Much fuss about Greenberg's Photoshopped McCain out-takes on her web site. "Offensive" etc etc. I find them interesting because she's a respected photographer who was commissioned to photograph him for The Atlantic magazine cover. Also interesting in that the Photoshop work isn't that good.
Jill Greenberg's Photoshopped McCain out-takes
Greenberg's web site is at www.manipulator.com. Because of her use of Flash, you can't deep-link to the individual pictures. From her home page you have to follow these onscreen options:
1. Click Enter Manipulator
2. Click Names
3. Scroll to John McCain and click his name
4. Click thumbnails at the bottom of the screen.
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