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I always wonder about that.
Okay, here’s a story that I can’t remember where I found it, but if you recognise the source, give me a shout.
A photographer hired a tripod and head for a trip to Yellowstone National Park, where he went to photograph the wildlife. At one point, he was photographing a bear from some distance with a large tree branch behind him. The bear soon spotted him and became interested. The photographer, trying to keep his cool as the bear came towards him, started slowly backing away, soon hitting into the thick tree branch. With the bear getting ever closer and seemingly aggressive, the photographer decided to take his camera off the tripod and climb over the branch to escape, leaving the tripod and head behind. The bear took the bait, so to speak, and became more interested in the tripod than in the fleeing photographer. played with the tripod for a few minutes before returning back to where he was before, not before damaging the tripod and head.
The best part: the photographer had to fill out an insurance claim explaining how the equipment was damaged. They almost didn’t believe him, but he managed to snap an image of the bear at work, which he attached to the claim.
It’s difficult to imagine New York City without the massive throngs of people, but that’s exactly what you’ll find in the work of photographer Duane Michals.
Starting in the 1960s, Duane would roam the streets of New York City in the early hours of the morning when the bustling city was remarkably quiet.
via Huffington Post
FINALLY made my Orange Is The New Black pin ups! I’ve been meaning to make these for ever! By now, I hope that everyone has finished both seasons of OITNB, but I still tried to not make any spoilers toooo obvious…
Here are some of my favorite characters! More to come tomorrow!
Something I am beginning to think is this: when I take a photograph that is specifically of a person, and think of it as a portrait, and decide that I am taking a portrait, a sense of uncomfortableness that exists between me & other people becomes very obvious and apparent in the image. When I take a photograph that happens to include people, that has people as an element of it, or maybe not even the whole person, it is infinitely more calm and natural.
help I’m having emotions about a cartoon antidepressant trying to be useful
DID YOU GUYS SERIOUSLY GIF AN ABILIFY COMMERCIAL
yes but look at it, it cares about her and just wants to help her be able to function. It’s like “I know you’re sad. here, I’ll help you.”
LIKE OKAY THOUGH can I explain why this is exceedingly brilliant?? Because when anti-depressants work right, that’s what they DO. They don’t make you happy or emotionless or unhealthy in any way, they make you FUNCTIONAL. They make it so that a depressed person who can barely get out of bed can start to support themselves again and more importantly, start to THINK for themselves again without the permeating presence of depression.
Depression is a cyclical disease, that tells you to think a certain way, and, because you’re depressed, you generally believe it, and then things get worse and worse. The ONLY thing anti-depressants do is to STOP that cycle in its tracks!! Which is something to be ecstatic about and celebrated, even if you don’t realize it at the time, because when you’re depressed, getting out of bed is climbing Mount Everest. Antidepressants help stop that cycle so that one day soon, getting out of bed can JUST be getting out of bed. They don’t even expedite the recovery process in most cases, they just make recovery POSSIBLE IN THE FIRST PLACE. So this little guy is portrayed with a fuckton more accuracy than I ever expected from a commercial.
It’s back and adorable
It is one of the biggest errors in world history and here’s why:
- Although starting in the middle of summer with a few small battles, it eventually dragged on for almost six months into a brutal winter
- The Russians’ scorched earth policy surprised the French and made the French’s advances much more treacherous and costly
- Napoleon’s thirst for a full victory were impossible to satisfy because the Russians refused to engage in any prolonged battles, instead wisely choosing to use guerrilla tactics to decimate an already broken, famished, and sickened French Army.
- Over 17,000 French troops lost their lives each month during the disastrous campaign