Crystal Renn, a well-known plus size model, was photographed for Ford Models looking rather skinny. This of course led to controversy about Renn’s weight and whether she was struggling again with an eating disorder or being asked to lose weight by designers. Crystal Renn commented along with her agent sending a video from the actual photo shoot to prove that once again EXTREME photo chopping took place!
Did you know that people are actually paid to make women look beautiful (sarcasm)? Yea, me either! And according to photographer Nicholas Routzen that’s just what he did!
(Excerpt from NYMag The Cut)Photographer Nicholas Routzen explained that Crystal looks the way she does because the photos were “…taken from a higher angle with a wider lens.” But he also added, “I shaped her…I did nothing that I wouldn’t do to anyone. I’m paid to make women look beautiful.”
Oh, really? As if being a beautiful woman is only attainable by the infamous ways of photo shopping. Maybe he should of just stated, “I’m paid to make women look perfect.”
For more: Check out this article from The Cut!