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I Look Bad In Pictures

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    Sorry....

    I don't like taking pictures of myself. Sometimes i think they look good at the time but later will end up hating it. I only got one picture of myself on Facebook and you can barely see me in it. I just can't bear to look at a picture of myself because i either look like a...
    WaggletonPTallylicker WaggletonPTallylicker 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 2, 2010

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    I Am One Of Those People

    If you were to go on my facebook...assuming I had pictures of myself up...you would see the floating upper side shot. Actually, this is more from Myspace. I don't really have any pictures up on facebook. Anyway, Not only am I not photogenic, I am also not good looking and...
    TheEvilLeaper TheEvilLeaper 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 5, 2010

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    bad is a diet word for me i'm ugly

    as sin so i always look like iv'e been hit in the face with a shovel in photos in fact there's not one pic of me where i don't at least look a bit fugly dat sux :(
    BenjaminWittmann BenjaminWittmann 22-25, M 1 Response May 12, 2014

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    Disgusting.....

    I truly believe that. I look about 16/17, my hair always looks lank and darker then it actually is, my nose looks massive and I have a weird smile. I also have a childlike body and look flatchested. I don't think it helped that when I was growing up, everyone always used to say...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 16, 2011

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    I don't know why i look horrible in pictures

    I know i am not i am not the most attractive guy ever or the handsomest guy ever but i admit i am not horrible looking person. I look at the mirror and i think i am not bad my face is acceptable but when it comes to pictures i look horrible, so discgusting, so ugly, i just look...
    comlpicatedguy comlpicatedguy 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 9, 2013

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    I don't know what it is?

    ? I'm insecure about what I look like but I mean I feel like I look decent in a mirror but when I take a selfie for snapchat I just think I look horrid?
    drakee95 drakee95 18-21, M May 15, 2014

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    Learned.

    I've worked out now how to upload photos thank you to the people who told me how to do it :-)
    teemonkeysocks teemonkeysocks 22-25, F Oct 18, 2013

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    The actual only picture

    that i even remotely look attractive in. At all. Ever
    BringMacktheHorizon BringMacktheHorizon 13-15, M 5 Responses Jul 4, 2015

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    My iPod has 658 selfies.

    .of me.. And I look horrible in every single one of them👎😭
    lilmissthang1 lilmissthang1 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21, 2014

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    I look bad in my mom's photos.

    .. So do other people and they have complained... idk if she just has bad eyesight or if she is just secretly spiteful or if she has genuinely bad taste... I myself am an expert (imo) of taking more flattering photos and shots of things... I have an eye for beauty (imo) and I...
    PastelLime PastelLime 31-35 1 Response Oct 29, 2015

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    People wanted to see a bad pic.

    ..well here is a bad pic of me....
    BlondyRae BlondyRae 18-21, F 11 Responses Sep 26, 2014

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    I have to admit, this is a great picture:D

    even if I have big eyes and a big mouth lol
    HotMomma92 HotMomma92 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2014

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    Hate Pics of Myself

    I'm usually the one taking pictures of everyone so I don't have tons of pics of myself. The ones I do get, I always look like I have no neck because my chin hangs down so much. One of my worst fears when I was a kid was to grow up and have a double chin. I didn't end up with a...
    honeysuckle23 honeysuckle23 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2009

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    Bad Picture

    Bad picture is an understatement... as it is i dont look so good, and my pictures do full justice  to that... i look like someone's worst nightmare
    georshar georshar 36-40, F 6 Responses Jun 6, 2009

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    I'm never the one that likes my picture taken.

    I'm a photographer go figure lol. I am always the one who doesn't mind being behind the camera.
    32forever2016 32forever2016 31-35, M Aug 1, 2015

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    Not Photogenic

     I look weird in most pictures. I think I usually turn out fat or my face is too wide and chubby or I have an ugly expression. The only time that I would feel comfortable is when I take the pics myself because I know how to angle the camera and have a certain pose or...
    reset reset 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 31, 2010

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    Horrible

    No matter what I do, I just don't look good in pictures. I hate how I look. My husband and kids say I look good, but I just don't see what they see.
    purpleriz purpleriz 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 5, 2009

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    I'm Not The One People Who

    can take a picture and always look great. I can almost never have a picture taken of me and it looks good. When i'm taking them myself, I always have to do "practice poses/smiles" before i actually take 'em. Lol.
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 30, 2010

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    Always...

