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Samim’s Law of Diminished Experience:

The quantity of photos one takes (an attempt to save a tiny sliver of the present experience for later replay) is inversely correlated with the quality of the present moment experience. 

Example: The more you look at your phone, the less you'll experience the actual sunset.

Discussion around this law can be found in this thread: 
https://twitter.com/samim/status/990554137661079553 

Thanks to Greg Lloyd for naming the law & everyone who made suggestions.

Related links, recommended by the community:

"Take a Picture, You'll Enjoy It MorePhotographing experiences usually increases positive feelings about them, study says": http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2016/06/picture-enjoy.aspx << Notice this study speaks only about "enjoyment", nevertheless fascinating.

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