A Call to End ‘Heartless’ Photoshopping

By Beacon Staff

It’s no secret that the magazine industry has pushed photoshopping its cover models to the limits. But there now seems to be a call to end what some photographers see as abusing the tool.

“My feeling is that for years now it has taken a much too big part in how women are being visually defined today,” (Peter) Lindbergh said in an e-mail exchange. “Heartless retouching,” he wrote, “should not be the chosen tool to represent women in the beginning of this century.”

Read the full story by Eric Wilson at the New York Times here.

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