If you ever need proof that dog is man’s best friend, look no further than Instagram. The social media site has no shortage of picture-perfect pups, as many doting dog owners share snapshots of life with their four-legged friends. While some go on adventures together and others dress alike, Reagan the labradoodle and “Little Buddy”—his family’s foster child—do both. Reagan was adopted by Oregon resident Sandi Swiridoff when he was just 11 months old.
When you grow old, what will you see in your mirror of youth? This well-executed series by Texas based photographer Tom Hussey focuses on the idea of reflecting back on our storied lives.
“I was awarded a job for an Alzheimer’s drug called the Exelon Patch made by Novartis,” says Hussey. “The Exelon Patch helps patients maintain long-term memories during the early stages of this horrific disease. I was fortunate to be included in a lot of the early concept stages for the campaign. I knew immediately location scouting and casting were going to be very important to evoke the emotions associated with the disease.”
Hussey’s compelling series was recently featured in Communication Arts 2010 Photography Annual. We wouldn’t be surprised if he gets nominated for a prize with this brilliant series…