I was very new to the game, and was assigned to Darren for my “education”. “Good, now flip her. Do it firmly. Show her who’s boss,” he instructed, without batting an eyelid. I could feel his eyes watching my every move.
She gazed back at me, cold, without uttering a word of protest. I’ve never done this before, and so has she. I was so afraid of breaking her. But I knew that was the whole point. “Come on now. Use your hands and stretch her wide!” he gruffed. I could tell Darren was getting impatient.
“NO! NOT LIKE THAT,” he snapped, startling me. “Proportionately! Hold shift and resize the photo proportionately, for fuck’s sake! Great job, intern. Now you made the model look like an Oompa Loompa.”