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Visual Comm 1300 Abrams – Photoshop of Horrors I. Fred Ritchin a. Picture editor b. The fundamental difference between a photograph and a manipulated photograph is the lens i. The lens can be seen as quotation marks, it should be an icon to mark manipulated photographs so that we can say it is no longer a quotation from appearances c. Concerned about the manipulation of the reader, won’t know what’s real d. People are getting further away from reality, and instead fixating on OJ trial or Oprah Winfrey- type interactive talk shows e. Since Vietnam war, there’s been a diminution of pictures f. Now it’s all about pleasing the advertiser and consumer g. Some documents should just be left alone h. So I think that's a little bit of where the distinction is—that we use the easy credibility of a photograph, even though we weren't there, to pretend we were there or somehow to give ourselves the authority without having earned it. To me, that's where it breaks down i.
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