Posts Tagged ‘elderly’

Learning Photography Boosts Memory in Seniors, Study Finds

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Good news, camera weenies — not only does photography make you attractive and rich, it helps your brain stay sharp as you age. That’s the conclusion of a new University of Texas study that evaluated a number of different types of activities to see how they affected cognitive skills — particularly memory — in the elderly. Read more…

Photographs of a Couple Who Have Been Married for 57 Years

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Between 2009 and 2011, Italian photographer Marina Rosso shot images for a photo project showing what life as a married couple looks like after nearly six decades together. Her subjects were Licia and Ryan — her own grandparents.
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Movie Villains in Their Twilight Years

For his project titled “Horror Vacui” (latin for “fear of empty space“), photographer Federico Chiesa imagines what the villains and creepy characters of ’80s films would be like if they were “still alive” today.
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Powerful Moving Portraits of the Elderly

Similar to the centenarian portraits we shared earlier today, here’s a beautiful video with moving portraits (both literally and figuratively) of elderly people by photographer Simon Biswas. The piece is titled “The Light of Day”.

(via FlakPhoto via Coudal)

Happy At One Hundred: Emotive Portraits of Centenarians

For his project titled Jahrhundertmensch, German photographer Karsten Thormaehlen shot portraits of elderly men and women who have reached the ripe old age of 100, also known as a “centenarian“. In 2009, the UN estimated that there are only about 455,000 centenarians in the world.
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Emotive Photographs of Elderly Animals

For her project titled “Elderly Animals“, photographer Isa Leshko found and photographed various animals in the twilight of their lives.
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MIOPS: Smartphone Controllable High Speed Camera Trigger

MIOPS is a new smartphone-controlled camera trigger that combines all of the features photographers want in a high-speed camera trigger into one convenient device.

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