Slimming Effect

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.

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