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Question - Do you think my photo edits take away from my haircuts?I get a mix bag of opinions. On one end I get messages asking me what I use to edit and on the other hand I get “you shouldn’t edit your photos too much, it takes away from your work...” there’s actually a story behind my edits, especially the chalk smudge art look. In the beginning of this instagram page. I started to look around and observe what others where doing. Then I came across this argument on photos being photo shopped and fades being fake. So it seemed the less edited a photo was, it would be much more respectable. At the time I was taking my photos from the chair with my phone and there would just be background of random stuff in the back like my colleague sleeping in his chair lolSo I had to blurr that out or crop it somehow. Now I was delving into not being so authentic and untouched that I just said f@ckit. If I’m gonna edit the background then why even try to make it look like I didn’t. So pretty much it was just a idgaf moment for me. Eventually, that thing has become a part of my “look” it has always been the thing other people on IG tell me that they really like. Which is kinda cool and not cool because it slightly states that “your haircut is so-so but your editing is the biz!”🤦️ It really doesn’t matter to me. I want your attention. Because once I get your attention the important part for me is to tell you to wake up and live out a meaningful existence. That’s my goal. To encourage you and let you know that you are not alone out there in your head. So anyways, does the editing take away from the work?