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Dad Captures Time-Lapse ‘Portrait’ of His Daughter from Birth to Age 20

Every couple of years for the past eight, Dutch artist and filmmaker Frans Hofmeester has released a time-lapse "portrait" of his daughter Lotte and his son Vince that contained one second of video captured every week of their life from birth until the present day. This year, Lotte turned 20, and Hofmeester once again updated his viral creation.

Father Films Daughter on First Day of School for 12 Years

When Kevin Scruggs's daughter Mackenzie started first grade 12 years ago, he decided to pull out his camera and shoot a short interview with the 6-year-old. He then did the same thing on her first day of school for the next 12 years, and this year he turned all the clips into this touching 3-minute video wishing Mackenzie a happy graduation from high school.

Father and Son Take the Same Picture Every Year for Nearly 3 Decades

An anonymous father and son over in China are making headlines in that country and across the Internet after their special photos tradition came to light recently. Ever since the son was born in 1986, he and his father have posed for a picture together every year up through 2013. Together, the photos form a powerful series of images showing this special relationship over nearly three decades of life together.

Canon Warns the Original 5D May Suffer From Mirror Separation

When the original Canon 5D (Mark I) was announced back in 2005, it was notable for being the first full-frame DSLR with its standard body size and at its low retail price of $3,299. The camera is a decade old now, which is very old as far as camera life cycles go.

As the cameras are getting more advanced in years, some of their components may not hold up as well as others. Canon has just released a product advisory warning 5D owners of a mirror detachment issue that has been discovered.

A Quirky Portrait Series that Features ‘Elderly Kids’

Los Angeles-based photographer Zachary Scott of Sharpe & Associates was recently commissioned by New York Times Magazine to shoot a quirky series of portraits for a feature titled, "What if Age Is Nothing but a Mind-Set?" The piece was about the area of reverse aging research, so Scott's task was to make a group of kids look like they had instantly aged 70 years or so.

Surprisingly Emotive Photographs Capture 100-Year-Old Human Bodies Up Close

Photographer Anastasia Pottinger's recent viral project began when she was offered up an interesting proposition for a photoshoot; one that was very different from what she normally photographs.

Usually, she shoots portraits of babies, young children and families. But this time, the Missouri native was offered the opportunity to photograph a 101-year old woman... nude.

Ages 0 to 14 in Four Minutes: Dad Updates Daughter’s Viral Aging Time-Lapse

Two years ago, Dutch photographer Frans Hofmeester released a time-lapse video that showed his daughter Lotte aging from birth to age 12. It quickly went viral and since 2012 has earned itself almost 7.5 million view on Vimeo alone.

Now, 104 weeks worth of video clips later, he's decided to update the video and show her continued growth in a time-lapse that now spans ages 0 through 14.

Stop Motion: Artist Depicts Aging, Death and Reincarnation Using Face Paint

When you hear that a stop motion video depicts the process of aging, death and reincarnation, your mind probably goes straight to digital manipulation. After all, how else do you make someone look older? Or dead for that matter?

But London-based makeup artist Emma Allen didn't use Photoshop to create her video "Ruby," she used face paint instead.

Learning Photography Boosts Memory in Seniors, Study Finds

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.

These Striking Before and After GIFs Show the Impact of Many Years of Aging

Aging isn't a topic our youth-obsessed culture takes to very well. Using everything from makeup to digital manipulation in Photoshop, many try to hold the signs of aging at bay for as long as possible.

But photographer Jan Langer decided to take aging head on in a video turned GIF series that shows just how much of an impact time has on our appearance. Fair warning, if you're squeamish about aging, you might want pass on this one.

Reflections: Portraits of the Elderly Seeing Their Younger Selves

When my grandmother was suddenly stricken by a massive stroke, my family had to make the heartbreaking decision to let her go. The doctor told us that even if she were to survive it, she wouldn’t be the person we knew. I remember thinking at that moment, 'if you could only know what kind of woman she is!' We all knew that it wouldn’t be fair to her to bring her back in a way that wouldn’t allow her to live her life her way.

Before-and-After Portraits of Alternative Education Students Decades Later

Located in the city of Toronto, ALPHA Alter­na­tive School is one of Canada's oldest free schools. For the school's 40th anniversary last year, photographer Michael Barker worked on a project titled Alpha Alternative School 1972/2012. It's a series of diptychs with portraits of students shot back in the 1970s/1980s placed next to new portraits of the students captured around four decades later.