Friday, April 8, 2011

Altered Images, Altered Perceptions

This eye-opening article from the Smart Women behind Beauty Redefined should be required reading! The degree to which image manipulation has changed the way men and women perceive one another cannot be overstated. More importantly, the way women see themselves has been irreversibly altered due to this widespread practice. Tools such as Photoshop have raised expectations of personal appearance to impossible levels, and therefore, our perceptions have become falsely distorted. Please take a moment for this article and the incredible examples of image manipulation included here.

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