Man tracks down subjects he pictured in 1970s to recreate photos

Trip down memory lane: Photographer tracks down subjects he pictured enjoying fish and chips, drunk nights out and trips to the fairground in the 1970s and recreates their photos more than 40 数年後

  • A photographer has recreated photographs of people he snapped more than 40 数年前
  • Chris Porsz, paramedic and amateur photographer, took shots of people while walking around Peterborough
  • Project began when some of his long-lost subjects recognised themselves after he published their pictures
  • The recreated shots were collated into a book named Reunions, thought to be the first of its kind
  • A photographer has tracked down people he candidly pictured in the 1970s to recreate the photographs more than 40 数年後.

    Chris Porsz, a retired paramedic and amateur photographer, took shots of people enjoying fish and chips, drunk nights out and trips to the fairground during the 70s and 80s.

    He then decided it would be fun to attempt to reconstruct the exact same photographsalbeit it those pictured are 40 だからあなたはあなたの街でナイフマンに取り組みますか.

    驚くほど, he has managed to recreate all 168 snaps in the space of a year, mostly thanks to the power of social media.

    This is the second set of photos he has recreated after his first set was published in his 2016 book named Reunions, thought to be the first of its kind.

    The project began when some of his long-lost subjects recognised themselves after he published their pictures in local and national papers, on his website and on Facebook.

    Such was the book’s success, he has now decided to release a second edition and persuaded more to pose in front of the camera.

    Man photographed  decades earlier with an owl on his shoulder

    Man recreates photo of himself from the 1970s

    Chris Porsz, a paramedic and amateur photographer, took shots of people enjoying fish and chips, drunk nights out and trips to the fairground decades ago (写真: One of his subjects recreates a decades-old photo of him with an owl on his shoulder and a burger in his hand)

    The project began when some of his long-lost subjects recognised themselves after he published their pictures in local and national papers, on his website and on Facebook (写真: One man poses next to a car in a cool black and white 70s snap)

    The project began when some of his long-lost subjects recognised themselves after he published their pictures in local and national papers, on his website and on Facebook (写真: One man poses next to a car in a cool black and white 70s snap)

    周り 40 数年後, one subject - who clearly hasn't lost his sense of style - recreates his 1970s shot next to a car

    周り 40 数年後, one subjectwho clearly hasn’t lost his sense of stylerecreates his 1970s shot next to a car

    Three school girls giggle as they are photographed walking across the road with the help of a lollipop lady

    Three school girls giggle as they are photographed walking across the road with the help of a lollipop lady

    The trio of now grown women - along with the lollipop lady - reunite to recreate their photo that was taken decades earlier

    The trio of now grown womenalong with the lollipop ladyreunite to recreate their photo that was taken decades earlier

    The first book contained 134 sets of reunions, with the second edition featuring a further 168 ピクチャー.

    Chris first became interested in photography after buying a camera when his first child Simon was born in 1978.

    Initially only using his camera for family photos, Chris subsequently began walking the streets for inspiration.

    に 1986, though he became a paramedic and, [object Window], life unsurprisingly became too busy and he had less time to devote to his hobby.

    His photo albums were left to gather dust until 2009, when he sent some of the old pictures to his local newspaper.

    Readers fell in love with them and soon he was getting letters from those who recognised themselves in the photos.

    Boy poses with chimney sweep

    Man recreates child photo from when he was a chimney sweeper

    A boy chimney sweeper poses for the camera behind a gate – 前 (正しい) recreating the shot four decades later

    A young couple browsing a world map together in 1970s

    A young couple recreate their decades-old photo which showed them browsing a world map together

    A young couple recreate their decades-old photo which showed them browsing a world map together

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    すべてが成長した: Two lads recreate childhood photo of them sitting next to each other in a park

    A young girl reaches for an two coned ice creams from an ice cream van in the late 1970s

    A young girl reaches for an two coned ice creams from an ice cream van in the late 1970s

    Now all grown up, a woman smiles at the camera as she recreates shot of her buying ice cream from the same street vendor

    Now all grown up, a woman smiles at the camera as she recreates shot of her buying ice cream from the same street vendor

    Two corner shop workers are pictured behind the till in white coats in the 1970s

    Two corner shop workers are pictured behind the till in white coats in the 1970s

    Decades after their first picture was taken, the local shop workers reunite to re-create the image

    Decades after their first picture was taken, the local shop workers reunite to re-create the image

    A man reads a newspaper below a billboard which makes it appear as if a donkey is about to eat his head

    A man reads a newspaper below a billboard which makes it appear as if a donkey is about to eat his head

    The same newspaper reader poses with an actual donkey eating a carrot behind his head decades later

    The same newspaper reader poses with an actual donkey eating a carrot behind his head decades later

    Two friends are snapped while out shopping together in the 1990s

    Two friends are snapped while out shopping together in the 1990s

    The friends recreate their shot decades later - with the ELLE bag included

    The friends recreate their shot decades laterwith the ELLE bag included

    Two friends laugh as they enjoy a funfair ride in the 1980s

    Two friends laugh as they enjoy a funfair ride in the 1980s

    They reunite to recreate the image decades later

    They reunite to recreate the image decades later