“A three second exposure meant that subjects had to stand very still to avoid being blurred, and holding a smile for that period was tricky. As a result, we have a tendency to see our Victorian ancestors as even more formal and stern than they might have been.”
It’s weird how one day you can feel like you are closer than ever with someone and the next day it’s gone. I hate that empty feeling. It isn’t fully gone, but it’s like a jar of honey. You’ll always have a little of that bittersweetness of the past stuck to the bottom but you don’t know if they want to refill the jar.