Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Meet Stella Yeo (Another Photoshop Wannabee Queen)

When contacted by The New Paper, Stella Yeo confessed that she did indeed edit her photographs, but insisted she has never gone under the knife... netizens across Southeast Asia have slammed Yeo repeatedly for uploading heavily touched-up pictures of herself to her blog.

Years ago, circa 2005, a lifetime in this digital era, Wendy Cheng (Xiaxue) pioneered the art of self-improvement via Photoshop. Wendy's work was top-notch, and when rival blogger Dawn Yang allegedly copied the look of Arissa Luna via plastic surgery, Wendy smacked Yang [Plasticzilla] across her digital face! (NOBODY messes with Xiaxue!)

Earlier this year we saw "blow-up doll" Wang Jiayun cause an internet stir with her enhanced photos. (Two psychologists The New Paper spoke to said bloggers who post doctored, picture-perfect photos of themselves do it because they want to seek attention, have low self-esteem or they live in a fantasy world.)
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Now, welcome Stella Yeo... the 19 year-old tells the Electric New Paper that she thinks she doesn’t look good in person, so she edits her photos to feel more confident about herself…

Yeo, who claims to be a freelance model, told TNP that she “doesn’t see anything wrong with editing her photos to look perfect.”

Explaining why she digitised the pictures on her blog, she said: “Who doesn’t want to look good? I think I don’t look good in person, so I prefer to touch up my photos.”

While Miss Yeo may be a competent photoshopper, her technique doesn't seem to enhance the looks of her friend, now, does it? (Bananas, anyone?)

Miss Yeo was quick to tell the media and netizens that not all her photos have been digitally enhanced: she claimed that she merely edited the colours and added a soft-focus effect on them.

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  1. hahaha

    that other chick does look like a chimpanzee!



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