Kate Winslet doesn’t like Photoshop

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To prove there’s nothing new in all this controversy about altering published pictures with Photoshop, here is an article from April 2005.

I think it is a good summary and draws the distinction between fashion or glamour work and photojournalism.

Sometimes I think the prohibitions on any manipulation of a “journalistic” picture are excessive. But I understand the reason: once you permit some “fixes” it’s impossible to draw a consistent line.

Note that the article only talks about practices in Western countries. I would be very interested to read of how photojournalists, their editors and newspaper owners treat the subject elsewhere. I have a feeling the standards are not as strict elsewhere.



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