It’s not uncommon for a portrait subject to ask me if I can make them look thinner.
My standard reply is simple.
Would you like me to use a steamroller or Photoshop?
Every single subject chose the software solution. Except this one.
As I was framing this street portrait, my slim subject asked the obvious follow-up question.
Is this my best side?
About the author: I am Stephen Kennedy, an experienced photographer with more than 2500 completed sessions in all 50 US states.