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Mystery solved without TinEye’s help!

James Danziger over at The Daily Beast chronicles his search for the photographer who took the initial photograph that Shepard Fairey used to create the Obama Hope image we are now all familiar with. Great little article, and all this without TinEye‘s help!

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The Idée Blog » Blog Archive » Will the real Obama Hope photograph stand up? January 23, 2009 at 2:43 pm

It seems that even though this is a very close match, the original image might have been another one: http://www.flickr.com/photos/25105505@N07/3212113517/
One more chapter to this novel :)

Waldir January 20, 2009 at 7:44 pm

Waldir: thanks for that link! I checked out stevesimula’s link and did a bit of image recognition work myself. Thanks!

Leila Boujnane January 23, 2009 at 2:48 pm