Photoshop Helps Indian Minister Gather Crowd in Political Rallies

A large crowd is made by Photoshop cloning the original few people in the rally, many times over, placing them side by side in the photographs creating the perception of huge public participation.

November 07, 2007

What can politicians do when they are addressing a political rally and there aren’t enough people in the audience?

When the chief minister of an Indian state ran into a similar problem, his press department hired some Adobe Photoshop expert to create fake crowds with the Clone tool in Photoshop.

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Enlarge the photograph above and observe circles that have the same color. via

Related: Journalists take Photoshop lessons, Reuters Images