Whitening = Air Brushing?

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    You don't need an airbrush to make that photo happen - just open your camera up 2 F-Stops or hit her with a pretty strong sky-light flash. I did it all the time working for Olan Mills - it helped to sell bigger packages to dark-skinned families. Same was done only backwards for the fair-skinned - back the lights up a foot or two to give them some color.
     
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    So everyone's trying to look Mexican?

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    I hope you are right, Avg-Joe. She's a lovely young woman and a terrific actress...and does not deserve to be disrespected.
     
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    Nope, dark folks want definition and a 3-D quality and ultra-white folks just want to appear alive.

    All except for this goth chick who came in for her senior pics - she asked me to make her look as dead as possible.... fortunately she had her own satin pillow and long-stemmed lily. :eek:
     
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    Eden Prosper?

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    Close... this chick had deeper issues than performance art, though.
     
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    Wow, I guess they couldn't airbrush the ugly out.
     

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