7 Things Stock Photography Taught Us About Love Like a caricature of real life, stock photography is best known for absurd, extreme, and epically cheesy situational poses designed to convey a very obvious message. We see these images everywhere - in magazines, on billboards, online - and they always show us a totally realistic, new way to express our feelings. If you think love is complicated, fear not! Stock photography has got it all figured out. Check out these 7 ridiculous things stock photography taught us about love.
Interpretive love gestures are just another way couples prove their love for each other. You should see how my husband and I interpret "Why do I have to do everything around here!" using only our middle fingers.
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Glossy magazine sex2. Glossy magazine sex
Look at us, so hot and ready to have sexy sexy sexual sex. First, let's pose for a while in this moody light and gaze in different directions.
Let's get it on everywhere3. Let's get it on everywhere
Honey, I know I can't feel my lower extremities but you look so hot in that Lands' End wool sweater that I simply must have you right now. Literally. In this pollution-emitting vehicle with snow chains. While I wear a striped turtleneck.
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Meadow love4. Meadow love
Young couples notoriously lie down in meadows wearing Ralph Lauren while bluebirds sing them a Coldplay melody.
Blame it on the sexy rain5. Blame it on the sexy rain
Despite the weather forecast, she wore a tank top and denim mini skirt. All the better for getting caught in the sexy rain and engaging in public soft porn, my dear!
The new Mr. & Mrs. We So Crazy In Love6. The new Mr. & Mrs. We So Crazy In Love
Hipster love at its stock photography finest! These white Ray-Ban-wearing, Vespa-riding, balloon-holding newlyweds are out redefine modern love one kooky stunt at a time. Take that, Grandma!
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Come on now, in the middle of the road, yeah7. Come on now, in the middle of the road, yeah
Isn't this what newlyweds do? Get it on in the middle of the road, but not before saying "Cheese!" Cheese indeed.
- By Lori Garcia
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