Skip to comments.Reuters Doctoring Photos from Beirut? [photo inside]
Posted on 08/05/2006 3:52:31 PM PDT by Hadean
OK, now things are getting weird.
This Reuters photograph shows blatant evidence of manipulation. Notice the repeating patterns in the smoke; this is almost certainly caused by using the Photoshop clone tool to add more smoke to the image. (Hat tip: Mike.)
Its so incredibly obvious, it reminds me of the faked CBS memos. Smoke simply does not contain repeating symmetrical patterns like this, and you can see the repetition in both plumes of smoke. Theres really no question about it.
Smoke billows from burning buildings destroyed during an overnight Israeli air raid on Beiruts suburbs August 5, 2006. Many buildings were flattened during the attack. REUTERS/Adnan Hajj
Hmmm ... I know roto-rooter news is a tad baised but this is over the top. It's probably doctored.
Aboslutly sickening, were do we raise our protest?
Even a picture isn't worth a thousand words anymore, especially if its from the MSM.
It DOES look like it was abused by the clone tool.
Good catch, LGF!
I was born with an extra finger!
dont you need the actual, original photo in order to claim another one is fake?
absolutely amazing but unfortunately not surprising. what is disgusting is how the sheeple lap up the pap served to them by the MSM.
No. I've used the Clone tool since before there was a Photoshop. That thing has been altered. I'd bet the farm.
No. I can guarntee this photo is a fake. I am a professional photographer and use Photoshop daily. These patterns happen when an inexperienced person is trying to 'clone' something.
Uh. The point is that this did NOT get lapped up.
No feathering...wrong size.....wrong brush.....
I hope everyone's saving this pic to their hard drives before Rooter's changes it.
Boy, they need to do something about their pollution there. Algore is going to have a fit when he sees this!
Looks like they had to clone a LOT of smoke. I'll bet there wasn't 10% of that smoke in the original photo.
You're right. I've used the clone tool also & this is blatantly enhanced.
Can you supply the original Reuters URL for these pictures?
all im saying is if you dont have the actual photo then people sound just like any tinfoil conspiracy theorist. I also think it looks suspicous....but we need to have a side by side evidence
Not only is it faked (using the clone tool)... It is faked by a complete amateur. I suppose the first few photos I 'enhanced' contained similar bad techniques, but I rapidly learned how to blend smoothly and not have noticable repeating patterns.
Hey Reuters... You want to hire me to do your fakes? I'm much better than the guy that did this.
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