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Norway Takes a Stance on Photos Posted by Influencers

Touched-up images on social media will need a label

(Newser) - Khloe Kardashian received attention in April for trying to pull an unedited swimsuit photo of herself off the internet that may have been posted accidentally. To quiet the discussion about the issues that raised, she then put a revealing photo on Instagram , saying, "This is me and my body...

Why Kate Winslet Objected to Sex Scene Edit

She's a middle-aged actor playing a middle-aged woman, for one thing

(Newser) - Kate Winslet plays Pennsylvania detective Mare Sheehan in HBO's Mare of Easttown, whose jaw-dropping finale aired Sunday. It's a role in which "there are clearly no filters," the actor tells the New York Times . It's "why people have connected with this character." It'...

National Archives: Sorry We Doctored Anti-Trump Photo

'We made a mistake' in blurring photo from 2017 Women's March

(Newser) - As the fourth Women's March took place in Washington, DC, on Saturday, the National Archive was busily apologizing for doctoring an image of the first one, saying in a statement that "we made a mistake." The agency had blurred President Trump's name out of a protest...

New Tool Reveals, Ranks Photoshopping

Labels digitally altered images from 1 to 5

(Newser) - Highly altered images of models and celebrities in fashion magazines have come under increasing scrutiny, with France even proposing that all airbrushed pictures come packaged with a health warning . A new tool could make that easier, as it analyzes photographs to detect digital retouching, Wired reports. Publishers have “gone...

Stop Photoshopping Demi Moore
 Stop Photoshopping  
 Demi Moore  

Stop Photoshopping Demi Moore

She looks better in Ashton Kutcher's Twitpic photo than in perfume ad

(Newser) - Demi Moore is entangled in another Photoshop controversy, but at least this time she didn’t lose any body parts. Her recently released perfume ad is obviously retouched—and it’s especially striking when compared to a similar picture husband Ashton Kutcher posted on Twitter . “The main thing this...

Bringing Sexy Back? How About Just Reality?
 Bringing Sexy Back?
 How About Just Reality?

Bringing Sexy Back? How About Just Reality?

Beyond blemishes, glossies have retouched the truth out entirely

(Newser) - Tired of seeing the truth airbrushed and Photoshopped entirely out of Vogue and its glossy rack-mates, Mark Morford, in the San Francisco Chronicle, ruminates on his ideal reality-based publication. His mag—Truth Hurts or My Eyes, My Eyes!—will feature "wrinkles and scars and flab and sag, stretch...

Has Airbrushing Gone Too Far?
 Has Airbrushing
 Gone Too Far? 

Has Airbrushing Gone Too Far?

Digital Barbie-fication of women called unhealthy trend

(Newser) - Shutterbugs have long altered pics, but now critics are cringing over the effects of airbrushing on young girls. French lawmakers have even approved a law against inciting "excessive thinness." But would such a move work in America? Maybe not, "but there are a whole lot of impressionable...

Experts Work to Create Ways to Identify Altered Photos

New tools can sniff out fakes

(Newser) - As photo doctoring grows ever more sophisticated—and common—so does the art of “digital forensics,” or identifying fakes. Lighting is among the most tell-tale signs of a photo that’s been altered, reports Technology Review, because it’s hard to get it consistent. Still, current tools are...

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