How to Spot Doctored Photos: Fakers Beware!

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House couldn’t solve it.
CSI would be stumped.
Monk… maybe.

Can you tell this photo is a fake?

Scientific American’s research team have turned fake-photo-spotting into a forensic science.

From eye highlights to shadow direction, they break down the major mistakes fakers make. Watch out photo forgers! We’re on to you!

And now for the real mystery: Why Photoshop a flock of ducks into a riot scene?

How to Spot a Fake Photo
via Boing Boing

p.s. Revel in the absurdity of bad photo alteration at Photoshop Disasters.