Trying not to laugh…

A Victorian couple trying not to laugh while having their picture taken. 1890s.

It’s cool to see an old photo of people smiling. Apart from the exposure time, another reason why people didn’t smile was that photography was seen similar to being painted. If you were only going to be photographed a few times in your life, it was a serious occasion.

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