Germany already has many anti nazi laws in place. For example holocaust denial is verboten. Google has removed many neo nazi and old style nazi sites for Germany.
In my mind, the question is, did he use more than one negative to create the image, or cloning or additions? I agree, the simplest way to put the discussion to bed is for him to produce the original raw file. He claims he used one negative and no cloning. He is either telling the truth or he is lying. The practice he *claims* to have done is valid and accepted by all photojornalist and more importantly the awards rules. FWIW, As an amateur photographer myself, I would not consider what he *claims* to have done to be wrong.
The photojornalist's claim:
"In the post-process toning and balancing of the uneven light in the alleyway, I developed the raw file with different density to use the natural light instead of dodging and burning. In effect to recreate what the eye sees and get a larger dynamic range."
If I were him I would post the original, and the post-production images side by side. It would be very easy for him to do.
I take your point, However, I don't see a better alternative. Without photojournalists showing the horrors of tragic events what does that leave, Only writers are allowed to tell the story's without photos? Or, perhaps discussing tragedies in any form is bad? I personally think we need more photo journalist willing to go to the battlefields and in the case of the photo Gaza city so that more civilized people like you and me can sit at our computers and have a debate about whether or not what they are doing (taking photos of emotional, bloody events) is worthy or not. That way I don't have to get physically dirty.
First to mars or last, I'd still love to go. I love travel and it's been a dream of mine for as long as I can remember to go to space. I can't think of a more exciting place to travel than Mars. Even if I was not the first person to set foot on Mars. Just for the ability to see Earth from orbit, I'd go all the way to Mars. After seeing Earth from orbit, the rest is just gravy. Sure you might never make it back, but most people never have a chance to complete a lifelong crazy dream. Sign me up! So long cruel world.
True, the user is always the weakest link.
"Oh I just found a shiny thumb drive in the parking lot... I know, I'll plug it in to the PC I use to monitor the centrifuges."
It's not hard to envision a government employee/military worker/civilian contractor here doing the same thing.
I also give a big recommendation for Paint.net. Like you, for my needs, it's a better bet than GIMP. I'm not a pro graphics person, but I like Photoshop and Paint.net and can't stand gimp. Paint.net, loads fast, simple intuitive interface, it works the way I expect it to.
Point taken. Most of them are probably happy to continue to use Photoshop and let their company pay for the license.
I've used Photoshop for years and CS6 now (work paid for it) and I've tried gimp several times. I'm not primarily a graphics person, but, IMHO Photoshop is superior to the point where gimp isn't even close. As far as open source graphics, I much prefer paint.net over gimp and even over photoshop for most simple tasks.
If I had to subscribe to it for $50/month and pay the bill myself, I'd try to figure out how to deal without Photoshop. I'd like to see gimp developed to the point that it would be able to better compete with photoshop. For me the biggest drawbacks are the UI and the speed. I don't think either one of those would be super easy to "fix".
creatative professionals != gimp coders.
Graphics people could decide to contribute money to the project and feature requests but coding, don't hold your breath. All of the best graphics people I know couldn't code there way out of a paper bag, no offense to paper bags, some of my best friends are paper bags.
I've actually tried to teach her. I think it would be good for her to know how to drive a standard. She's not bad at it, she just doesn't feel comfortable yet.
Agree, I love my wife but, I got a manual so she would never drive my car. That and they are far more fun!
Consider me one of those who think it's sporty. In fact I love driving a standard. It's far more fun and I love the instant power it provides.
When you are cruising at highway speed in your automatic and you decide to hit the gas, it takes what seems to me, forever, for the auto transmission to guess the correct gear downshift and then finally you have the power. This might only be a second or 2 but it's 1 or 2 seconds too long for me. In my car I downshift and then when I hit the gas pedal, imagine this, the car is instantly accelerating. It's unbearable for me to drive an auto car any more.
You can make an argument for paddle shifters and or modern dual clutch auto, but for my money the stick shift is more fun, even if not faster in every situation.
Also my car has a cool little feature for taking off on an incline that automatically prevents rollbacks for a couple seconds when starting off.
Electricity, like information, wants to be free.
I also like tineye.com for image search based on an image. The database size isn't the biggest but I like the engine a lot. It can find photoshopped images too.
soon in NY his comment would be
Nah, that's only when they charge you $10 for a bucket of popcorn and 2 16 oz cups of fizzy sugar water.
Planter Faciitis is a common overuse injury lots of runners get as well. Anytime you are using/overusing muscles in a way your body is unaccustomed to it can cause problems. Still, problems caused by exercise, usually have simple solutions, like easing up a little or adding a different exercise to compensate. Overall your risks of health problems are far greater from lack of exercise than from an overuse injury.
I say if you are interested in a standing desk, try it out, but have a backup sitting station as your body gets accustomed to it's newly used muscles.