I was looking at the photo of Trung Nguyen that appeared in the OC Register last week along with Steven Greenhut’s editorial Ã¢â‚¬Å“Either way, in the 1st District, itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s a Nguyen for taxpayers.Ã¢â‚¬Â and I found it strange that the background was so out of focus and color match from the clarity of the image of Trung Nguyen.
I clicked on the Register photo to get a better look and as I have pointed out with the arrows, this photo appears to me to be clearly a poor Photoshop of one image imposed upon another. It is a Register File Photo so no photographer is credited. Based upon closer inspection, I can tell why no photographer was credited.
I wonder if the OC Register has an answer?
I guess they figured that with so many Photoshopped images of Trung out there, no one would notice.
UPDATE:Ã‚Â Just got this photo from Martin Wisckol over at the Register. It looks like another Photoshop scandal was too much to hope for. Would someone please explain why it looks like Trung is pasted into the first picture and not in the original.
I can imagine the hypothetical “Fly On The Wall” in the OC Register Editorial Offices will hear something like this on Monday morning…
Greenhut: “Who’s the moron who thought it was a good idea to digitally alter a photo of Trung Nguyen and put it next to my editorial? Did you think no one would notice?”