It's almost eerie, how everyone's social media is twinning like two besties. The visual similarity of your Instafeed pulls the authenticity of content creation into doubt, and there's someone who creatively critiqued this practice.
An anonymous 27-year-old Instagram account, Insta Repeat has incessantly gathered pictures from travelers, bloggers, and what-notters ( okay that's not a word, but flow mein sab chalta hai), that correspond to clichéd-tropes of travel photography and the resultant collages will amaze your brain cells.
In a conversation with Bored Panda, Insta Repeat said-
“Artists and creators fall into patterns. But I think that what is happening on Instagram is more extreme.”
Here follows some of the most common photography tropes.
Also, maybe enough with this travel-bug cliché? Take a hint. Plix.
1. Arching foliage encompassing the frame.
This is the stuff Windows wallpapers are made of, folks.
Seeing these collages you'll realise, Althusser (a French Philosopher) was right about individuality being a dhokha for the masses.
3. From the lens of a tent-hole.
4. Slot canyon mein akela human.
5. The 'Mujhe-behne-de' pose.
6. The horror movie se inspired, center-dock pose.
7. Into the wild, on the suspension bridge pose.
100% authentic wanderlust vibes aayega aapko.
8. Nadiya ke paar jaane ko hum canoe pe savaar pose.
9. Solo-backpacker sitting on the top of the world vibes.
10. Encountering the wild, with a gaay trope.
Why though? (Please, notice the rhyming, good people.) Also, isn't it a yak though?
11. Crimson house, at the hill-top.
Follow this Instagram account here, for more such amaze pix.