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The Week On EyeEm: Volume 30

By Loren Lazic - 3 min read

Our weekly round-up of outstanding content uploaded onto EyeEm, each volume of The Week on EyeEm is unique - echoing certain details, social narratives, and creative techniques shaping our world. This week we are bringing you a thought-provoking curation and commentary from our editor, Loren Lazic.

There is a wide spectrum and scale of the thing we call ‘quality of life’ but generally speaking, let’s be honest, life can be hard. Caring for ourselves and loved ones, money worries, job responsibilities, to-do lists… I can feel the cortisol pumping just making this list.

That’s why, more often than not, we need a little relief; a bit of spark and joy to put back a spring in our step. We need that time to stop everything, to let down our hair and surrender all control. To not worry about tomorrow, but relish in today. To stop a moment in its tracks by taking a photo and realising that right here, right now, is truly great.

“The meeting of two eternities, the past and future… is precisely the present moment.”

– Henry David Thereau

VINTAGE CAR ON STREET
CLOSE-UP OF GRASSHOPPER
Close-up of parrot perching on wall
CLOSE-UP PORTRAIT OF A BOY WITH WOMAN
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PORTRAIT OF WOMAN WITH ARMS RAISED AGAINST WALL AT HOME
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PORTRAIT OF YOUNG WOMAN LOOKING AT RED CAMERA
PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG MAN WEARING SUNGLASSES
GRAFFITI ON WALL OF HOME
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Closed door of building
Young man playing basketball against wall
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CLOSE-UP OF HUMAN HAND WITH TATTOO
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MAN SITTING ON STAIRCASE AGAINST BUILDING
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FULL FRAME SHOT OF SPIRAL STAIRCASE
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ILLUMINATED ELECTRIC LAMP ON CEILING BY WALL
Close-up of woman sleeping on table
High angle view of playing field
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REAR VIEW OF MAN PHOTOGRAPHING THROUGH CAR
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