Some Cameras Make You Look Ugly

Kodak, Nikon, and Motorola take unflattering shots, study finds
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Suggested by RadioMatthew
Posted Aug 10, 2010 4:59 PM CDT
Updated Aug 15, 2010 6:45 AM CDT
Some Cameras Make You Look Ugly
A man holds a Leica M8 camera with the Leica Noctilux-M 1:0.95 lens at the 'photokina - World of Imaging' fair in Cologne, Germany on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2008.   (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Can your choice of camera make you look more attractive? Yes, according to a study by dating site Certain cameras were linked to profile photos considered by users to be the most attractive—and those considered the least attractive. The winning cameras included the Panasonic Micro 4/3s, the Leica Point 'n Shoot, and the Canon dSLR, Fox 40 reports.

As for cameras that take "ugly" photos, OKCupid found the Kodak EasyShare, Nikon Coolpix, and Motorola dSLR cameras to be the least flattering to their owners. The study also found certain smartphone cameras took attractive photos: namely, the iPhone and Sidekick. Blackberry and Android phones were linked to ugly photos.
(More online dating stories.)

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