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Early 1900s Postcards Show Off Primitive 'Photoshopping' Skills

Before Photoshop, cruder photo manipulation techniques were used to bend viewers' realities, like multiple exposure, forced perspective, combination printing, overpainting, and retouching negatives and prints.
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    Photomontage of three women and a little girl pulling up a giant carrot root. Several other giant carrots, some of which have been pulled out of the ground, fill the scene. The word, "Carrots," is imprinted at the bottom of the image field.For more information about this image, click here:www.wisconsinhistory.org/whi/fullRecord.asp?id=44658To browse a featured gallery of Larger Than Life: Tall-Tale Postcards click here:www.wisconsinhistory.org/whi/feature/talltales/Did You Know?The Wisconsin ...

  • Kyle Crider

    Freakish, Century-Old “Tall Tale Postcards” Were the ‘Shops of Their Day

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