'Photo Vero'--A Modest Proposal

Van Riper, Frank
December 2007
Nieman Reports;Winter2007, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p77
The author offers opinions on how photographers can verify the documentary integrity of their work in the era of digital photography and the ease with which digital images can be altered electronically. There have already been scandals in which photojournalists for prominent publications have presented digitally altered work. The author suggests that the term "Photo Vero" be added to the credits of photographs to note the photographer's declaration that it has not been digitally altered.


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