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* AmbiguouslyBrown: Jonas and Sidney, who probably don't know their race/ethnicity due to being abandoned by their birth parents at a young age. WordOfGod says that they're most likely Saudi Arabian, since she referenced actors of that ethnicity when designing Jonas.

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* AmbiguouslyBrown: Jonas and Sidney, who probably don't know their race/ethnicity due to being abandoned by their birth parents at a young age. WordOfGod says that they're most likely Saudi Arabian, since she they referenced actors of that ethnicity when designing Jonas.



** Yellow - the default color that represents happiness.

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** Yellow - the default color that represents happiness.a mixture of emotions, or neutral.



* OpenMindedParent: Mitch's mom. In a sketch, the author shows that [[https://twitter.com/sm0keplanet/status/785989359006658560 she was very supportive when he came out to her.]]

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* OpenMindedParent: Mitch's mom. In a sketch, the author shows that [[https://twitter.com/sm0keplanet/status/785989359006658560 [[https://marsoid.tumblr.com/post/151680763009/how-did-henrietta-find-out-mitch-was-le-gay she was very supportive when he came out to her.]]



* PolarOppositeTwins: Jonas and Sidney; Jonas is meek and shy wheras Sidney is more laid-back but brave.

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* PolarOppositeTwins: Jonas and Sidney; Jonas is meek and shy wheras whereas Sidney is more laid-back but brave.



* ToxicWasteCanDoAnything: While investigating a fenced off area of a nearby forest, Mitch and Jonas slip into some weird puddle. Next day, they develop powers and discover people in hazmats suits trying to clean the mess up.

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* ToxicWasteCanDoAnything: While investigating a fenced off area of a nearby forest, Mitch and Jonas slip into some weird puddle. Next day, they develop powers and discover people in hazmats hazmat suits trying to clean the mess up.


As described by the author and artist herself: "[It's a] webcomic about a nerd and a bully who are forced to work on a class project together. The story revolves around them developing super powers after an incident at a strange research center, and finding themselves followed by a mysterious car, overcoming personal challenges, and (most importantly) discovering how gay they are for each other."

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As described by the author and artist herself: themself: "[It's a] webcomic about a nerd and a bully who are forced to work on a class project together. The story revolves around them developing super powers after an incident at a strange research center, and finding themselves followed by a mysterious car, overcoming personal challenges, and (most importantly) discovering how gay they are for each other."


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Long Exposure is a comic by Mars, currently avaiable in [[https://tapastic.com/episode/471669 Tapastic]] and [[http://longexposurecomic.tumblr.com/ Tumblr]].

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[[caption-width-right:350:This [[caption-width-right:250:This is gonna be one hell of a science project...]]

Long Exposure ''Long Exposure'' is a comic by Mars, currently avaiable in [[https://tapastic.com/episode/471669 Tapastic]] and [[http://longexposurecomic.tumblr.com/ Tumblr]].



!!Tropes present in Long Exposure

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!!Tropes present in Long Exposure''Long Exposure''



* AloofBigBrother: [[spoiler: Freddie, Mitch's deceased older brother, who was a bit of a bully towards Mitch but also loved and cared for him. He also had an inkling that Mitch as gay.]]

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* AloofBigBrother: [[spoiler: Freddie, [[spoiler:Freddie, Mitch's deceased older brother, who was a bit of a bully towards Mitch but also loved and cared for him. He also had an inkling that Mitch as gay.]]



* BadassGay: Mitch has had some trouble working out his sexuality, but that certainly hadn't distracted him from ''stabbing his abusive stepdad''.
* BandGeek: Jonas is one of these - specifically, he plays the snare drum.



* BiTheWay: Jonas, apparently. [[spoiler: He confirms it later on, as he comes out to his sister.]]



** Orange / Red - anger. The more angry Jonas is, the more purely red the light is.

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** Orange / Red Orange/Red - anger. The more angry Jonas is, the more purely red the light is.



* CoolBigSis: Sidney who thinks of herself as the "older sister" because she's taller. She stands up to bullies for Jonas and is fiercely protective.
* DeadpanSnarker: Jonas. Once he and Mitch are paired together for their science project and they start to warm up to each other, Jonas's more sarcastic side starts to show.
* DeliberateMonochrome: The whole comic is in gray monochrome...

