Re-Touching the Consequences of Extreme Thinness

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by Lisa Wade, PhD, Sociological Images A former editor at Cosmopolitan, Leah Hardy, recently wrote an exposé about the practice of photoshopping models to hide the health and aesthetic costs of extreme thinness. Below is an example featuring Cameron Diaz: The story about Diaz, in The Telegraph, includes the following … [Read more...]

Image of Ultra-Thin Ralph Lauren Model Sparks Outrage

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by Brett Michael Dykes for Shine from Yahoo! In recent years an ongoing debate has brewed over advertisers and fashion magazines using photographs, particularly photographs of women, that have seemingly been altered, or "retouched," by airbrushing and photo editing software such as Photoshop. The latest such image to cause an … [Read more...]