Babycakes Romero is a talented street photographer who often deals with the oddities and eccentricities that make London unlike any other city in the world. With this particular project, however, Romero highlights something that is a worldwide issue. Anyone who looks at Romero’s photos will see how, as a society, we are addicted to our cell phones.
The individuals in the photos focus on their phones instead of the people that they’re with. It’s an indication that real, in-person conversations are dead in many forms. The way we communicate with others has certainly changed over the years. But does that mean we lost some parts to our society?
On the bus.
Seriously, do people even talk to each other anymore?
And people realizing they don’t feel like talking to strangers.
Well, now they don’t have to.
At the dinner table.
I mean, the people they’re with.
Doesn’t seem like it.
On the train.
But is that for the best?
Thanks to cell phones.