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Computing Photographic Forgeries

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1:10am, March 19, 2007

Last August, a photograph from Reuters appeared in newspapers around the world showing smoke plumes billowing from buildings after an air strike in Beirut. Bloggers soon noticed a strange repeating pattern in the smoke. A portion of the photograph, they said, had been copied and repeated in the picture, exaggerating the amount of smoke and destruction.

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