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Quote We must avoid hypocrisy: “manipulated photography” is a redundant term. All photographs are manipulated. Framing is a manipulation, focusing is a manipulation, choosing the moment to snap the picture is a manipulation.… No human action exists that does not imply manipulation. Therefore, manipulation is exempt of moral value per se , and the fact that it carries negative connotations is a judgment that should be avoided. What are subject to moral judgment are the criteria or the intentions that are applied to manipulation. And what is subject to critical judgment is its effectiveness. —Joan Fontcuberta , 1995 Photographers Nancy Burson, 1948– Pedro Meyer, 1935– James Nakagawa, 1962– Jason Salavon, 1970– Concepts For photojournalists, digital manipulation is an issue of credibility. Serious newspapers and the National Press Photographers Association take a hard stance against adding, deleting or moving content in the photograph. For art photographers, digital manipulation is one more means in their technical repertoire to create whatever images they can imagine. Historically, art photographers have used digital manipulation in three ways:
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course PGY PGY2401C taught by Professor Teresadiehl during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.

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