Oct 21, 2009

The Case of the Inappropriate Alarm Clock

(Errol Morris) ... Claims of posing, false captioning, and faking regularly appear in much the same way as they appeared in the 1930s. Clearly, Photoshop is not the cause of these controversies. They predate Photoshop and other modern means of altering photographs by more than a half century. But they allow us to ask an important question. What can we of the Great Recession learn from the photographs of the Great Depression? Continued

Photo: FSA/Library of Congress