Back to the Future

Posted by on November 15, 2011

This series of photos amazes me.  I have tried to recreate a photo from my childhood in the same place, years later.  With ho-hum results.  It is really hard to be in the exact right spot, with the right lighting, and the right expression on the model’s face. These are done really well.

Lucia 1956 & 2010

I love seeing how much stays the same as we age.  You are the same you.  Rather than highlighting the differences these photos highlight the similarities.

Irina Werning is an Argentinian photographer, she has a bachelor’s degree in economics and master’s degrees in history and photojournalism.  She sounds like someone who would make a great dining companion.

From her website:  I love old photos. I admit being a nosey photographer. As soon as I step into someone else’s house, I start sniffing for them. Most of us are fascinated by their retro look but to me, it’s imagining how people would feel and look like if they were to reenact them today…

Christoph 1990 & 2011

Fer 1981 & 2011

Lali 1978 & 2010

Lea B 1980 & 2011

Marcela 1970 & 2011

Pancho 1983 & 2010

Riff Raff 1976 & 2011

Sole 1988 & 2011

Sarah and Jim 1986 & 2011

All photos from Irina Werning’s website.

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