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Is a photo of ourselves taken by someone else a true representation of how we.. Watch

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    (Original post by Reece Sure)
    It dosen't
    How come?
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    (Original post by überambitious_ox)
    How come?
    Haha, do you not appreciate my mystique?

    A photo captures a very specific moment in time, subject to lighting, perplexion, mood, background, effects on the camera, camera quality, and many, many more.

    Aesthetic appearence is subject to many different things, such as food consumed (how healthy you are in terms of hitting macronutrients and also vitamins etc) aswell as body fat% at the time, how much sleep you have had, wether you are dosed on substances that may alter appearance, the immediate background and scenery, the immediate lighting, etc etc. This is before taking into account that physical attraction also is very individual; alot of it is chemical between people. Someone that is unknowingly attracted to you will perceive you to be significantly more attractive than someone who is not. Beauty in the eye of the beholder, and all that.

    All in all, there are far too many factors to consider to simply state that a photo accurately represents how someone looks. What I covered there is only the tip of an iceberg, I hope this made for a fascinating read.
 
 
 
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