Feb 18, 2008

Photographer Says ‘Sorry’ For Faking Tibetan Antelope Picture


BEIJING, Feb 18 (Bernama) — An award-winning photographer in Tibetan antelope protection has apologised to the public for a picture he faked showing more than 20 of the animals roaming peacefully under a railway bridge where a train was passing, Xinhua news agency reported Monday.

“I’ve carefully read through all the Internet postings about the picture, which I’m ready to say, was modified with Photoshop software,” wrote Liu Weiqiang, 41, on a forum of, a website for photographer, on Saturday.

A posting appeared on the same forum last Friday pointing out three evidences to show Liu’s photo was fabricated.


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