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This Instagram Account Publicly Shames Bloggers Who Photoshop Too Much

We Photoshopped What is the new Photoshop police.

The Instagram account We Photoshopped What has a pretty clear mission: Call out fashion bloggers who are surreptitiously Photoshopping their Instagram pics.

By paying attention to warped walls and inconsistencies in photos, the anonymous blogger behind the account is able to spot 'shopped photos.

Some 'shops are miniscule.

Wall not bold enough for ya? Apparently Rachel Parcell, the blogger behind Pink Peonies, thought not.

Others are mildly bewildering.

Here's We Wore What blogger Danielle Bernstein, whose leg seems to be able to transcend a metal barrier.

But why does it even matter?

According to the blogger behind the account, who spoke to BuzzFeed Life on the condition of anonymity, she started the blog after seeing the disparity between the pictures some fashion bloggers were posting online and how they looked in real life. "I saw some fashion bloggers at an event recently and although they looked like they did on the internets, they didn't really. I felt like I was Catfished in a way."

She believes she's just helping other women by exposing the lies of these bloggers.

"My initial intention was just exposure of the fraud," she told BuzzFeed Life. "I see it's opened up a lot of discussion on body acceptance and hopefully these bloggers can see that it's okay to showcase their real selves."

But others are not so convinced of the account's honorable intentions. Danielle Bernstein, the blogger behind We Wore What is a frequent target of WPW, and recently commented on the account.

"This account is so mean and unnecessary," she wrote. "I can own my photoshop fuck ups but to call them out publicly seems malicious. Most people I know including other bloggers and anyone that puts content out to the public everyday has editing involved in photos. I can own it being a bit to [sic] much at times (I'm not an editing expert) but it's not like I'm hiding. People know what I look like, I host events and post videos... I also choose only the best photos and most flattering angles of myself. Another photographer or fans may not. If you have a personal problem with me please email me. This honestly feels like bullying."

The anonymous blogger behind We Photoshopped What admits to being snarky, but says that she's not "intending on hurting anyone's feelings for how they truly look."

And yet! The comments seem aimed at shaming and ridiculing in a very personal way.

This matters, says the girl behind WPW, because "they're a big influence on younger girls who comment about how they wish they looked like them and what their diet is. These women need to just be real."

"i just hope that people can realize that nobody is perfect and that there's nothing wrong with that."
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