World Press Photo Eliminates 20 Percent of Images for Manipulation

By Allen Murabayashi

Stepan Rudik's 2010 3rd Place winning entry was disqualified for excessive burning that eliminated a foot in the background.

Along with the announcement of the World Press Photo winners, TIME reported that 20 percent of the images that reached the second-to-last round of judging were disqualified for “excessive post-processing.” Particularly problematic was the sports category. Last year, James Estrin reported in the LENS blog that 8 percent of the finalists’ images were disqualified for manipulation.

Stepan Rudik’s 2010 3rd Place winning entry was disqualified for excessive burning that eliminated a foot in the background.

World Press Photo managing direct Lars Boering told TIME, “It seems some photographers can’t resist the temptation to aesthetically …read more

Via: Photoshelter

    

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