Since I posted an entry yesterday about my Everyday Project, where I will document my face for 365 days to see how I age in year’s time, it reminded me of two SPECTACULAR photo series, by visionary photographers Irina Werning and Tom Hussey.
Irina Werning has an ongoing series called Back To The Future, where she tried to re-create, as close to the original as possible, people’s baby pictures, but this time using their adult selves. The relults were nothing short of AMAZING:
(Phtotographs © Irina Werning)
To see the rest of Irina Werning’s incredible photos, check out her website HERE.
Another similar project is by photographer Tom Hussey, who paired images of elderly people, looking into a mirror and seeing their younger selves. The photos are equally stunning, and looking at them invokes a certain melancholic nostalgia:
(Photos © Tom Hussey)
To check out the rest of Tom Hussey’s photos, click HERE.
I wish I could have something like that, either to recreate an old baby picture of mine or to show me looking at a younger version of me in the mirror. I just hope I age gracefully, and not ending up like the Duchess of Alba, who didn’t exactly do that. She became an internet sensation because of the hot mess she’s become: