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Reuters Photograph of Rebel Firing RPG Accused of Being Fake

Posted on September 27th, 2011 at 22:13 by Paul Jay in category: News -- Write a comment


Reuters published the above image as an Editor’s Choice photo yesterday, and almost immediately readers began leaving comments questioning whether the photograph was Photoshopped. The debate soon spread to other websites, including Reddit, and it appears that the photographs has since been taken down (though it can still be seen in its original slideshowfrom last week).

  1. The fire effect is surprisingly similar to the ones you can create with Autodesk’s Combustion

  2. Indeed, or Motion, after effects, or any standalone particle generator out there.

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