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          Who takes a camera to a barbershop? Well....Me! I made my weekly trip to see my guy Ren to chop me up for the weekend. As I was waiting around after my cut, because it's rude to just leave right after getting a fresh haircut, I decided to try out my newest additions to my lens family. A Rokinom 85mm f1.4 and a Canon FD 24mm f2.8. 

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          Barbers are much more than just the person who cuts your hair. They are also therapists, fashion consultant, music critics, and givers of vast knowledge. I remember going to the barbershop as a kid and hating that my dad would sit in there all day and talk. Now I find myself doing he exact same thing! It's the place where you can kick back and talk freely and fellowship. 

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            It's an unwritten rule to never upset your barber. Why? He holds the power to take your hairline back! A hairline is a treasured possession that should be handled correctly. A sure fire way to upset your barber is by not showing on time and not tipping.  

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 So tip the keeper of your hairline and enjoy the memories that take place in the barbershop. I've learned so many life lessons there and I'm sure I have much more to learn. A rule of thumb, always wash your hair before you go to the barber.....Trust me on this. Ren tells me this all the time lol.   

Life is for Living, 

Michael B.  

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