don’t believe everyanything you see

Via several bloggers, I came upon this amazing gallery of photographs (some digital, some film) that have been digitally retouched or otherwise altered. In some cases the before-and-after differences are subtle; in some cases they are dramatic. (Particularly horrific/fascinating is this one of a bikini’d woman made some 10 years younger.)

It just goes to show: every photograph you see, in print, broadcast, or online media, should be approached with skepticism.