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Subject: [Leica] Photoshopping truth - a polemic
From: leowesson at (leo wesson)
Date: Fri, 9 Jul 2010 10:20:28 -0500
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The photog had nothing to do with the retouch decisions.  It was an
editorial call.  So no matter how upright you are as a photog, you are
always at the mercy of your client.

Leo Wesson

On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 10:40 AM, Philip F <photo.forrest at> 
>>> That is not the truth, Philip, that is -your- opinion. Many people may 
>>> share your opinion, many may differ, but you can not be the arbiter of 
>>> "truth".
>>> Nobody on this list is.
>>> Frank
>>> On 7 Jul, 2010, at 22:31, Philip Forrest wrote:
>>>> The truth is that it's just wrong to edit a photo as much as the one in
>>>> question. That's the truth.
>>>> Phil Forrest
>>Frank is right, Phil, and I hope some day you will come to understand that.
> And for that I'm glad.
> I'm proud to hold myself and my work up to a higher standard.
> Phil Forrest
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