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Photogate Update: Ikea Shot Is Real, and Spectacular

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[Image via Ham Hock/Flickr]

Yesterday, after posting an awesome photo of the graffitoed swamplands behind Ikea, we were struck with second thoughts. The shot was angled so perfectly, and its colors were so saturated, that we wondered if maybe we'd fallen for some well-executed Photoshopping. Well, we've heard from photographer Ham Hock in the comments, and he swears the photo is entirely real. He's also added another shot (above) to Flickr to demonstrate how genuinely swampy it can get in Red Hook. Ham Hock, we're sorry we doubted you.
· Photo of the Dark Side: What Lurks Behind Ikea [Racked]
· Ikea - Red Hook [Flickr]