think to yourself “That can’t be real”? Well below is an opinionated article where David Hockney explains that “In five years time I don’t think you will need to believe any kind of photograph from any source.”.

“Photographs have been much in the news. The most powerful government in the world has been badly shaken by one portfolio of shots of American soldiers mistreating Iraqi prisoners. Meanwhile, one of the most prominent figures on Fleet Street has been blown right out of his editorial chair by another set of British soldiers in Iraq, because they turned out to be a hoax.”

Read the full article here

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