We're Being Scammed

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Reuter’s is faking photos of what’s going on in the middle east.

Exhibit A (Faked Reuter’s Photo):
Exhibit A (Faked Reuter's Photo)

Anyone who’s had any experience in Photoshop (or any other photo editing software) should see the repeating pattern in the smoke. WHA?! Smoke doesn’t have repeating patterns in nature… take a closer look… the buildings repeat as well…

Exhibit B (copy/paste illustration):
Exhibit B (copy/paste illustration)

What would the original have looked like:
Exhibit C (what Reuters calls the “corrected” version of the photo):

The damage doesn’t look nearly as bad in the “corrected” photo as it does in the “original” (fake) photo, does it? Why would a major news agency like Reuters allow a faked photo like this to run? I hate to cry “conspiracy” but I can’t think of any other reason.

If you can, please comment!

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