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Digital Forensics: Five Ways To Spot A Fake Photograph

by | 3rd, June 2008

WANT to know how to spot a fake photo sure, look at every magazine cover.

And:

Lighting
Composite images made of pieces from different photographs can display subtle differences in the lighting conditions under which each person or object was originally photographed. Such discrepancies will often go unnoticed by the naked eye.

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For an image such as the one at the right, my group can estimate the direction of the light source for each person or object (arrows). Our method relies on the

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