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6 Photographers Capture Same Person But Results Are Very Different Because Of A Twist (VIDEO)

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The common saying is that a picture is worth a thousand words, but what if the same subject and setting were given to 6 different photographers? Would each image still carry that much value?

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Thanks to a powerful social experiment put together by Canon Australia, that theory has been tested. In hopes of inspiring photographers to get behind the lens and capture what they are passionate about, Canon invited 6 photographers from different walks of life to complete a photoshoot of one man.

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All photographers were given the same setting to shoot their images in, as well as the same subject, wearing the exact same clothing. The one difference: each photographer was given a different backstory for the man they were to photograph.

Despite nearly every element of the shoot being identical, the difference in the end results is staggering, leaving us all with something to think about when it comes to the impact perception has on our understanding and representation of the world. Check it out:

Tapping Into Our Creative Potential

While photography may not be of interest to everyone (myself included), we all have a creative element to ourselves that is equally as important to explore as our more emphasized logical side. Whether it be art, drama, dance, music, photography, writing, or anything else of that nature, we all need to take the time to play with the talents and interests that we have.

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I personally believe that the biggest obstacles to us doing this regularly are poor time management and lack of self confidence. Too often we dismiss our abilities in an endless, disparaging internal monologue, particularly when it comes to creative pursuits.

While we undoubtedly all live very busy lifestyles, I strongly feel that we all have the ability to create time within our schedules to explore our creative interests. Whether it requires a boost in motivation to get yourself up earlier, a shake-up to your current routine, or the letting go of something that no longer serves, we all have time to gain, and what better way to use it than on something creative that genuinely interests us?

I find that the belittling of our own capabilities tends to stem from over-comparison. If we aren’t comparing ourselves to another person, we are comparing ourselves to a fictional future version of ourselves that is so gifted and well put together that living as who we are right now seems almost depressing. Rather than continuing to feed into those stories, let this video inspire you to embrace the uniqueness of who you are right now, and to remember that:

A photograph (or any piece of art for that matter) is shaped more by the person behind the camera than by what is in front of it.

A Matter Of Perspective

For those who aren’t interested in watching the video but are curious about the end results from each of the photoshoots, here are the six final images selected:

The Fisherman

The Fisherman

The Recovering Alcoholic

The Former Alcoholic

The Millionaire

The Millionaire

The Former Convict

The Ex-Inmate

The Happy

The Life Saver

The Psychic

The Psychic

What are your thoughts on this social experiment? Does the difference in results inspire you to embrace the uniqueness of how you see the world? Let us know via the comment section below!

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Our Discussion About Dr. Fauci Telling People To Wear Goggles To Protect Against COVID-19

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Joe, Ruby and I recently sat down for our weekly show, “The Takeaway” to discuss Dr. Anthony Fauci’s recent recommendation that all people should be wearing goggles as well as a mask in order to protect themselves against COVID-19. As most of you reading this will know, mask mandates in public settings have caused quite a controversy, especially in Canada and in the United States. Well known and reputable doctors and scientists seem to be the catalyst, having brought a lot of attention to themselves by sharing their expert opinions and research. Today, however, we are living in a very different environment as information that contradicts what’s told to us by our federal health regulatory agencies is now deleted, blocked, and censored from social media platforms and Google searchers.

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, based on what I have been seeing and from our own experience here at Collective Evolution, we are living in a time where a digital authoritarian Orwellian fact-checker is patrolling the internet and censoring information, deeming it as “false” when in many cases, the information doesn’t appear to be false at all. Don’t get me wrong, there is plenty of “fake news” out there, but should people not have the right to examine information and determine for themselves what is, and what isn’t instead of having someone else do it for them?

In the episode below we share our opinions and talk about where we see things going within the next few months. It’s a two part episode, in the second part we talk about an interesting document within the CIA’s electronic reading dealing with the affect human intention can have on physical material systems. If you’re interested in that, you can access it on CETV, here.  CETV is a platform we created to combat the censorship we are currently experiencing, as many  of you probably already know of by now.

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Are Mandatory Masks A Precursor To A Mandatory Coronavirus Vaccine? 

 

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Woody Harrelson Shares A Powerful Video: ‘Thoughts From Within’ He Calls It

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In Brief

  • The Facts:

    Woody Harrelson shares some spoken word with a deep message.

  • Reflect On:

    How do you view our current world? Does it truly resonate with you? Is it something you want to support? If you could put your energy into a world of thriving abundance, would you? Then why so much energy into the way things are?

I sit here today having been reminded of a Woody Harrelson video after watching a movie he acted in. I recalled the first time I saw this video. It was one of the first realizations I had, about 9 years ago, that many celebrities also go through life with trials and tribulations of the average person. Perhaps not in all ways, but certainly in many. This is an obvious thought of course, but sometimes not all that common.

When I saw this video, I remember thinking, wow, I love what he is sharing, and coming from his place of influence this truly has a powerful message. This is an awesome video made by Woody Harrelson sharing some powerful thoughts from within.

In the video Woddy lays out a spoken word masterpiece that touches on all of the main aspects of our current society. If you truly take the time to listen, there is much to reflect on. And of course, there is an inspiring side of it all too.

This one is a bit of a throw back, but it’s a good one. Enjoy it!

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Josh Radnor From How I Met Your Mother Just Started A Conscious Band with Ben Lee

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You might be here because you are a fan of the hit TV show, How I Met Your Mother, or maybe you have fond memories of blasting “Catch My Disease” in your car on a hot summer day. Whatever the reason may be, you are about to discover a lesser-known side to actor-writer-director Josh Radnor and Australian singer-songwriter Ben Lee—who now form the musical duo Radnor & Lee.

In this very first episode of Uplifted Life’s new Redefining Success Podcast, Kosta Stoyanoff and I had the privilege of having a conversation with both of them over Skype only a few days before they left for their Brazil tour. We talked about their new musical venture, the effects of having achieved success and fame at a young age, what true success ought to be, spirituality, meditation, self-development and more! Playing the hosts was definitely out of our comfort zones, but we are glad we did it and were able to extract some valuable insights from these two amazing human beings.

There is a rumor circulating that they are a religious born again band because they don’t shy away from using words like word God in their lyrics. The truth is that they do not subscribe to any particular label and are simply fascinated by life’s bigger questions. In our 30-minute conversation with them, we found them to be incredibly grounded, intelligent and wise individuals who simply strive to get back to the basics of what really matters in life and care about becoming the best and most compassionate version of themselves. It was awesome to chat with two public figures who choose to use their influence to spread a positive and conscious message through their art!

Our intention with the Redefining Success Podcast is to collect gems of wisdom from individuals who see beyond our culture’s materialistic idea of success and have discovered a more fulfilling, whole and healthy view of what it means to lead a truly successful life. We believe that doing our part in helping rewrite the cultural story surrounding success can inspire a positive change in how we lead our lives—from our relationships to the way we do business.

Like Uplifted Life for more uplifting content and stay tuned for more episodes!

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Ben Lee’s Website: www.ben-lee.com
Josh Radnor’s Museletters: joshradnor.instapage.com
Like Radnor & Lee on Facebook: fb.com/radnorandlee
Listen to Radnor & Lee on Itunes and Spotify

 

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