An image is worth a thousand words . . .but can you trust it?!

Images have been altered or even tampered with for a very, very long time. It has become much easier to do so in modern times with digital photography and digital editing.

What makes this more than a reminder of the obvious is the fact that it not only slipped by Reuters but that it was distributed and seen by a large percentage of the world due to the impact of the volcanic eruptions in Iceland on air traffic.

http://thestar.blogs.com/photoblog/2010/04/volcano-picture-erupts-modern-darkroom-dilemma.html

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~ by notrous on April 24, 2010.

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