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* CoolBigSis: Sidney who thinks of herself as the "older sister" because she's taller. She stands up to bullies for Jonas and is fiercely protective.
* DeadpanSnarker: Jonas. Once he and Mitch are paired together for their science project and they start to warm up to each other, Jonas's more sarcastic side starts to show.
* DeliberateMonochrome:
DeliberatelyMonochrome: The whole comic is in gray monochrome...



* EmotionalPowers: Jonas's HardLight powers are powered by his powers and the colors change according to his mood.



* FunTShirt: Mitch's wardrobe has a lot of these, especially of the family unfriendly variety.
* GangOfBullies: Mitch and his friends.
* {{Gayngst}}: Mitch, while growing up which caused him to be antagonistic to Jonas and everyone else.
* HairTriggerTemper: Mitch. It takes very little for him to get fired up.
* HypocriticalHeartwarming: Mitch's whole shtick is being Jonas's bully any all, but should anyone else pick on him he will raise hell and high water.

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* FunTShirt: Mitch's wardrobe has a lot of these, especially of the family unfriendly variety.
* GangOfBullies: Mitch and his friends. \n* {{Gayngst}}: Mitch, while growing up which caused him to be antagonistic to Jonas and everyone else.\n* HairTriggerTemper: Mitch. It takes very little for him to get fired up. \n* HypocriticalHeartwarming: Mitch's whole shtick is being Jonas's bully any all, but should anyone else pick on him he will raise hell and high water.



* HateSink: Neil, who isn't nearly as villainous as Dean or the shady group that follows Jonas and Mitch but nonetheless is a snobby SmugSnake bully who's just there to make Jonas and Mitch's life hard.



* LeanAndMean: Mitch, who's as lanky as he is violent.
* LovingBully: [[CannotSpitItOut Mitch has a huge crush on Jonas but instead of confessing he just bullies him instead]]. Along with the whole developing superpowers thing, it drives the central conflict in the plot.
* LovableNerd: Jonas is a sheltered, book smart but socially awkward NiceGuy so he definitely fits the bill. Obviously, Mitch feels this way towards Jonas, but his friends also find Jonas quite adorable.



* MindOverMatter: Mitch has the power of telekinesis. He really likes lifting big objects to smash.
* MommasBoy: Mitch, surprisingly. You '''do not''' want to speak ill of his mother.



* [[PrecisionFStrike Precision H-Strike]]: While the word is pretty tame in itself, [[spoiler: Jonas asking Mitch what the hell is his problem really underscores how pissed he is with Mitch for ruining his potential study date]].

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* [[PrecisionFStrike Precision H-Strike]]: While the word is pretty tame in itself, [[spoiler: Jonas [[spoiler:Jonas asking Mitch what the hell is his problem really underscores how pissed he is with Mitch for ruining his potential study date]].



* SirSwearsALot: '''Mitch'''. The amount of [[PrecisionFStrike f-bombs]] that drop from this guy's mouth...
* SmugSmiler: Mitch's default expression at this point.
* SourOutsideSadInside: Mitch lives up to his reputation as a violent, gruff asshole but [[spoiler: he actually struggles with pretty serious self-esteem issues to the point of self-loathing and disordered eating. Not that he'd let anyone know that.]]
* StraightGay: Mitch, who falls into aspect of TheBully trope is gay.



* TaremeEyes: Mitch seems to have those.
* TheirFirstTime: [[spoiler: Mitch and Jonas have sex in Chapter 7.]]

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* TaremeEyes: Mitch seems to have those.
* TheirFirstTime: [[spoiler: Mitch [[spoiler:Mitch and Jonas have sex in Chapter 7.]]



