[Jandek] Photoshop

kevingilmartin at planetsofsound.com kevingilmartin at planetsofsound.com
Sun Jun 27 18:19:32 PDT 2004

Well, there ARE other means of editing photographs. After all, this isn't
a new thing that's only been in existance since the advent of Photoshop.
Who knows if he even did it recently? Perhaps the photo was edited whenever
it was originally taken (seventies? eighties?)

>-- Original Message --
>Date: Sat, 26 Jun 2004 22:43:57 -0500
>From: djobe at uark.edu
>Subject: Re: [Jandek] Photoshop
>To: jandek at mylist.net
>...all of this revealing, finally, that the man DOES know about computers,
>and how to use (somewhat) complicated programs!
>This contradicts largely the impression he gives in the Vine article, unless
>this is a hobby he's developed in the ensuing years.
>i don't think so.
>Or maybe "Jandek" doesn't use computers but "Sterling Smith" does.
>So - what's he hiding in this picture?
>And why?
>And did he want us to discover this, or did he assume that we wouldn't?
>i love it.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: Ivan Shiel <ivan at barkingstars.com>
>Date: Saturday, June 26, 2004 12:39 pm
>Subject: Re: [Jandek] Photoshop
>> I had a look at this and it seems that the path over Jandek's left
>> shoulder is largely a photoshop creation.  Some of it is quite
>> hard to locate in the rest of the picture, but I've marked all the
>> obvious areas that repeat.  The parts that aren't marked feature so
>> much repetition it looks like it's covering stuff up too.  Also the
>> leaves in that path are bigger than the ones in the other path.
>> Anyway, here it is:
>> http://barkingstars.com/b3ta/jandeksol.jpg
>> Saturday, June 26, 2004, 12:23:26 AM, you wrote:
>> ST> Pierre Sandgren writes:
>> >>From: "pierre sandgren" <sandgren_p at hotmail.com>
>> >>To: seth at tisue.net
>> >>Subject: RE: [Jandek] Shadow of Leaves
>> >>Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2004 22:16:44 +0000
>> >>
>> >>hi great nu record listened it in the tub tonight.  never tired 
>> of the
>> >>jandek, men
>> >>the cover  was interesting with its repetition of some parts in the
>> >>back, look at the the left of the picture  and further to right and
>> >>yollsee.  hey  maybee lts cover somting up
>> >>
>> >>cheers pierre
>> ST> He's right -- check it out.  Some of the trees along the top are
>> ST> duplicates of each other.  The photo appears to have been 
>> doctored in
>> ST> Photoshop in other places as well, for example around the 
>> figure's legs
>> ST> at the bottom edge and around left shoulder (his left, our right).
>> ST> Scandal!!
>> ST> ==
>> ST> Seth Tisue - seth at tisue.net - http://tisue.net
>> ST> "It is better to stay indoors and not mess around
>> ST> with useless experiences." - Rudolph Wurlitzer, _Nog_
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