Dr. Hany Farid of Dartmouth College New Hampshire teaches computer science. One of his essays entitled “Photo Tampering Throughout History” he reveals how photography lost its innocence a long time ago. He has catalogued many photo montages and other fakes, from ego-flattering photos of tyrants to photos that attempt to keep up with society’s image of beauty. The retrospective spans from 1860 to today and is worth a look.
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