From: Whisky-dave <>
Subject: Re: Photoshopping school photos
Full headers:
X-Received: by with SMTP id i189mr3827165qke.38.1512131703747;
Fri, 01 Dec 2017 04:35:03 -0800 (PST)
X-Received: by with SMTP id s189mr361971vkb.9.1512131703444; Fri,
01 Dec 2017 04:35:03 -0800 (PST)
Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2017 04:35:03 -0800 (PST)
In-Reply-To: <>
Injection-Info:; posting-host=; posting-account=Fal3rgoAAABua4brvRuRwdmPfigIDi6x
References: <> <ovnqps$1a7q$>
<> <> <>
User-Agent: G2/1.0
MIME-Version: 1.0
Message-ID: <>
Subject: Re: Photoshopping school photos
From: Whisky-dave <>
Injection-Date: Fri, 01 Dec 2017 12:35:03 +0000
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="UTF-8"
X-Received-Body-CRC: 2854582716
X-Received-Bytes: 2959
Print Article
Forward Article
On Thursday, 30 November 2017 21:13:22 UTC, peterN  wrote:
> On 11/29/2017 10:28 PM, Tony Cooper wrote:

> > When the demand for physical perfection starts that early in life it
> > can have later repercussions.
> > 
> That is our society. There are a lot of kids running around with braces, 
> a lessor number get nose jobs, females, who can afford it get; face and 
> body lifts; including, but not limited to thigh reduction, breast 
> enlargement; breast reduction, etc. Doing this photographically is a lot 
> less intrusive, reversible, and expensive. And as I said earlier, 
> retouching of portraits and other images, is common practice.

So out of these two individuals, who would get the job as a model, would it be the buck teech girl
that had spent a large amount on hiring a photoshop toucher-up-per or the plain girl that couldnlt
afford such a thing ?
Surely most of these jobs the hirer judges who they want as a model from the pictures they present.


> As a practical matter if two people with equal qualifications are 
> seeking a job, one is pimply faced and obese, with buck teeth, and the 
> other could be a model for Myron, There is little doubt in my mind that 
> the Myron model would get first dibs. 

Why just supose the buck teeth girl spent a few grand on getting her photos retouched ?

>I am not saying that is morally 
> right, I am just saying that is how things are.

Do those employing models base their choices from photographs or real life meetings ?

 Have you ever watched Americans next top model,  I have. (other countries top models are availble)