Nasal Distortion in Short-Distance Photographs: The Selfie Effect

JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2018 Jul 1;20(4):333-335. doi: 10.1001/jamafacial.2018.0009.


This study presents a mathematical model to describe the distortive effects of self-photographs, prove the increased perceived nasal size, and calculate the magnitude of this effect from different camera distances.

MeSH terms

  • Anatomic Landmarks
  • Cell Phone*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Nose / anatomy & histology*
  • Photography*
  • Visual Perception*