Through his pictures, Tony Luciani questions the stereotypes about ageing. Thanks to these black and white photos crossing humour and deep sense, his model (his mother suffering from dementia) and him are giving a different point of view of ageing and life with illness.
Karsten Thormaehlen, a German photographer, spent months travelling around the world to capture portraits of people aged 100 and over, in order to celebrate the beauty and joy of getting older.
His work proves that elderly people are beautiful, too.
An exhibition organised jointly by UK-based charity Age International and The Guardian is taking place in Trafalgar Square, London; it begun on September 29th and will go on until October 31st. [Read more…] about Photography : ‘Strength for life’, capturing later life around the world
How do the elderly live in 21st century Tokyo? Lee Chapman set out to find out and capture daily moments in the lives of Japan’s oldest city-dwellers.
A life-time love can be immortalized through a picture. Finding the love letters of her grandparents was inspiring for Lauren Fleishman. As a famous photograph artist, she has done a photo shoot with elder couples to talk about their touching love stories… The artist was inspired by her grandparents’ story, which gave her the idea of this project. She met 8 “old couples” who have been in love for many years.