Thu Oct 05, 2006
Whats with these 'halo' photos?
I have been noticing a trend of photos that frame circular 'halos' around politicians heads.
This one of Bill Frist just stunned me..
But, wait, everyone is doing it!
And it's not just for rapture oriented Republicans, it's for rapture oriented Democrats, too!
whas up with dat?
for the photographers, it's a cheap compositional effect, if not so subtle.
I wonder if politicians media handlers are encouraging this by setting up their press conferences in just the right spot so they can get an image that just screams out 'I am the second coming of Christ..'
update: Well judging from a quick google search I guess I'm late on noticing this..
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