Posts with tag: "retouching, photoshop"
Touch, Don't Retouch
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Touch, Don't Retouch

It was welcome news that Seventeen Magazine has announced it will do only minor retouching on images of girls in it's popular magazine, as stated in it's "Body Peace Treaty," available in the August issue.  This was spurred in part by a campaign created by a Maine 14-year-old girl who felt the depictions of girls were unrealistic.  In the past few years, some celebrities (such as Kate Winslet) have criticized retouching and body sculpting.  Of course, fashion magazines already choose gorgeous, fit young models to fill its pages; that's pressure enough.  But retouching them into alien standards of beauty goes too far. On the left is an image from a recent photo shoot ...