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Pictures can say a thousand words and all journalists know just how much of an impact a good picture can have on a story, especially in the digital age.

But what happens when we’re not sure whether we’ve been conned by someone’s editing skills, or we’ve actually got our hands on a winner? Check out Nicole Smith Dahmen’s article on to make sure you’re clued up on ways to spot those deceptive shots.

From studying the angle of the photo, the crop and the lighting, Dahmen’s article ensures you will never be fooled by a phoney picture again.

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