A Brief History of Photo Fakery


Photo: David King Collection, London


The New York Times has a slideshow of famous faked photographs, including Abraham Lincoln's head on John Calhoun's body and Stalin's erasure of his enemies. Shown above is the before and after photo manipulation where Nikolai Yezhov, a one-time head of Soviet's secret police NKVD and a central player in Stalin's Great Purge was himself purged - from life and this photograph.

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Oh, come on! What photo-fakery history is complete without the girls and the fairies? How about the moon landing? Billy Meier and his hubcaps?
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