Why the Camera ‘Adds 10 Pounds’ to Photos of You


It’s often said that a camera adds 10 pounds to a person being photographed. SciShow made this 2-minute video exploring reasons why cameras play tricks on our eyes when it comes to apparent weight.

We also shared a longer post exploring this topic back in 2012. And here’s a striking look at how the choice of lens focal length affects how subjects look in portraits.

(via SciShow via SLR Lounge)





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