Through Lenses: The Importance of Self-Portraiture

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As you go about your day, you are bound to see photographs of people everywhere from billboards to the daily newspaper. The vast majority of these images have been doctored all to hell in order to twist the human form into something unattainable. You cannot look at these photos without reminding yourself that “You [may not] look like the girl in the magazine, but neither does she.” You might not care too much about the perfection being portrayed everywhere, you might already be close to the weight, height, symmetrically and skin color of that subject, but the fact of the matter is that this perpetuated ideal is killing the West.

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