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Old 02 August 2010, 10:15 PM
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Default Photoshopping before photoshop

Photography lost its innocence many years ago. In as early as the 1860s, photographs were already being manipulated, only a few decades after Niepce created the first photograph in 1814. With the advent of high-resolution digital cameras, powerful personal computers and sophisticated photo-editing software, the manipulation of digital images is becoming more common. Here, I have collected some examples of tampering throughout history.
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It has come early examples, right up until the present day. Click on the images to see originals compared to altered.
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Old 02 August 2010, 10:29 PM
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In lots of old conformation photos of dogs, they would brush out the lead and sometimes even the handler alltogether. Some were glaringly obvious.
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Old 04 August 2010, 05:00 PM
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The Ralph Lauren ad ( is just plain creepy. I can't believe that even made it past the editor.
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