Capturing Reactions

Push, shove, trip. React.

Without a doubt,  our behaviors and attitudes differ depending on any given situation. But it is the candid nature of our reactions that we are vaguely aware about.  And then there is the reaction to a reaction.

Personally, when an event of some sorts is happening, I tend to look more at a performance or the results instead of what is happening around me. The idea of capturing people's reaction, then, becomes an intriguing concept worth exploring: seeing if each individual reacts the same as the next person.

Josielle and Jessica beat the heat by running through sprinklers. Photo by Pauletta Tohonnie Josielle and Jessica beat the heat by running through sprinklers.
Photo by Pauletta Tohonnie

Daylight burns but Marilyn reacts calmly to the harsh sun rays. Photo by Pauletta Tohonnie Daylight burns but Marilyn reacts calmly to the harsh sun rays.
Photo by Pauletta Tohonnie

A skateboarder reacts and anticipates his fall to the ground after a fail attempt at a trick.  Photo by Pauletta Tohonnie A skateboarder reacts and anticipates his fall to the ground after a fail attempt at a trick.
Photo by Pauletta Tohonnie

Andy focuses in on his route before he takes air with his board.  Photo by  Pauletta Tohonnie Andy focuses in on his route before he takes air with his board.
Photo by Pauletta Tohonnie

 

Joe asks students to slow down and dismount their bikes or skateboards receiving a smile and an "I know" response from the violators. Photo by Pauletta Tohonnie Joe asks students to slow down and dismount their bikes or skateboards receiving a smile and an "I know" response from the violators.
Photo by Pauletta Tohonnie

 

Sometimes a shrug is the way to go when there are no other response. Photo by Pauletta Tohonnie Sometimes a shrug is the way to go when there are no other response.
Photo by Pauletta Tohonnie

 

A night out for Jason and Renisha unveils their excitement.  Photo by Pauletta Tohonnie A night out for Jason and Renisha unveils their excitement.
Photo by Pauletta Tohonnie

A student behaves uncertain when an unexpected noise sounds nearby.  Photo by Pauletta Tohonnie A student behaves uncertain when an unexpected noise sounds nearby.
Photo by Pauletta Tohonnie

 Reach the photographer at ptohonni@asu.edu or via Twitter @purplekittehbum


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