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How Supermodels Really Look

Hits: 77203 | Rating: (3.2) | Category: Arts & Literature | Added by: shumski
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Female, 13-17, Eastern US
 1464 Posts
Monday, January 01, 2007 1:25:05 AM
most of the people saying that all they changed is the lighting are men... it's the little things they changed that really affect you. it's those little things you see in yourself and dwell on because the girls in magazines don't have that. I was bulemic from when I was 12 until I was 14, almost 15. Trust me, it was the things like not having a perfectly defined waist and not having legs as thin as my arms that caused it... It's nice to know that everyone has that. I just wish the people editing pictures would stop. They mess with so many girls.

Female, 13-17, Western US
 771 Posts
Saturday, December 30, 2006 5:03:02 PM
Now, I don't feel like I have to be a anorexic to be beautiful! Yay, me!

Female, 18-29, Southern US
 672 Posts
Saturday, December 30, 2006 2:18:43 PM
a lot of stomaches disappeared, and even more boobs grew... lol wow not that hard to be a model, huh?

Female, 13-17, Australia
 32 Posts
Saturday, December 30, 2006 5:29:14 AM

~Wont you please visit pengky? she's oh so lonely...she would love a visit!~ Pengky!

Female, 13-17, Canada
 156 Posts
Saturday, December 30, 2006 2:52:50 AM
I noticed that any guys in the photos were hardly retouched, but most (if not all) of the girls were completely done over?

Female, 18-29, Europe
 130 Posts
Friday, December 29, 2006 9:17:56 AM
Firstly these models are in now way fat. Seriously

Secondly i think it's somewhat interesting that the so far there are hardly any "real" fat models out there dispite the appalling fact that both the population of britain and the USA are getting fatter (these are the only two that i comfortably know about there are probably more). The average clothes size is increasingly yearly...surely we need a touch of reality in modelling? Instead of this un-realism?

Female, 13-17, Eastern US
 119 Posts
Wednesday, December 27, 2006 8:17:41 PM
Woah, that was like, life changing dewd...

Male, 13-17, Canada
 59 Posts
Wednesday, December 27, 2006 1:33:26 PM
ewwww look at the second ones arm wtf

Female, 13-17, Eastern US
 162 Posts
Tuesday, December 26, 2006 10:22:25 AM
...*shivers* The first one I sent to a bunch of my friends. Eek.

Female, 13-17, Western US
 315 Posts
Tuesday, December 26, 2006 2:40:46 AM
it feels weird seeing the same picture with slight differences, and having all the major facial expressions and clothing and jewelry stay in the same place when the picture changed O_O

Female, 18-29, Canada
 1081 Posts
Tuesday, December 26, 2006 12:34:42 AM
wow they're so.... fat =S

Female, 13-17, Australia
 122 Posts
Monday, December 25, 2006 11:59:11 PM
JaLacaob, I totally agree, and I think it's great that it's a male who's saying all this. I recently read a survey that showed many men put pressure on women to be thin and supported retouching of photos. I thought all the women were gorgeous and looked almost alien with the retouching.

Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 1794 Posts
Monday, December 25, 2006 5:10:33 AM
..literal, actual hips. I specifically recall a pink dress with a frilly bottom which this was done. Or the arm thing.. a NORMAL occurrence on an arm be them muscled or just healthy and not a stickly skeleton.

They're removing natural wrinkles (a woman's armpit was edited) and natural markings that make a person who they are, and telling us these things are 'ugly' when they're just -normal-. Even on beautiful women.

Lastly? There's a lot of background changes, yes, but those 'lighting changes' on the skin? Those aren't lighting changes.. it's called 'bronzing'. It's fake. It makes them look almost surreal, and tanned, and 'glowy'. Our people are trying to achieve that in real life, without photoshop, but with harmful tanning products.

Those 'little' changes are in fact incredibly huge (Butterfly Effect, anyone?). It's what's messing up our female population. I pity us for continuing this practice.

Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 1794 Posts
Monday, December 25, 2006 5:06:35 AM
Dunno if anyone is checking this anymore, but I think I need to put more out there than 'The first ones looked better' and throw some real thought onto this.

ISaid: It wasn't a lump. Her upper arm is pressed against her side so it's 'flattened'.. which makes it appear fat, but it's just being pressed against. Anyone's arm with a healthy amount of weight on them will do that.

As for this in general: The changes weren't as 'minor' as you all think they are. Sure, the women were already beautiful before the touchups, and it shows that many women are -beautiful- as models.. but after the photoshop? Now they're pushing from 'achievable' to 'unachievable', but teens and women are trying to achieve that in harmful ways: Tanning, Starving, Eating Disorders.. and it messes up their heads, too, trying and trying and failing all the time.

An 'inch' off a tummy, be it fat or healthy weight is a lie. Some of that was HIPS being taken off (continued in next post)

Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 4 Posts
Sunday, December 24, 2006 10:56:27 PM
the not photoshoped version of the second picture is really weird. she has a giant lump on her arm.

Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 4 Posts
Sunday, December 24, 2006 10:52:38 PM
i think i am prettier than the models before they get touched up. mayb i should get into modeling. some of those models were really fat!

the only thing thats fat is your ego. i hope you fall in a ditch.

Female, 18-29, Midwest US
 455 Posts
Sunday, December 24, 2006 9:35:07 PM
Well I guess the camera adds ten pounds and then photoshop takes it back off, plus some.
I should photo shop my tummy . . .

-Attempts photoshopping pictures, yet fails miserably-

Female, 18-29, Midwest US
 711 Posts
Sunday, December 24, 2006 9:07:54 PM
That first one wasn't fat, they only shaved off maybe an inch of her body... it looks like her rib cage is just not small enough to be that skinny... or maybe she did have a very, VERY little bit of fat on her tummy... but whatever. Who wants to have sex with a friggin' skeleton? Guys? Seriously, would you rather have a stick skinny girl or one with some curves? I don't know why teen girls get the idea that guys don't like curvy women. Back in the days of the cavemen, males would go for heavier women because they had enough fat to support a baby. And it wasn't up until these past few centuries that we started valuing a thin look more than a less thin look. I think that many years of instict will rule out some fashion models a guy sees in a magazine.

Male, 18-29, Western US
 223 Posts
Sunday, December 24, 2006 3:30:56 PM
>_> I see...so...do they put the extra tummies and fat in a storage bin on the computer for use later?....or...do the feed it to the super models afterwards?

Female, 13-17, Eastern US
 428 Posts
Sunday, December 24, 2006 2:38:02 PM
some of them, are,..like..just creepy

Female, 13-17, Europe
 86 Posts
Sunday, December 24, 2006 2:34:10 PM
oooo snap

Female, 13-17, Midwest US
 9202 Posts
Sunday, December 24, 2006 2:27:24 PM
On 12/23/2006 3:04:27 AM NotAllowed wrote: i think they looked more human before photoshop.


Female, 18-29, Eastern US
 967 Posts
Sunday, December 24, 2006 11:11:44 AM
haha i love it when tummys arent flat and they have to take they flobs away

Female, 13-17, Europe
 401 Posts
Sunday, December 24, 2006 9:20:40 AM
:O Shocking!

Female, 18-29, Western US
 435 Posts
Sunday, December 24, 2006 3:48:43 AM
They don't look good even with the makeup on, manbitches...

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