Look Pretty for the Camera

Sometimes you read something and just want to share. Well, at least, I do. This morning it was reading about Yolanda Dominguez‘s photography project Poses. In short, she highlights the absurdity of fashion magazine photographs by having real, everyday women recreate the poses in their real, everyday settings. Genius! For example, when was the last time you, your girlfriends, sisters, mothers, aunts,and neighbors looked like this?

Now, I think it would be great to see a men’s version of this project. Women aren’t the only ones poked, prodded, and preened to look a certain way. Talk about it taking a village to raise a child, it takes a couture village to create fashion models! I haven’t seen many poses like this in my classrooms at C.C.:

For more information about Poses you can read and see more at Bust Magazine.

About Amy L. Darnell

Teacher, scholar, student, wonderer, wanderer, fan, foe, friend, acquaintance, all of these and more, but ultimately just an Ohio daughter.
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