edwardhenry

March 16, 2007

Time Goes Photoshop

Filed under: art, photos — ted @ 9:49 am

Time magazine has a new cover design, and their first new issue of the new design features a Photoshopped picture of a crying Ronald Reagan.

Is Time hoping a little controversy will draw attention to its redesign? The first new-look issue, on newsstands tomorrow, features what appears to be a photo of Ronald Reagan with a fat tear sliding down his cheek, illustrating the cover story, “How the Right Went Wrong.” A somewhat cryptic credit in small type on the (revamped!) table of contents describes the image this way: “Photograph by David Hume Kennerly. Tear by Tim O’Brien.” Nowhere does it specifically state that the cover is a photo illustration—in other words, that it’s Photoshopped.

Read more here.

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