Stay the Same


The photo every day trend
24 June 2011, 10:34 pm
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As a bit of research I’ve been looking up all the people taking photos of themselves every day on you tube, there are an incredible amount of them – and they are watched by millions of people. There is one person who has been taking a picture of himself each day for over six years. Which leads to lots of interesting questions about why people are doing this and watching the films. Is it narcisissm? curiosity? A fixation with ageing and mortality?

I thought I would share my favourite so far.

Note that the dog does not go to exactly the same place and does not use video which is a bit of a relief really.

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[…] Lots of people have been sending me videos and clips from you tube of people growing old, growing beards, travelling around the world taking their pictures everday.  There are so many of them out there that there is now even a subsection parodying the original ones. I watched a lot of them before the project began and put my favourite up last June. I found it much funnier back then for some reason. Here is a link to the original post. […]

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