Friday, July 11, 2008

Iran Photoshops Pictures To Hide Missile Failure

This one is right up my alley. Doing web design for a living, I have spent nearly every day of the past 15 years pushing pixels around in Photoshop. So when a bad Photoshop job crosses my eyeballs I have to post. I guess Iran's missile tests last week had a dud, which they decided to cover up using a little rubber stamp tool.

Here is the picture used in many newspapers. Note the areas of exact duplication in the smoke at the bases of the two right-hand missiles. This is classic copy/paste.

And here is the original:

And since most newspapers laid off their fact-checking staff to save money, the Photoshopped copy gets run.

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