A reader sent me this photo, from Labour’s facebook page.
They’ve obviously photoshopped Cunliffe into this photo – check out the right side of his head.
I’m not a photoshop expert but I’ve shown it to a couple of people who handy with photo editing, and they reckon it is photoshopped. They may be wrong. Any experts out there who can offer an opinion?
UPDATE: Have had confirmed that David Cunliffe was at the rally. So the image may be touched up, but is genuine.
UPDATE2: Or maybe not. A reader e-mails:
Place your Cunliffe image in Photoshop
Go Image > Adjustments > Brightness/contrast and change brightness to about 40
separates Cunliffe from background
9 added arrows indicate small ‘artifacts’ in sloppy selection in cutting him out of original
1 on suit should is wrong lighting
The adjusted image is below:
UPDATE3: Heh, a reader sends in this photo, from the archives: