Fauxtography (in Australian press)

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Re: Fauxtography (in Australian press)

Unread post by brianv » Wed Jul 09, 2014 5:29 pm

anonjedi2 wrote:brianv,

I asked him for the .exif data last night. Here is our Twitter exhange:
Me: Some problems w/this pic that suggest it has been photoshopped, ie, lighting and the size of subjects? (linked to photo)

EddieJim2: you must be an expert.[...]
:wacko:
Nutcase indeed. Well done for calling out this umpteenth media clown!

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Re: Fauxtography (in Australian press)

Unread post by iCONOCLAST » Wed Jul 09, 2014 6:31 pm

I have written a formal letter to the editor on the issue of using a photo montage,
and the recalcitrance of both the reporter and the photographer.

Funnily, in the state of Victoria, I have the power to certify these men insane! :D

I really appreciate the assistance of the forum in pursuing the realty of fake stories.
When you look at the article as a whole, one gets a distinct impression that
the vicsim will start living life to the full once she is given a huge payout from
the state 3rd party accident insurer.
Maybe we should chase down these little people and ask them why they
simply refuse to follow the rainbow to their own pot of gold! :P

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Re: Fauxtography (in Australian press)

Unread post by simonshack » Wed Jul 09, 2014 7:12 pm

iCONOCLAST wrote:I have written a formal letter to the editor on the issue of using a photo montage,
and the recalcitrance of both the reporter and the photographer.

Funnily, in the state of Victoria, I have the power to certify these men insane! :D

I really appreciate the assistance of the forum in pursuing the realty of fake stories.
Way to go, Iconoclast. Do keep us updated on any developments.
Sounds like the state of Victoria is blessed with some decent lawmakers! ^_^

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Re: Fauxtography (in Australian press)

Unread post by Farcevalue » Wed Jul 09, 2014 8:24 pm

"So, how about them (insert name of sports team here)?"

Edit: Comment is out of sequence. It was a response to the "reporter's" suggestion to follow him on twitter and disengage the subject of fauxtography. So much for timing.

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Re: Fauxtography (in Australian press)

Unread post by iCONOCLAST » Thu Jul 10, 2014 2:47 am

While I was in the mood, I could not resist emailing the lawyer (Gary TROLLope) involved in the compo case...
Good afternoon,

I am writing as I am curious to see if you included a claim for Amber shrinking in height to 79 cm, as per

"The Age" feature story by Nino Bucci.

As a medical practitioner of 26 years standing, I can assure the Quinns that money plays no part

in the treatment of chronic pain.

Kind Regards

Dr Simon Thompson
:D

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Re: Fauxtography (in Australian press)

Unread post by iCONOCLAST » Tue Jul 15, 2014 6:07 am

Gary Replied !
Hello Dr Thomson,

I refer to your note.

I am not sure I understand where you are coming from in your note.

Perhaps you could elaborate.

Regards,

Gary Trollope
:)

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Re: Fauxtography (in Australian press)

Unread post by iCONOCLAST » Fri Jul 18, 2014 6:51 pm

Found the backdrop scene :o

https://www.google.com.au/maps/@-38.121 ... en7NEg!2e0

At least Nino was straight with the photo being shot from near the Quinn home in Portarlington. I will phone the Quinns at a decent hour and ask if they were taking photos standing outside 70 Point Richards Rd.

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