Side-by-side portraits, real and doctored, reveal how people wish they looked.
If you could change anything about your face, what would it be? Maybe your eyes would be a little larger—or a different color entirely. Maybe your ears would be smaller, your nose straighter, your lips fuller. And when people saw this new version of you, what might they deduce about your personality? Perhaps a more stereotypically beautiful face would make you seem kinder and more compassionate—or cruel and cold.
With Original/Ideal, British photographer Scott Chasserot has set out to discover our subconscious ideals of attractiveness. Eventually, he wants to examine how those ideals are interpreted by onlookers.