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8 People Get Photographed Before And After Seeing Their Loved One, And It Reveals How True Love Looks
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9 People Get Photographed Before And After Seeing Their Loved One, And It Reveals How True Love Looks

Dating website Sentimente wanted to see the effect that love has on us. Visually. So they invited a few folks for a photo session. But there was a catch. The only thing the participants knew was that they’d get their portrait taken. However, each time someone was in front of the lens, the organizers of the experiment surprised them with a video message from their loved one: a husband or wife, a boyfriend or girlfriend, a best friend, kids, even their pet. The changes in their whole demeanor were impossible to miss. Everyone started laughing with joy. At the end of the photo session, the models said that the message they received had made their day.

More info: sentimente.com | Mihnea Ratte

The effects of love on people

Image credits: Mihnea Ratte

“The aim of the project was to show that love is a feeling that makes us better,” Mihnea Ratte, the photographer who took the photos, told Bored Panda.

“Everyone was invited for a photoshoot and after they got their first portrait taken, we asked them to look at the table above my camera,” he explained. “On the tablet, we played a video of their loved ones who said ‘I love you.’ If it was a video of a pet, it was doing something nice.”

“[The models] had no clue what was going to happen,” Mihnea added. “That’s what got the reactions.” The main thing the photographer took away from the project was the realization that love is evident in people’s entire bodies.

For the photos, Mihnea chose a warmer color temperature, to highlight how cozy and loved everyone was feeling.

“At first, I didn’t believe it can be done with a camera pointed at them. However, after shooting the first two models I understood that it’s possible. And not because of me or my gear. It was all about what they felt.”

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Kryogen
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2 years ago

Great ! A post to say : not smile vs smile. Tomorrow we'll have : not angry vs angry, but it'll be called : dudes before they see their boss, and after.

Night Owl
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2 years ago

Hey, not everyone hates their boss

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just-your-average-unicorn
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2 years ago

criticize if you want but i thought these were cute :)

Ellie
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2 years ago

So much makeup...the faces of those women don't match their necks.

Dianna Siever
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2 years ago

Exactly! It had to be one makeup artist. I doubt these women did this to themselves, they all look the same weird shade of greenish yellow.

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Kryogen
Community Member
2 years ago

Great ! A post to say : not smile vs smile. Tomorrow we'll have : not angry vs angry, but it'll be called : dudes before they see their boss, and after.

Night Owl
Community Member
2 years ago

Hey, not everyone hates their boss

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just-your-average-unicorn
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2 years ago

criticize if you want but i thought these were cute :)

Ellie
Community Member
2 years ago

So much makeup...the faces of those women don't match their necks.

Dianna Siever
Community Member
2 years ago

Exactly! It had to be one makeup artist. I doubt these women did this to themselves, they all look the same weird shade of greenish yellow.

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