You’d think that falsifying photos is merely a feature of the photoshop generation, but tampering with photos has been done since photos were invented. Check out this very interesting post entitled Digital Tampering in the Media, Politics and Law.
The Redbook cover with Faith Hill is just plain depressing – she’s really pretty without making her thin enough to be pre-pubescent. And the cover of the UW magazine, where they photoshopped in a black guy to make the crowd look more diverse? Hilarious. Be sure to click through on the photos to see the before and after versions.