An artist created an ‘anti-selfie’ Instagram photo series which sees her play dead in front of famous tourist attractions instead of taking a perfect picture
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An artist created an ‘anti-selfie’ Instagram photo series which sees her play dead in front of famous tourist attractions instead of taking a perfect picture

Stephanie Leigh, known to her followers simply as “STEFDIES,” takes pictures pretending to be dead in front of tourist attractions around the world. The Instagram photo series is “anti-selfie,” as Leigh says the photos are unplanned and don’t involve special lighting or conditions. She told INSIDER: “We have one life to live, and we don’t get re-do’s – and I would like to think I try to capture that feeling, that fleeting sense of life and its impermanence, in my photos.” An artist has created an “anti-selfie” Instagram photo series which sees her “play dead” in front of some of the world’s most famous tourist attractions. Known simply as “STEFDIES” to her followers, the images show Stephanie Leigh lying flat on her face in front of the likes of the Eiffel Tower, Buckingham Palace, the Louvre, and the Golden Gate Bridge in an effort to send a message about “the fleeting sense of life.” Read more: A photographer shared a series of heartbreaking photos after a bride traded her engagement shoot for a final dance with her dying father She refuses to provide her age – and even adds that while her “long hair (and swimsuit in selected photos) […]

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