Our Obsession With Unrealistic Body Images Needs Retouching.
By: SeeThru Team
She said: “This one is for all the troll haters out there that cannot seem to give me an ounce of credit for my daily workouts! The image on the left is an unretouched photo from the actual camera on the day of the shoot. The image on the right is the retouched photo. Yes skin is smooth and shadows are removed but I still think I look good on the left image. Flaws and all ️ hi hater!!! Click on it… I know you want to ”
It definitely doesn’t seem like they changed her body much at all — it’s all just a change in the lighting! She also thanked Kim Kardashian Westfor giving her the courage to go through with the shoot:
You have every right to feel confident, KoKo!
Don’t let anybody ever get you down!
Almost all readers of fashion magazines know that all the photos, at least to an extent, lie.
Images have been modified —with tricks of lighting and exposure and, more recently, with retouching software that can make celebrities and models look thinner, taller, unblemished, with brighter eyes and whiter teeth. Seemingly perfect. Advances in digital photography have made it so easy to manipulate photographs that cover models often resemble weirdly synthesized creatures.
Some bloggers have made a sport of identifying bizarre cases of Photoshop abuse, but the degree to which changes are made is rarely disclosed (and usually only when a magazine is caught). But as retouching has become more blunt, sometimes resulting in bodies that defy the natural anatomy of human bodies.