Heng Swee Keat admits Lee Kuan Yew's birthday photo was photoshopped to mask the mysterious "glare" on the background

Hardwarezone Forum, 19 Sep 2014

Education Minister Heng Swee Keat has responded to online queires about the “strange” photo of MR Lee Kuan Yew’s 91st birthday which he first uploaded this week.
The photo, pictured above, showed Mr Lee Kuan Yew and several of his close staf members celebrating his birthday but netizens were confused as to why the background was pitch black and there were lighter ‘halos’ around the people gathered around Mr Lee.
Many netizens had speculated that the photo was photoshopped and questioned why such a thing was necessary.
In response, Mr Heng explained that the strange photo was indeed digitally altered.
"This was a personal photograph taken with a simple camera. The photograph had some glare in the background. An amateur adjustment was made to remove the glare,” he explained. Link

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NETIZENS SPECULATE THAT LEE KUAN YEW’S 91ST BIRTHDAY PHOTO WAS PHOTOSHOPPED - The Real Singapore
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