A lot of the photo manipulation applications are unknown to me; I never do much more than the default filters on Instagram, and I don’t take enough selfies – well, I do take enough, absolutely zero – to feel the need to touch up my skin. On the other hand, I see occasionally on TV that Japanese celebs claim to do no-make selfies; while technically they might have been wearing no cosmetics at the time the shutter was pressed, they’ve very obviously airbrushed their skin and more often than not tweaked their chin and/or jaw line.
I’ve always wanted to buy these clip-on lenses for my smartphone, and as good fortune would have it, I was at a conference today and one of the goodies I got from IBM Japan was a set of three clip-on lenses. I could post the test fisheye selfie, but I don’t want to scare away too many of my readers! Perhaps I should download one of these apps and see if my mug can be “improved”…
Here’s some random Japanese taking a selfie:
Q1: What devices do you use to take photographs? (Sample size=503, multiple answer)
Digital camera (including SLR, mirrorless)
Q2: How many camera photo manipulation applications do you use? (Sample size=503)
Default camera features only
One or two
Three or four
Five or more
Q3: What camera applications do you use? (Sample size=503, multiple answer)
Q4: Do you retouch your photographs? (Sample size=503, multiple answer)
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