Skip to comments.Was Famous Picture of Obama during Bin Laden Raid a Fake?
Posted on 05/19/2011 10:41:38 AM PDT by Nachum
Someone sent an email to me suggesting that if you blow up the photo of Obama sitting in the situation room during the OBL raid, it looks "Photoshopped".
Sooooo, you know how much I love a good conspiracy....
Are there any 'puter experts out there who want to take a look and analyze it it? The perspective does look a little small.
What says FReeper Nation?
One can't have too many rumors about the Fraud in Chief.
It’s real alright, the President is thinking about all the gold he missed out on that day.
He does look like a dwarf in that pic.
It is very dificult to retouch or alter digital images without leaving artifacts and things like irregular shadows.
If you zoom in on the idiot, he is clearly wearing a golf shirt and jacket, which lends credence to the story that he didn’t know this was about to happen and was “fetched” from the golf course.
Also, observe the body language of the idiot, as well as those in the room.
I truly think he wasn’t aware of the raid until it was already in motion.
It does look odd, like he’s been shrunk or someone has inserted a picture of him from a different sized picture.
I highly doubt someone like Gates would go along with it.
Is there ANYTHING about Obama that is NOT fake?
Was Picture of a Fake Obama during Bin Laden Raid Famous ?
Was Picture of Obama during a Fake Bin Laden Raid Famous?
OBL got 72 virgins, we got 72 versions.
Not looking for any conspiracy here, but these are some of the same questions I had when I first saw the photo with Barry in the corner. Check out my post #28 on this thread when the WH photo was released.
If it was faked they wouldn’t have used a pic of him in golf attire. Plus, they would have put him in a more prominent spot to pretend he was in charge.
I love it!
I think you’re exactly right. I believe Leon Panetta pulled the trigger on the operation, and by the time Premier Hussein could be retrieved to the situation room it was too late to abort the mission.
That also explains why the leaks about how in touch he was, clearly trying to cover up the fact he was an inactive participant in the planning.
As a former photographer, I’m guessing it was taken with a wide angle lens which distorts the size of objects in the front to appear larger, and shrinks objects in the background.
I’ve been able to take a picture with two objects only 2 feet apart, but appear 1/3 the size depending on the lens used.
Not much to see IMHO...and I don’t think you could PS something like that without leaving artifacts / false shadows just right.
Occams Razor: the simplest answer is probably right.
Hard to understand him/her working for 'bam when he could make a mint forging Vermeers.
I don't detect anything along the edges of the figures, the artifacts look fairly consistent.
But what is 'bam looking at? Does bite-me have lice?
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