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The Scoop from Professor Kobré: Basic Lighting: Lesson 2: Flash Modifiers - Bounce Comparison
See? It's not nature. It's gender stereotype, it's a mind problem that can be controlled. This is not cute and it's not funny. Women don't dress for males and they shouldn't have a limited dress choice because of males.