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* Sakamoto from ''Manga/SakamotoDesuGa'' is a high-schooler who's perfect in ''EVERYTHING'', including being photogenic. In one chapter, three JapaneseDelinquents among his classmates trying to kidnap him and take pictures of him with no clothes to scare the girls of their class -- only to get involved in a fire that Sakamoto get them out because of his "Fire Dance." After being rescued by a professor and admitting the guilt, the trio agree that Sakamoto was awesome after all, and the one who took the photo of Sakamoto stares at it for a bit and utters:

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* ''Manga/HaventYouHeardImSakamoto'': Sakamoto from ''Manga/SakamotoDesuGa'' is a high-schooler who's perfect in ''EVERYTHING'', including being photogenic. In one chapter, three JapaneseDelinquents among his classmates trying to kidnap him and take pictures of him with no clothes to scare the girls of their class -- only to get involved in a fire that Sakamoto get them out because of his "Fire Dance." After being rescued by a professor and admitting the guilt, the trio agree that Sakamoto was awesome after all, and the one who took the photo of Sakamoto stares at it for a bit and utters:

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* Kanako in ''Film/TheWorldOfKanako'' looks insanely good on all of the pictures that she appears on. While there a lots of photos shown around in this movie, every character uses an extra-long time to watch those with her on them.
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* The song ''Fotogen'' (photogenic) by German punk band ''ZSD'' is about looking good on a WantedPoster and on mug shots:
--->''Fotogen auf den Fahndungsplakaten''\\
''Du bist so schön jeder will ein Foto von dir haben''\\
''Fotogen in der Bullenkartei''\\
''Es ist ein schönes Gefühl so begehrt zu sein.'' [[note]]Photogenic on the wanted posters, you're so beautiful everyone wants to have your picture, photogenic in the cops' rogues gallery, it's a great feeling to be desired that much.[[/note]]
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* Zeddie Little, a.k.a. the [[http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/ridiculously-photogenic-guy-zeddie-little Ridiculously Photogenic Guy]], became the subject of a MemeticMutation when a chance photo taken of him in the middle of a marathon run captured the hearts of millions of internet users.

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* Zeddie Little, a.k.a. the [[http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/ridiculously-photogenic-guy-zeddie-little Ridiculously Photogenic Guy]], became the subject of a MemeticMutation when a chance photo taken of him in the middle of a marathon run captured the hearts of millions of internet users. Variants include but are not limited to
** [[https://abcnews.go.com/2020/video/ridiculously-photogenic-girl-snaps-pic-post-op-16457828 Ridiculously Photogenic Patient]]
** [[http://thefw.com/ridiculously-photogenic-convict/ Attractive Convict]]
** [[http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/jeremy-meeks-mugshot Jeremy Meeks]]
** [[http://knowyourmeme.com/photos/376753-ridiculously-photogenic-guy-zeddie-little Ridiculously Photogenic Syrian Rebel]]
** [[http://knowyourmeme.com/photos/327425-ridiculously-photogenic-guy-zeddie-little Ridiculously Photogenic Metalhead]]
** [[http://diply.com/extremely-photogenic-people?config=29 Ridiculously Photogenic Mud Race Woman (and friends)]]


* Sakamoto from ''Manga/SakamotoDesuGa'' is a high-schooler who's perfect in ''EVERYTHING'', including being photogenic. In one chapter, three JapaneseDelinquents among his classmates trying to kidnap him and take pictures of him with no clothes to scare the girls of their class -- only to get involved in a fire that Sakamoto get them out because of his "Fire Dance." After being rescued by a professor and admitting the guilt, the trio agree that Sakamoto was awesome after all, and the one who took the photo of Sakamoto, Sakamoto stares at it for a bit and utters:

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* Sakamoto from ''Manga/SakamotoDesuGa'' is a high-schooler who's perfect in ''EVERYTHING'', including being photogenic. In one chapter, three JapaneseDelinquents among his classmates trying to kidnap him and take pictures of him with no clothes to scare the girls of their class -- only to get involved in a fire that Sakamoto get them out because of his "Fire Dance." After being rescued by a professor and admitting the guilt, the trio agree that Sakamoto was awesome after all, and the one who took the photo of Sakamoto, Sakamoto stares at it for a bit and utters:


* Alan from ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'' parodies this. He is a balloon with a cartoonish drawn face, but when a picture of him is taken, his face looks like the photograph of a handsome man.

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* Alan from ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'' parodies this. He is a balloon with a cartoonish drawn face, but when a picture of him is taken, his he has the [[MediumBlending super-imposed live-action]] face looks like the photograph of a handsome man.

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When a character has an uncanny tendency to look fantastic on photographs and generally still pictures, even when they were taken under less than flattering circumstances or when the character actually looks a lot plainer in reality. They may be contrasted by a character who couldn't take a good photo of themselves even if their life depended on it; such contrast is usually PlayedForLaughs.
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* Sakamoto from ''Manga/SakamotoDesuGa'' is a high-schooler who's perfect in ''EVERYTHING'', including being photogenic. In one chapter, three JapaneseDelinquents among his classmates trying to kidnap him and take pictures of him with no clothes to scare the girls of their class -- only to get involved in a fire that Sakamoto get them out because of his "Fire Dance." After being rescued by a professor and admitting the guilt, the trio agree that Sakamoto was awesome after all, and the one who took the photo of Sakamoto, Sakamoto stares at it for a bit and utters:
-->''I think... I'll make this my wallpaper.''
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[[folder:Comic Books]]
* In ''ComicBook/XStatix'', there is [[MeaningfulName El Guapo]] (Spanish for "The Handsome One"), whose talents include looking really good in front of a camera.
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[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* A RunningGag in ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' is that it is physically impossible to take a bad picture of Barney Stinson--even if he is choking on saucy nachos with his suit inside out when the picture is taken, he'll still look cool and stylish on it.
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[[folder:Newspaper Comics]]
* Inversion: ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes'' shows that Calvin cannot take a good photo, because he's too bratty and nonconformist to take a decent snapshot. He's proudest of one that caught him in mid-sneeze, spewing snot and spit freely.
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[[folder:Webcomics]]
* A pair of ''Webcomic/TheirStory'' strips concern Sun Jing and Qiu Tong taking their student ID pictures. Sun Jing's turns out to be atrociously bad, while Qiu Tong proves so photogenic that the school photographer ends up doing an entire impromptu photoshoot for her and [[DoingItForTheArt lets her keep the pictures for free]].
* Inversion: Author Vanity Thorne from Phillip M. Jackson's ''Webcomic/SequentialArt'' is a lovely and lithe CatGirl in person, but somehow cannot take a good photo. Her best friend, Kat Vance, a professional photographer, tried to capture Vanity on camera, but couldn't. "I am teh nimble kitty."
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[[folder:Western Animation]]
* Alan from ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball'' parodies this. He is a balloon with a cartoonish drawn face, but when a picture of him is taken, his face looks like the photograph of a handsome man.
* In ''WesternAnimation/ClassOfTheTitans'', Neil is a descendant of Narcissus. Part of his power set is being ridiculously good-looking and always taking a good photograph. (His appearance in the opening credits is of him being photographed.)
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[[folder:Real Life]]
* Zeddie Little, a.k.a. the [[http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/ridiculously-photogenic-guy-zeddie-little Ridiculously Photogenic Guy]], became the subject of a MemeticMutation when a chance photo taken of him in the middle of a marathon run captured the hearts of millions of internet users.
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