TED: Duncan Davidson – Why do we Hate Seeing Photos of Ourselves?

Here is a question you might have never given much though to – why almost always when we are shown a picture of ourselves we don’t like it? photographer Duncan Davidson talked to a number of scientists and brain researchers and came up with (a basic sort of) a theory which he tries to give in this brief TED lecture.

Do you agree with Davidson? do you have a different theory as to why we usually hate our own images?

You can see many more insightful photographer’s videos on our TED photography section here on LensVid.

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