Are Glamour Shots Replacing Selfies? The New York Times seems to think so in their latest article that tracks the rise of glamour photos being used as profile photos on social media.
Times writer Alex Williams did an investigation and spoke with women in their mid-30s to 40s, and the consensus was that glamour shots were the best way to get desirable and well-suited pictures for business or their Google Plus accounts.
It could be argued that just because the newspaper has focused on middle aged women who have the means to have glamour shots done and used as their profile photo, most young people won’t fork out that kind of money. Selfie’s are a large part of the younger generation’s way of expressing themselves.