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Messing Around with the Image Gets Another Photographer of the Year DQ’d

By June 11, 2019 Current News

Image via Pixabay from Pexels.com

Cross-posted from Light Stalking
[by Kehl Bayern]

How many stories do we bring you about this same old thing? A lot, but the message never seems to get through. But here we are and today we’re talking about image manipulation, public embarrassment, and losing the coveted title of photographer of the year.

A photograph by Bjorn Persson of an elephant called “Tim in Amboseli National Park, Kenya” was disqualified after winning for what Africa Geographic says when “post-production work by the photographer resulted in certain tears in the ears of the elephant not being accurately reflected.”

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