These days, each World Press Photo announcement, each Visa pour l’Image in Perpignan, each publication of a photo is hauled up for judgement in front of the 'retouching' courts. Cries of "Fake!" and "Manipulation!" are heard on all sides in the name of the supposed purity of photography that we're expected to believe is an absolute representation of reality. In collecting over a hundred photos over three years from the archives of US dailies - The Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun, The Boston Herald, The Denver Post, The Detroit News - Raynal Pellicer puts the debate back into context.
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