* TranquilFury: Jonas, after [[spoiler: being told he couldn't see Mitch anymore by Dean due to Mitch being gay. After Dean leaves, Jonas glows red. At first it seemed like it was due to him being upset that he wasn't going to be able to see Mitch anymore but it is also most likely because he knows Dean is being a hypocrite due to his child porn stash.]]
* [[ViolentlyProtectiveGirlfriend Violently Protective Boyfriend]]: Mitch will definitely rough anyone up if they dare mess with Jonas. [[spoiler: And when he learns that Dean sexually abused Jonas and the other foster Children he became murderously enraged.]]
* WeightWoe: Mitch suffers from both anorexia and bulimia, and seems very insecure about his body.
* YouthfulFreckles: Jonas has these.

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* TranquilFury: Jonas, after [[spoiler: being [[spoiler:being told he couldn't see Mitch anymore by Dean due to Mitch being gay. After Dean leaves, Jonas glows red. At first it seemed like it was due to him being upset that he wasn't going to be able to see Mitch anymore but it is also most likely because he knows Dean is being a hypocrite due to his child porn stash.]]
* [[ViolentlyProtectiveGirlfriend Violently Protective Boyfriend]]: Mitch will definitely rough anyone up if they dare mess with Jonas. [[spoiler: And when he learns that Dean sexually abused Jonas and the other foster Children he became murderously enraged.]]
* WeightWoe: Mitch suffers from both anorexia and bulimia, and seems very insecure about his body.
* YouthfulFreckles: Jonas has these.
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* PolarOppositeTwins: Jonas and Sidney; Jonas is meek and shy wheras Sidney is more laid-back but brave.


* {{Gayngst}: Mitch, while growing up which caused him to be antagonistic to Jonas and everyone else.

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* {{Gayngst}: {{Gayngst}}: Mitch, while growing up which caused him to be antagonistic to Jonas and everyone else.



* MindOverMatter: Seems to be the the nature of Mitch's powers.

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* MindOverMatter: Seems to be Mitch has the the nature power of Mitch's powers.telekinesis. He really likes lifting big objects to smash.



* [[ViolentlyProtectiveGirlfriend Violently Protective Boyfriend]]: Mitch, at least in the extra material, is pretty up to beat someone up if they talk about Jonas. [[spoiler: And when he learns that Dean sexually abused Jonas and the other foster Children he became murderously enraged.]]

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* TranquilFury: Jonas, after [[spoiler: being told he couldn't see Mitch anymore by Dean due to Mitch being gay. After Dean leaves, Jonas glows red. At first it seemed like it was due to him being upset that he wasn't going to be able to see Mitch anymore but it is also most likely because he knows Dean is being a hypocrite due to his child porn stash.]]
* [[ViolentlyProtectiveGirlfriend Violently Protective Boyfriend]]: Mitch, at least in the extra material, is pretty up to beat someone Mitch will definitely rough anyone up if they talk about dare mess with Jonas. [[spoiler: And when he learns that Dean sexually abused Jonas and the other foster Children he became murderously enraged.]]


** Jonas's fosther father is controlling, homophobic,[[spoiler: and hit Jonas across the face during an argument. And he's later revealed to be a pedophile who has taken pictures of the foster children naked.]]

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** Jonas's fosther foster father is controlling, homophobic,[[spoiler: and hit Jonas across the face during an argument. And he's later revealed to be a pedophile who has taken pictures of the foster children naked.]]


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* EmotionalPowers: Jonas's HardLight powers are powered by his powers and the colors change according to his mood.


* [[ViolentlyProtectiveGirlfriend Violently Protective Boyfriend]]: Mitch, at least in the extra material, is pretty up to beat someone up if they talk about Jonas. [[Spoiler: And when he learns that Dean sexually abused Jonas and the other foster Children he became murderously enraged.]]

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* [[ViolentlyProtectiveGirlfriend Violently Protective Boyfriend]]: Mitch, at least in the extra material, is pretty up to beat someone up if they talk about Jonas. [[Spoiler: [[spoiler: And when he learns that Dean sexually abused Jonas and the other foster Children he became murderously enraged.]]


[[TheWikiRule Of course]], it has [[http://longexposurewebcomic.wikia.com/wiki/Long_Exposure_Wiki it's very own wiki]].



** Jonas's Step Father is controlling, homophobic,[[spoiler: and a pedophile who molested Jonas and the other foster cildren.]]

