Strangers Asked to Share the Last Photo They Captured on Their Smartphone

Nowadays people will rarely step out of the house without their smartphones tucked safely into their pockets or handbags. The amount of photos taken with smartphones is now staggering. Ivan Cash came up with the concept of approaching strangers and asking them, “What’s the last photo on your phone?”:

The results are an eccentric mix. From a van catching fire to a get-together between close friends, there’s no telling where this project will take him if he decides to explore other cities as well.

van caught on fire

street signs san francisco

thread samples

woman feeding food

red flower in bloom

What’s great about this project is that the owners of the photos were given a few moments to share the back-story behind their images. Without it, the collection would just seem random and impersonal.

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One response to “Strangers Asked to Share the Last Photo They Captured on Their Smartphone”

  1. Lindsay says:

    I liked this. Especially the one you ended on. Made me smile. Thanks :)

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