In Praise of Imperfect Bodies

Seattle photographer Ashley Armitage , already known for having photographed women hair or wool , has gone a step further in the celebration of normal female bodies by proposing an imperfect physical gallery. Sagging breasts , stretch marks , scars , pimples, cellulite , unwanted hair and fat rolls.

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Armitage opposed to perfect photos of beautiful models and retouched , its images of real women , with normal bodies and not be affected by editing programs.
” We have always been the subject of paintings and painters never , ” said Armitage .

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Historically , the image of the female body has been subjected to standards of beauty imposed by men.

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