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Generic Instagram Shots… Done Badly

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For his bachelor thesis project, titled “notwinstagram,” German artist Daniel Reuber decided to flip Instagram fads on their head. Instead of creating picture-perfect Instagram shots that show (or fake) a wonderful life, Reuber decided to show what those same shots would look like for someone with a very sad life.

The goal was “creating the identity of an anti-social, unlucky, poor person through images,” Reuber. “These images use the same stereotypical props, perspectives and compositional elements as the image categories that resulted from the studies, but showing something actually bad…”

#coffee

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#flatlay

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#followmeto

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#foodporn

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#friends

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#fromwhereistand

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#hotdoglegs

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#lazysunday

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#outfitoftheday

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#windowseat

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#wokeuplikethis

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#workspace

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You can also view this project on Facebook and Behance, or read the full thesis behind these images.


Image credits: Photographs by Daniel Reuber and used with permission

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