Topic: Photoshop

Henry Peach Robinson/The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Out There

‘Faking It': Old-School Photo Trickery at the Met

A new show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art highlights a long history of faked and manipulated images.

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Rachel Hulin
In Progress

The Flying Baby

Exhausted and bored on an assignment, photographer Rachel Hulin thought it would be fun to make her baby fly. So her son Henry flew.

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Matt Wisniewski

Dreamscapes: Matt Wisniewski’s Digital Collages

Matt Wisniewski’s photo collages combine vintage and contemporary photography to make beautiful and surreal portraits.

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Reuters, via Korean Central News Agency
The Backstory

The Aesthetics of a Dictatorship: North Korea’s Photoshopped Funeral

The authenticity of government-released photographs from North Korea has been questioned for years but not until this week, during the funeral of Kim Jong Il, was the issue as widely discussed and analyzed.

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Mathew Brady—Library of Congress
The Backstory

Doctored Photos – The Art of the Altered Image

Photographic images can be altered and manipulated in various ways to change their meaning. David Levi Strauss traces the motivation and art of the altered image through history.

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Debbie Grossman—Julie Saul Gallery
Out There

For Women Only: Re-imagining Russell Lee’s Pie Town

Using digital manipulation, Brooklyn-based artist Debbie Grossman takes Russell Lee’s photographs of rural homesteaders in New Mexico, taken for the Farm Security Administration in 1940, and creates her own utopian village, My Pie Town.

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