What would one consider as "cheating" in photography? Cheating is hard to define, so a simple definition is a deviation from what has been taken straight from the camera using just the camera lens and body, whether digital or film.
(2) Double or multiple exposure
(3) Use of various filters - color, polarizer, ND, rainbow, etc
(4) Photo editing using Photoshop, etc.
(5) Stitching of photos to form pano, 360 degree views, etc
(6) HDR photography using Photomatix, etc.
Your views much appreciated.