Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Angles


So it's been a year since I posted so I figured it was about time to write a blog about my favorite subject. Me.

So in the past two weeks I have posted two pictures of myself on Facebook; full face pictures--not a whole body shot, gross. So I got great feedback from these pictures from people I have seen recently and people I haven't seen for over a year.

I have to tell you, I always feel a little bad for the people I haven't seen for a while when I post these pictures because the picture is a lie. Of course I post the best picture possible of myself... Would an insecure narcissist do anything else?!?

So here's the truth. Take any picture I post, typically add an additional chin, and maybe some more cheek and there we have it. Oh? You need proof? Here is the most recent picture:

Yeah awesome right? Look at those cheek bones and that defined chin!!! This is what it took to get there:
(NOTE DOUBLE CHIN)
(EXHIBIT B: NECK FAT, CHEEK FAT)

WHOA! Has anyone seen Total Recall?


STRETCH THAT NECK TESSA!

So it took all of these pictures to find the right angel to make me look presentable. Now you people have mostly seen me in person. You know what I look like, it's not like I am posting these misleading pictures on a dating site but don't let me fool you. Oh you need more proof? The wedding.

Look how pretty I was that day! The chosen pictures:

The discarded pictures:





So whenever someone says "Tessa, you look AWESOME" I really want to say "Oh, it is just the camera angle" and most times I do say that but the truth is...if I didn't want people to think I looked good, I wouldn't post the best picture or try so hard to get a good angle right?

#selfrealization

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3 Comments:

Blogger Jayme said...

I still think you look awesome!! You have always been really pretty, angles or not. And I love the way your hair is right now. The color and cut look great on you! So I don't think that you need to justify away. Anyone can be made to look bad from certain angles, even skinny people who would not normally have a double chin and whatnot. So angles can work in both directions. Of course we want to post the best pictures of ourselves. Everyone does that. So in conclusion, I will repeat again, I think you look great! :)

April 18, 2012 at 7:57 PM  
Blogger Jenn said...

Tessa your beautiful! Everytime I see you I envy your flawless skin and always think to myself "that girl has the most stunning face features" :)

April 19, 2012 at 9:47 PM  
Blogger Samantha Dugan said...

Last pic was my favorite and no matter what image is captured, you my sweet sister are beautiful. Period.

April 22, 2012 at 2:04 PM  

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