Saturday, August 27, 2011

Photo Editing and Ethics

Today we all have access to one photo editing program or another. Those programs give us great power to alter digital photographs. With this power comes responsibility, however. Are there alterations of reality that we as researchers should shy away from? Are there edits that are OK? We in the Pinellas Genealogy Society deal with such questions as part of our photo editing classes.

James Tanner in the Blog Genealogy's Star addresses that issue. In his post he shares our point of view, and he even shows us two photos, one original and one altered, to reinforce his point.

You can check it out at .

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