Uncanny Valley and Prosthetics

For those of us involved with (2D, 3D) color image capture for, e.g., medical and dental applications, this article from IEEE Spectrum about ‘creepy’ prosthetics might give pause. Too realistic?

Prosthetic Hands Trigger Uncanny Valley Sense of Creepiness

After I read the article, it seemed that the accompanying picture, probably captured under florescent lighting, was less than flattering. I changed the color balance to give a somewhat more realistic rendering. Is the version on the right more or less ‘creepy’. Is this result consistent with the concluding sentence of the article? prosthetic_hand1

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