During the Stalin era, Soviet officials frequently vanished from official photographs after falling out of favor at the Kremlin.
But the advent of Photoshop and its variety of tools has made it easier for photographers to tinker with images after they’re captured. By the same token, the internet has allowed skeptical bloggers around the world to analyze photos in depth, and expose chicanery. —Randy Dotinga —Adobe Tackles Photo Forgeries (Wired)
Thanks for the link, Karissa.