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Old 08-21-2016, 06:48 AM
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I found these photos very depressing to look at.
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Default Bride adds dead brother to wedding photos

I was reminded of this thread when I read this story on the BBC website a few days ago: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-wiltshire-37119884
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Old 08-23-2016, 04:53 AM
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I'm not sure what to think about it.

In a way it's a good idea....but I think if she was going to put her brother in the wedding pictures then she should have put him properly there - as a clear image and not just a ghostly shadow.
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Weird as it is....this may be weirder.

Victorian headless photos.









Link to page.
http://www.cvltnation.com/an-executi...ess-portraits/
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Very interesting link! Photoshop, circa 1880s!
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What about all the country music songs about the dead girlfriend/wife/kid? There also was a bunch of dead girlfriends songs in the early years of rock. (For instance, the one where the car stalls on the train tracks and the stupid bimbo goes back for the guy's ring...)

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I'm not sure what to think about it.

In a way it's a good idea....but I think if she was going to put her brother in the wedding pictures then she should have put him properly there - as a clear image and not just a ghostly shadow.
Well, he wasn't literally there, so I think emotionally that would feel very fake.

But you can imagine your loved one there in spirit. Still watching over you after death. Being there in spirit. So I think these photos are a good way to play into that emotional need.
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In order for the children to stay still long enough to be photographed, the mother sat with them covered by a large table cloth or something on that order. Why the mother couldn't be shown as herself is beyond me.
It was because photographers generally charged for each subject as well as each shot.
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Sounds like the song "Finnegan's Wake" !

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