Sally Mann’s famed body of work Immediate Family documents her three children, Emmett, Jessie and Virginia, in an array of scenes at their home in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia. Capturing them as they sleep, interact, dress up and role play. Mrs. Mann’s photographs highlight a heightened maturity that defies their age, creating a tension between the push of childhood and the pull of adulthood. Even when the scenes themselves are innocent, there is a knowing gaze from the subject that, in my opinion, charges the image itself.
In Candy Cigarette (1989), Mrs. Mann’s eldest daughter Jessie stares defiantly at the camera, at her mother, with tousled hair and a cigarette made of bubblegum. Something which I personally find rather fascinating in that photograph is that Jessie is exhibiting a self-awareness as both a female and also as a subject of her mother’s lens. While Mrs. Mann’s work has consistently come under public scrutiny for its intimate subject matter, at the root of her project, Immediate Family is a family album filled with the stories, memories and moments that define Sally Mann as a mother and as a photographer.
this girl is actually really pretty though
I really can’t wait for the next time I don’t understand something.
i know ur in there
This will introduce you to a color you’ve probably never seen before.
True “Cyan”. Usually most people find it an ugly color, or just an ordinary light blue. BUT! Computers and TVs dilute the actual appearance of cyan and when you see it, its fucking awesome.
SO! Stare at the white dot for 2 minutes. Just as long as you can. The circle will get fuzzy and youll start to see a ring forming. Back your head up slowly and look around the edge of the circle.
Craziest, best blue Ive ever seen.
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oh this is a lovely blue goddamn
Holy Shit I didn’t expect that to work, or be so pretty.
If you’re high this is so amazing
I bet Barack Obama was the kid who told you the answer when the teacher called on you in class because you weren’t paying attention.
A VIDEO OF A PENGUIN BEING TICKLED.
im all for cute animals
but that fucking sounded like this weird fuckin bird monster from wind waker
Which is essentially worse than dying.