Posts tagged editing
"Can you make me thin?"

Content warnings: mentioning of dieting, body image issues, disordered eating.

I’ve been asked this seriously before, but heard it pretty often as a “joke” people make about themselves. It’s hard to respond to these kinds of questions or comments since they are very intimate, emotional, and personal. As a really fat person in recovery from disordered eating, hearing the awful things people both believe and say out loud about themselves can be very painful to hear - in a well-then-they’re-def-hating-me way and also in a my-heart-hurts-for-them kind of way.

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"Why should I wait for edits?"

You just had your pictures done, and ooo you CANNOT WAIT to see those suckers.

I like to show folks how awesome the pictures are looking while we’re mid-session, so I think sometimes it can be hard to understand why I might say no to sharing unedited photos. This is part of the value you’re getting - your photographer taking the time to go through photos, pick out the best ones, and then edit them to make YOU truly shine.

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Kelly Lenzaediting