PHOTO OF THE DAY: 07.23.19
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Rapa das Bestas
Friend
The Athlete
Future Roper
Human and Nature
Ethereal
Me and Myself
Drill Bit Merchants
Nueva Venecia
Nampan Floating Market
Fireworks Festival
In and Out
Start of the Long Journey
Above and Below
Family
Skiing
Hmong Woman
Dentist
Typhoon Disaster
Rapa das Bestas
Friend
The Athlete
Future Roper
17th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
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Origami is an art of turning a plain sheet of paper into practically any shape. The transformation of a piece of paper into virtually anything made me think of how we as humans tend to turn plain facts and life situations into positive or negative ones when we react to them emotionally. In this series, origamis represent emotions which can sometimes be overwhelming, drive you in some direction, make you act a certain way. You can’t fight them. If you try, you will fail. So many of us have unresolved emotions from our childhood that drag us down and turn into miserable human beings. You can only be at peace with yourself when you acknowledge these emotions, observe them, let them be and pass through you.

TAGS: Black, Emotion, Female, Girl, Light, Netherlands, Paper, People, Tunnel, White

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Helsinki, Finland
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Photo of the Day: 07.23.19 Editors' Pick
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© Dasha Pears.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2019
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Date Uploaded: July 23, 2019, 5:42 a.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Amsterdam, Netherlands