Switchin' Flies

by Barney Nelson

Once upon a time photographs could be used as evidence in a court of law. No more. Since the invention of Photoshop (computerized "fixing," "improvement," "faking") the truth telling assumed to be inherent in photographs was lost forever. One hundred years from now, no one will know what their ancestors  or even themselves actually looked like because blemishes are removed,wrinkles disappear, big noses or floppy ears are reduced, pounds are shed, dirt, crooked or missing teeth, braces, mismatched socks, even divorced spouses . . . you name it . . . gone!

To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition 

Rate this article: 
No votes yet