Work that Photogenesis, baby!

Guest post from the team at Hot Fencer Of The Day

In an age of prolific visual stimuli, from selfies to snapchat, high end to low res, it was only a matter of time until Evidence Based Hotness Theory came to discussing the state of being photogenic. To define: A subject is photogenic if appearing aesthetically attractive or appealing in photographs.
The state of being photogenic may or may not be related to one’s physical attractiveness in real life. Models are usually described as photogenic. The bone structure of their faces may represent something that is not generally pretty, but when photographed, their features can turn into something that is physically attractive.
However, attractive people are not always photogenic, in that part of their attractiveness may be due to charisma. The way they move, express, carry themselves. While this will positively influence the subjective appearance of that person in real life, a still photograph generally fails to reproduce these attributes, possibly contributing to classify that person as less photogenic.

And then we come up against someone who bucks both trends in being both photogenic and charismatic. It could be posited that these people emit a light of their own, a phosphorescence of hotness in the physical and subjective plane. A photogenesis, if you will. No matter which way you see them, speak with them, observe them, there is not an iteration of them which does not appear to be hot.

Offered without further comment*:

Szilágyi Áron, 24, Men’s Sabre, Hungary

He's hot....
He’s hot….
...when he's happy...
…when he’s happy…
....when he's celebrating....
….when he’s celebrating….
....when he's showing off his dimples.....
….when he’s showing off his dimples…..
....when he's sharing with others....
….when he’s sharing with others….
.....when he's helping his opponents.
…..when he’s helping his opponents.
He's hot.....
He’s hot…..
...when he's sad.....
…when he’s sad…..
....when he's scruffy looking.....
….when he’s scruffy looking…..
.....very scruffy looking *wink*....
…..very scruffy looking *wink*….
....when he's on the piste....
….when he’s on the piste….
....when he's tired and sweaty.....
….when he’s tired and sweaty…..
.....when he's fired up....
…..when he’s fired up….
.....when he's chilled out....
…..when he’s chilled out….
....when he's modelling.....
….when he’s modelling…..
....when he's serious.....
….when he’s serious…..
...when he's being a smart ass....
…when he’s being a smart ass….
....when he's not....
….when he’s not….
....when he's being interviewed.....
….when he’s being interviewed…..
.....when he's being soulful......*sigh*
…..when he’s being soulful……*sigh*

*obviously that’s just a turn of phase. I am always going to have comments :)

Ministry of Fencing

Guest post from the team at Hot Fencer Of The Day

In the land of Evidence Based Hotness Theory, it’s mostly always sunshine and lollipops (and daybeds and erlenmeyer flasks…..what?!?!) I mean, how could it not be? We are doing ground breaking research in to the science of hotness (SCIENCE!!!), we are on the cutting edge of theoretical exploration in this area, and may be the only scientists in the world applying this theory to Fencers. We have peer review (true) and government grants!(possibly untrue). It is an exciting time to be alive! It’s also an exciting time to be saying “forsooth!!”, but we try and do that all the time, so we shan’t focus on that today.
So what is happening today in this magical, magical land of science? Well………

Alejandra Benitez Romero, 34, Women’s Sabre , Venezuelan Minister for Sport

Meet the Venezuelan Minister for Sport......
Meet the Venezuelan Minister for Sport……
She's very serious about the image she portrays
She’s very serious about the image she portrays
Sports medals should be a pre-requisite....
Sports medals should be a pre-requisite….
...for all sports ministers internationally.
…for all sports ministers internationally.
She knows how to handle parliament...
She knows how to handle parliament…
......can shut down the opposition...
……can shut down the opposition…
TOTALLY gets PR...
TOTALLY gets PR…
...and still finds time to compete.
…and still finds time to compete.
......this is a control picture.......
……this is a control picture…….
controls are important......to Science!!
controls are important……to Science!!
There's no such thing as too many controls.....
There’s no such thing as too many controls…..
Nap time now.
Nap time now.