Against Photoshop

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Esteban Corral

5 October 2012
Is Photoshop What Your Eyes Want To See
Photoshop is very common between teenagers and companies. Every time you take a look to a magazine, you could find models that had been photoshoped. I believe that photoshop should not be allowed. Everybody is unique, they should be proud of who they are and how they look. Companies should not be using photoshop to advertise their models.

Models from different magazines had complained that photoshop is a source of an embarrassment for them. “I feel like it looks like someone else. I guess is not fair. It’s a bittersweet story. You look better, but it’s a lie” (Rebecca Adams). Models don’t feel like themselves when they are photoshoped. Photoshop is used to fool the public giving a fake image and different expectations.

Photoshop or photo editing is well known and practiced worldwide. People even get obsessed with their appearance and the image that they represent. There have been cases where people get sick for trying to have a body of a Victoria Secret model. It’s sad how people worry about their body image instead of their health. People should start forgetting about the dreamed body perfection that everybody wants and start appreciating what they have.

This controversial topic has been discussed in class. This is what one of my classmates, Kimberly, thought about photoshop. She said that all people is concerned about their weight. Reasons are a lot but the most important is the way people look. Kimberly had never made fun of no one for their weight. Friendship has nothing to do with is people is fat or skinny, that is something that people can’t blame other people for.

Photoshop is a false image for the public and people around the world that have weight problems. Photo editing is an easy solution to get rid of all that stress and those problems that won’t let them feel happy about themselves. This technique is an image perfection thing that would never come true. Photoshop...
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