What is photo credibility and why does it matter?
Since the advent of digital photography in 1998, we have been photographing the
world at an unprecedented pace. But digital photography has spawned new issues with
photo credibility. It is becoming easier and easier to alter our photos, and we do it
often, for a wide range of usually well-meaning reasons. However, will future
generations see our photos as a trustworthy record of
How does photos.com.au reflect photo credibility?
Here at photos.com.au we have integrated information about photo
credibility into our photo uploading, sharing and exploring. When you upload
your photos to our site, you are able to nominate whether your photo is
unaltered, altered, or a photo illustration, and you can also describe
what alterations you have made to your photo. When others view your photo,
they will see what type of photo credibility you have stated for your photo.
We have more plans for photo credibility mechanisms, so stay tuned!
These sites can provide you with more information on the ongoing developments in photo credibility and preservation: