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Photo editing began to be used almost immediately after the advent of photography techniques. They were divided into methods of photomontage without manipulation of the image after receiving the photo and retouching of the photo itself or its negative (plate, film, etc.)

Now, in the digital age, there are many ways to falsify filming with the help of editing in special programs.

Using a raster graphics editor

With the help of a raster graphic editor, you can make material evidence of varying degrees of quality, which depends on the graphic editor and the skill of the author. Various graphic editors are now available to all users of personal computers.

Using a three-dimensional modeling environment

With the help of a three-dimensional modeling environment, you can create not only photos, but also videos of various quality. Working with her requires sufficient professionalism. The results of the work of professionals in such programs can be distinguished from real photo and video materials only with the use of special tools.

With the use of special software tools for video editing

Video creation with the help of editors, modeling tools and special programs for video editing. There are a huge number of such programs, they are used for editing videos or queuing images. Almost anyone can master the basics and make a simple video, the "artificiality" of which will be noticeable at the first viewing. It is very difficult to distinguish the work of professionals, depending on their level, from "real" filming without special tools.


Resources for authentication (write in the comments if you know good services on this topic):

  • FotoForensics The service shows where and how the photo was edited.

  • The Truepic Service analyzes the video to establish its authenticity.

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