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It appears to me that the Chinese papers are quick to use photoshop in their “news” stories but the editors don’t seem to be very capable in determining when a photoshopped picture looks any good. Take a look at the photo below. Does something look not quite right?
According to the story, these three Chinese officials are inspecting a recently-repaired road and praising the good quality. The quality of the road does look fine in this picture but look at the quality of the three gentlemen. Look at their feet. There is no shadow. The men appear to be floating. Try this yourself. Take a picture of a person (or, really, of anything). If there is light, you will always have a shadow.
The picture received a lot of comments (all negative) but that didn’t seem to hold any weight with the editors. Here is another: