Yep. I've been saying for ages that aliens examining our culture will get a very distorted impression of what our faces looked like based on modern smartphone selfies.
On Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 11:36 AM, Igor PDML-StR <pdml...@komkon.org> wrote: > > > This news popped up on a few science websites yesterday (I suspect due to > Rutgers' PR department's efforts), - and I just saw it on CBS morning news > review this morning. > > https://phys.org/news/2018-03-distortive-effects-short-distance-nasal.html > > While what they discussed is fine, they should've worked with a photographer > and a zoom lens instead of (or in addition to the > simulations). > > I believe this is well known in the photo community. (Isn't it?) > And that's why "portrait lenses" are used for ghm... portraits (what a > coincidence!) -- because of the most flattering angle of view/facial > features proportions. > But I am preaching to the choir here... ;-) > > Cheers, > > Igor > > > -- > PDML Pentax-Discuss Mail List > PDML@pdml.net > http://pdml.net/mailman/listinfo/pdml_pdml.net > to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and > follow the directions. -- -bmw -- PDML Pentax-Discuss Mail List PDML@pdml.net http://pdml.net/mailman/listinfo/pdml_pdml.net to UNSUBSCRIBE from the PDML, please visit the link directly above and follow the directions.