Tired of Influencers Treating Public Spaces Like Private Studios, They Dedicate Their Vacations to Ruining Photos
Everything you see on social media should be considered with a grain of salt. What the heck do you know? Bring your salt shaker!
What some people don’t realize is that it takes a lot of time, let alone editing photos, to take impressive photos for your Instagram account, for example when traveling abroad. Many of them have been staged. Few photos are taken in “the moment”. And these long photo shoots can be a bit of a headache for locals and other tourists alike.
Redditor u/creating a storm started an interesting thread After sharing on the r/pettyrevenge subreddit how he kept interrupting an aspiring model’s photo shoot while on vacation. Scroll down to see their stories and other redditors’ similar experiences. Dear Panda, what do you think about this approach? What do you think about social media influencers taking pictures of beautiful places exclusively? Share your thoughts in the comments.
Few things are more annoying than a would-be social media influencer dominating the region with long photo shoots
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Well, there are those who are fighting back!One person explained how he dealt with these influencers and models while on vacation
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Image credit: Create Storm
The poster hit the nail on the head when he said that everyone had the right to be there and take pictures. But so-called “Instagram wannabe models” “do not have more rights than anyone else.”
They actively dominated tourist destinations for their social media photo shoots. The post resonated with many people and went viral. At the time of writing, it had 21.8k upvotes as other redditors shared similar experiences with invasive influencers.
There are many reasons why you might want to take gorgeous photos and post them on your social media accounts. Some travel bloggers actually get paid to do this. Some people do it purely for the enjoyment of traveling. Others aim to impress their fans and even amass more online followers. People are social animals and enjoy being loved, respected and respected.
That’s why some people spend so much time curating their online personas. But quite a few people take it to the unhealthy extreme. But often, no amount of attention is enough. As such, they may take photoshopping to the extreme.
Some time ago, a moderator of the r/Instagramreality subreddit explained: bored panda that there is universal desire to be loveddesirable, and to feel like you belong.
“The harsh, terrifying truth for everyone is that the more you resemble things that people around you consider universally attractive, the more likely you are to have access to those things in your life. That’s it.
“So you start thinking, ‘Well, what do I have to change about myself? How can I become more attractive?'” , whose image is of a tall, long-haired, smooth-skinned, slim but fair-skinned woman with an hourglass shape, and let’s not forget the perfect butt. give you the chance to be her. Even if it’s only online. ”
Meanwhile, Bored Panda in another interview We talked about social media addiction With Nuno Albuquerque, Head of Treatment, Addiction Treatment Group UK
“People can become addicted to anything, but they only suffer from addiction if they lose the power to control their lives and make personal choices about whatever they are ‘using’. increase. Stop “using” how much they want to. This is the effect of addiction, which robs the individual of the ability to stop,” he explained to us.
“Even if the person is aware of the physical, psychological, or financial consequences, it cannot be stopped. It is essential not to use the word ‘addiction’ lightly. People with addictions need professional help and support. ”
During the Covid-19 pandemic, people tended to spend more time on social media while in lockdown. “Some people are using social media to stay connected with others during lockdown, and this is so important and really a healthy approach to take. That’s when you’re completely immersed in social media and don’t want to be there on your actual ‘offline’ day,” says the mental health expert.