Fauxtography: Obama German photo?

Look at the photo embedded from the New York Times below. It’s an Associated Press photo credited to Jae C. Hong. It’s obviously been altered.

Try to read “Angola” in the original. Uh-huh. Read “Angola” in this version that’s been flipped horizontally:

Another thing that bugs me? These extraordinarily large people facing the wrong way. Their heads shouldn’t be that large if they are the same distance as the others.

And what the heck is this?

This is all original work, by the way. I am very curious, do you see what I see?

Update at 2:00 p.m.

Here’s the AP original:

It looks like this lady has been added:


  1. Thanks. I could see hands, but I couldn’t for the life of me figure it out. You’re right, once it’s suggested, I can see a laptop.