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Political Photo Manipulations

Surely you recognize the classic picture of Lincoln seen on the left, but did you know it is actually an early example of political photo manipulation? The image was originally Southern politician John Calhoun and Lincoln’s head was added to the image along with the words “union,” “constitution,” and “proclamation of freedom” in place of [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Altered Images

It’s all over the news this week – Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram decided to do a little Photoshopping on what should have been a rather benign picture. But it’s far from the first time a picture has been doctored for political reasons. Here are 10 of them (OK, nine – you’ll see why when you get [...]