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New Google Application: Google Reality

Google announce today that they will start a new Google application called Google Reality. This new feature is largely based on Google Street View. However, Google Reality extends further as included locations Such are New York City are monitored 24/7 and in still photo quality. Google hires 50 experienced photographers to search the material for news worthy moments and edit them to achieve printable quality.

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Too much Photoshop? I judged myself.

It is a case of ‘photoshopping‘ which i want to talk about today. Actually it is much more a story about how normal digital editing routines can be misunderstood as photoshopping.

Klavs Bo Christensen, a Danish photographer was nominated the Picture of the Year Denmark price was actually dismissed because of the use of photoshop (The original article about this case with example pictures). First of all, he did not photoshop in the classical sense since no parts of the pictures were altered or manipulated. Instead, he used the functions of the raw converter excessively. Which difference does this make? A big one, in my opinion.

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