Mobile / Cell phones create a lonely world – Choose to put your mobile phone down.
Is it time to put our mobile phones down?
Living in an online world can isolate us from our real world. A world of human interation and connection. We chose to share these images as a reminder to pause, and consider your digital actions on a daily basis.
Photos courtesy of Eric Pickersgill. The mobile phones were removed before each photo was taken. i.e. the phones where not edited out later.
Photographer Eric Pickersgill has created “Removed,” a series of photos to remind us of the impact of a mobile device or cell phone. In each photo, electronic devices have been removed before the portrait was taken. Creating an image of people staring at their hands, or the empty space between their hands. This is a reflection of the current status quo, as this generation often ignoring incredible surroundings or real opportunities for human connection. The results are a bit sad and eerie—and a reminder that we are perhaps spending too much time in the online world and not in the real worlds. A consideration that it is perhaps the time to put our phones away.
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