Photo manipulation involves transforming or altering a photograph using various methods and techniques to achieve desired results.Some photo manipulations are considered skillful artwork while others are frowned upon as unethical practices, especially when used to deceive the public, such as that used for political propaganda, or to make a product or person look better.
which, alongside other contemporary packages, were effectively replaced in the market by Adobe Photoshop and other editing software for graphic imaging.
Photo manipulation has been used to deceive or persuade viewers or improve storytelling and self-expression.
In the 1930s, artist John Heartfield used a type of photo manipulation known as the photomontage to critique Nazi propaganda.
Some ethical theories have been applied to image manipulation.
Photo manipulation dates back to some of the earliest photographs captured on glass and tin plates during the 19th century.