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** Jonas's Step Father fosther father is controlling, homophobic,[[spoiler: and hit Jonas across the face during an argument. And he's later revealed to be a pedophile who molested Jonas and has taken pictures of the other foster cildren.children naked.]]



* AllThereInTheManual: The wiki which catalogs interesting factoids not revealed in the comic.
* AloofBigBrother: [[spoiler: Freddie, Mitch's deceased older brother, who was a bit of a bully towards Mitch but also loved and cared for him. He also had an inkling that Mitch as gay.]]



* AsideGlance: Javier gives a particularly funny one during Chapter 4 when [[spoiler: their wasn't enough room in the car while escaping and Mitch and Cliff didn't want to have Jonas sit in Cliff's lap.]]



* CoolBigSis: Sidney who thinks of herself as the "older sister" because she's taller. She stands up to bullies for Jonas and is fiercely protective.



* {{Gayngst}: Mitch, while growing up which caused him to be antagonistic to Jonas and everyone else.



* HateSink: Neil, who isn't nearly as villainous as Dean or the shady group that follows Jonas and Mitch but nonetheless is a snobby SmugSnake bully who's just there to make Jonas and Mitch's life hard.



** AffectionateNickname: When Mitch uses Joey.
** InsultOfEndearment: Spots is becoming this.

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** AffectionateNickname: When Mitch uses Joey.
"Joey".
** InsultOfEndearment: Spots "Spots" is becoming this.



* SmugSnake: Mitch has some qualities of one, particularly, his self satisfying grin.
** SmugSmiler: Practically his default expression at this point

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* SmugSnake: Mitch has some qualities of one, particularly, his self satisfying grin.
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SmugSmiler: Practically his Mitch's default expression at this pointpoint.



* StraightGay: Mitch, for the looks of it.

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* StraightGay: Mitch, for the looks who falls into aspect of it.TheBully trope is gay.


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* TheirFirstTime: [[spoiler: Mitch and Jonas have sex in Chapter 7.]]


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* WeightWoe: Mitch suffers from both anorexia and bulimia, and seems very insecure about his body.


* [[ViolentlyProtectiveGirlfriend Violently Protective Boyfriend]]: Mitch, at least in the extra material, is pretty up to beat someone up if they talk about Jonas.

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* [[ViolentlyProtectiveGirlfriend Violently Protective Boyfriend]]: Mitch, at least in the extra material, is pretty up to beat someone up if they talk about Jonas. [[Spoiler: And when he learns that Dean sexually abused Jonas and the other foster Children he became murderously enraged.]]


** Jonas has an adoptive father who's strict, controlling, and emotionally abusive (and according to WordOfGod, physically abusive at times too). As a result, Jonas is really sheltered, somewhat judgmental, and especially meek to the point he struggles with the fact that he can't stand up for himself.
** On the other side of the spectrum, Mitch dealt with an abusive stepdad who he stabbed after seeing him extend that abuse to his mother. That elevated his dangerous reputation and marked him as the aggressive bully everyone sees him as now.

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** Jonas has an adoptive father who's strict, Jonas's Step Father is controlling, homophobic,[[spoiler: and emotionally a pedophile who molested Jonas and the other foster cildren.]]
** Mitch's stepdad was also
abusive (and according to WordOfGod, towards his son but only physically abusive at times too). As a result, Jonas is really sheltered, somewhat judgmental, and especially meek to the point he struggles with the fact that he can't stand up for himself.
** On the other side of the spectrum,
so. Mitch dealt with an abusive stepdad who he eventually stabbed his stepfather after seeing him extend that abuse to he learned he was also beating his mother. That Doing so elevated his dangerous reputation and marked him as the aggressive bully everyone sees him as now. now.


* BiTheWay: Jonas, apparently.

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* BiTheWay: Jonas, apparently. [[spoiler: He confirms it later on, as he comes out to his sister.]]


!Tropes present in Long Exposure

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!Tropes !!Tropes present in Long Exposure

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* PunnyTitle: Long Exposure is an effect in photography that is used to capture movement, particularly the movement of light. The effect of moving light in this kind of photography is the very same effect that shows in Jonas's powers.

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** Green - Fear, scared

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