Photographer Goes “Back to the Future” in Fun Photo Recreation Series

Irina Werning Back to the Future

Pancho in 1983 & 2010, Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires-born artist Irina Werning’s project Back to the Future is an awesome photo series that has been flying through the web. What makes it so enjoyable is not just that we get to see how people age, it’s that Werning gets the overall tone, mood and lighting of the two pictures to almost completely match. It should come as no surprise that Werning received a Masters in Photographic Journalism at Westminster University in London back in 2006.

“I love old photos,” she says. “As soon as I step into someone else’s house, I start sniffing for them. Most of us are fascinated by their retro look but to me, it’s imagining how people would feel and look like if they were to reenact them today… A few months ago, I decided to actually do this. So, with my camera, I started inviting people to go back to their future.”

Irina Werning Back to the Future

Matias in 1977 & 2010, Uruguay

Irina Werning Back to the Future

Werning’s parents in 1970 & 2010, Buenos Aires

Irina Werning Back to the Future

Nico in 1986 & 2010, Buenos Aires

Irina Werning Back to the Future

Negra in 1980 and 2010, Buenos Aires

Irina Werning Back to the Future

Nico in 1990 & 2010, France

Irina Werning Back to the Future

Lucia in 1956 & 2010, Buenos Aires

Irina Werning Back to the Future

Oscar 1978 & 2010, Buenos Aires

Irina Werning Back to the Future

Mechi in 1990 & 2010, Buenos Aires

Irina Werning Back to the Future

Cecile in 1987 & 2010, France

Irina Werning Back to the Future

Flor in 1975 & 2010, Buenos Aires

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