    I can't stand taking pictures of myself. I don't even take pictures with other people. I just ALWAYS look bad in pictures, so I've stopped taking them. I envy those who look good every time they take a picture of themselves. I hate cameras more than anything in the world, and I...
    Anonymous1652 Anonymous1652 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 4, 2013

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    Mine Get Funny

    Seriously, my eyes shut on their own on the click before a flash goes off, and even when the button is pushed. I'm not photogenic, so I've maybe had two good pictures so far this year. In both, I'm looking away from the camera.
    drastunir drastunir 18-21, M May 16, 2011

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    Un-photogenic

    And it's not just my opinion, either! I've gotten used to people looking at my photos and saying in a puzzled tone "who is that? that doesn't look like you!" It's a mystery. I'm always shocked by how wan and thin I look in photos, when it doesn't seem visible ...
    bunnymousekitt bunnymousekitt 31-35, F 6 Responses Jun 5, 2009

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    EllaObella EllaObella 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 3, 2015

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    Bad/big Features

    Ugh.. I feel like most lighting/cameras bring out my worst features and exaggerates them, and I look really severe or angry-looking... I look in mirrors and it doesn't look like that, it seems.
    rashiko rashiko 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 7, 2008

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    Yeahs...

    Not only in pictures but in real life too..
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25 6 Responses Sep 15, 2010

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    Beauty and the Beast

    Imagine, all that in one person! It's true. Sometimes all the camera sees is the unattractive parts of me, othertimes it only shows the good. I've always said I was balanced, it just took me a long time to realize it happens on all levels with me.
    mierje mierje 41-45, F Jul 28, 2008

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    I'm Not The Most Handsome Guy

    But i am no where near as ugly as my pictures always turn out. so i avoid cameras where ever possible.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 10, 2011

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    2 Different People

    i look much better in real life than i do in pictures and i hate it with a passion. Especially when you see someone take 50 pictures in like 10 minutes and add all of them onto their tumblr and they come out looking amazing
    sevenships sevenships 18-21 Jul 5, 2013

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    I Look Bad In Pictures

    I don't like my pics taken either..I don't seem to take good ones...it will take me many times of pic taking before i am even somewhat happy with one!
    aussie696 aussie696 31-35, F Jun 3, 2010

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    Hmmm...

    What i feel is i look good in real but bad in pics!
    maskedmenace maskedmenace 22-25, M 12 Responses Sep 16, 2009

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    XxxfakerslayerxxX XxxfakerslayerxxX 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 12, 2014

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    It's not just pictures.

    I just look bad in general. (Left)
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 16, 2014

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    I Guess I Look Stoned ....

    Most of the pics I see of myself, I look stoned, or just 'not there'. haha ... probably because most of the time  I didn't WANT to be there!! .... No -- I don't like pics of myself ...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 1, 2009

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    Really I'm just lookin for some positive people to talk to occasionally. I'm talkin friend zone status not tryina f*** kinda people. Realizing the ones I hang with now aren't the...
    BillytLovette BillytLovette 22-25, M 1 hr ago

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    I loath bad spelling, the trouble is with all these autocorrect mechanisms in place one quite often ends up with a different word you typed! Aghhh!
    Heartheocean Heartheocean 61-65, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I love taking pictures!! My new iPhone is already almost full again!!
    Dirtyoldman1963 Dirtyoldman1963 51-55 1 hr ago

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    I do not do dirty pictures. Do not ask. Do not beg. Do not demand. It's not going to happen, you aren't different. You aren't special. You are not a unique snowflake. And I...
    chloegoldmine chloegoldmine 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Whatever floats your boat, I suppose. I don't trade any type of pictures UNLESS it's pictures of our pets because if you want to spam me with dog pics DO IT. Other than that, if...
    sakrona sakrona 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I can't promise you, but my (very beautiful) sister said that your photo smile will look nice if you first say Thursday. Then, others say, "smile with your eyes." I've yet to...
    jennifr1966 jennifr1966 46-50, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Noow I'm not afraid every one who want to se my pictures just message me I'll show everything no matter what
    alexxxa123 alexxxa123 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I love to take pictures even when things r looking bad
    Wolffang1 Wolffang1 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I love getting pictures in my inbox.. love to play with myself while looking at them....
    marriedguy67 marriedguy67 46-50, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Anyone want to swap pictures. I have several I'm willing to trade? Message me.
    Ilikeithere15 Ilikeithere15 22-25, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    WASH DAY!!!! It was that time of the week again. oh i hate this day, this the day when the popular girls at school target someone less popular then them and decide to clean her up...
    sasahsworld sasahsworld 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    People steal my profile pictures. Now everyone thinks I'm fake.
    annabearrr annabearrr 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago