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Is this woman in this UA website photo really small? or did they make her look small?

Is this woman in this UA website photo really small? or did they make her look small?

Old Apr 27, 17, 6:01 pm
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Is this woman in this UA website photo really small? or did they make her look small?

Is this woman in this UA website photo really small? or did they make her look small?



new photo 30 April 2017

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Old Apr 27, 17, 6:06 pm
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I would say they just found a smaller model. No sense doing it in post.
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Old Apr 27, 17, 6:08 pm
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HA! I doubt they made her look small, she looks quite petite to me. Probably 5'2 or 5'3ish.
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Old Apr 27, 17, 6:13 pm
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I think your underlying question is if UA is making Y look more roomy by playing with scale which is "Yes".

I think the worst is the SQ J or F pics where it looks like the model what shot in studio and they used a digital design of the seat.
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Old Apr 27, 17, 6:59 pm
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her head doesnt even go above the head rest
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Old Apr 27, 17, 7:01 pm
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Almost certainly a combination of

  • small model
  • forced perspective of being in the furthest seat from the camera
  • this is Economy Plus
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Old Apr 27, 17, 7:10 pm
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Originally Posted by findark View Post
Almost certainly a combination of

  • small model
  • forced perspective of being in the furthest seat from the camera
  • this is Economy Plus
We also can't even see her other foot, she may not be able to reach the floor.

Additionally, larger windows on the Dreamliner also impact the perspective.
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Old Apr 27, 17, 7:33 pm
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Who do you want them to put in the seat? Sasquatch
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Old Apr 27, 17, 8:00 pm
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Originally Posted by FlyngSvyr View Post
Who do you want them to put in the seat? Sasquatch
Sorry, Mr. Sasquatch, you must leave the aircraft. We need your seat for deaheading crew.

Originally Posted by NoLaGent View Post
We also can't even see her other foot, she may not be able to reach the floor.

Additionally, larger windows on the Dreamliner also impact the perspective.
wow... in the event of an emergency, she can probably exit through that window!(well, if those windows open, obviously)

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Old Apr 27, 17, 8:06 pm
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Old Apr 27, 17, 8:19 pm
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Originally Posted by JVPhoto View Post
I think the worst is the SQ J or F pics where it looks like the model what shot in studio and they used a digital design of the seat.
I thought the same thing:

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Old Apr 27, 17, 8:28 pm
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Originally Posted by NoLaGent View Post
We also can't even see her other foot, she may not be able to reach the floor.

Additionally, larger windows on the Dreamliner also impact the perspective.
+1...also notice the headrests are extended so as to make the seat appear larger compared to the model and take up more of the photo frame.
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Old Apr 27, 17, 8:35 pm
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Originally Posted by Halo117 View Post
+1...also notice the headrests are extended so as to make the seat appear larger compared to the model and take up more of the photo frame.
you don't suppose airlines and aircraft and seat manufactures see us passengers as all tiny people? (or at least hope we are all that tiny so they can squeeze more people in?
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Old Apr 27, 17, 8:39 pm
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Originally Posted by FlyngSvyr View Post
Who do you want them to put in the seat? Sasquatch
No, but putting someone who is tiny in the seat in order to make the seat look bigger than it is, is deceptive.
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Old Apr 27, 17, 8:49 pm
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Well, on the news tonight I saw a story about how the manufacturers of crash test dummies are starting to make dummies that more reflect the fattening of America to make cars safer.
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