Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Another Reason To Get The NYT Print Edition: Today's Harrowing Page-One Photograph From Drought-Ravaged Kenya.

The NYT ran an impossible-to-miss photograph from Kenya on page one this morning, by Jehad Nga, to illustrate a story on the effects of drought. The first reproduction is taken from the NYT website. The second is a screengrab from a PDF of the NYT's print-edition front page. The difference is clarity is clear.

From the website:

From the PDF of the print edition:

Either way, it's a disturbing and powerful image.


Quincy said...

I thought you guys were against waterboarding. Weird.

Anonymous said...

Looks like the Web version was done using Macintosh gamma settings, and the PDF using Windows gamma settings. This has always been a quandry for Web designers, but finally the Macintosh, in its Snow Leopard Mac OS X update, has adopted the Windows 2.2 settings