The fixation of some photographers to document their lives at any cost has led to unsavory behavior around the world – from the poppy fields in CA to the Grand Prismatic Springs in Yosemite to the railroad tracks at Auschwitz. To make matters worse, businesses have started designing their spaces to encourage and maximize Instagrammable moments.
Could leaving your camera at home be liberating? Could it allow you to enjoy the moment even more? Sarah and Allen discuss the possibilities in this episode of Vision Slightly Blurred.
Interested in learning more about the topic? Here is our show reading list:
- “Super bloom” shutdown: Lake Elsinore shuts access after crowds descend on poppy fields
- Photogenic Paris street seeks to ban Instagrammers certain times of the week
- Selfie-Takers are Killing the Netherlands’ Iconic Tulips
- Tourist Bros Stomp on Yellowstone National Park’s Grand Prismatic Spring
- Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving
- The case against prolific Instagram use is all about protecting your memories
- Former Concentration Camp, Auschwitz, Reminds Visitors It’s Not a Place For Selfies
- The Existential Void of the Pop-Up ‘Experience’
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