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Fakery in Wildlife Photography

Posted By: James Morrissey

Fakery in Wildlife Photography - 05/02/18 01:14 AM

I was reading recently how a photograph was recently taken down by the British Natural History museum because the main subhect (an anteater) was allegedly stuffed.

This brought me to this article today - also in the Guardian - where they talk about thss being surprisngly common.

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2018/apr/30/fake-animal-photography-taxidermy-baiting

It is quite a sad commentary on the state of photography - but I suppose one should not be surprised. Anyway, let's hope that the gentleman who lost the prize is being honest when he says that this was not a fake.

James
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