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Woman Documents Her Life Through Shooting Gallery Photos

When Ria van Dijk of the Netherlands was sixteen years old back in 1936, she visited a shooting gallery in which a camera shutter was triggered every time a target is hit. She fell in love with the gallery, and faithfully visits it each and every year, only missing the years 1939 to 1945 due to WWII. Ria van Dijk is now 88 years old, and still collects a photo of herself hitting the target. The resulting photographs have been compiled into a book titled “In Almost Every Picture 7“.

You can check out an online gallery of her photographs here.

In almost every picture #7 (via Boing Boing)


 
  • http://www.facebook.com/tomroes Tom Roes

    This story was first published two years ago. You can do better than that PetaPixel ;) http://www.photoq.nl/articles/nieuws/actueel/2008/12/04/fotos-schiettent-vertellen-geschiedenis/

  • http://www.petapixel.com Michael Zhang

    Shucks, we haven’t been around that long =P

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1024085348 Dominick Delli Paoli

    I think its more magical that this shooting gallery was still in existence after all those years!