20.06.11 by Jeff

Dear Photograph

Dear Photograph is an amazing project with simple instructions: “Take a picture of a picture from the past in the present”.

Dear Photograph Tumblr Project

Dear Photograph Tumblr Project

Dear Photograph Tumblr Project

Dear Photograph Tumblr Project

Dear Photograph Tumblr Project

Dear Photograph Tumblr Project

Dear Photograph Tumblr Project

Dear Photograph Tumblr Project

Dear Photograph Tumblr Project

Dear Photograph Tumblr Project

Dear Photograph Tumblr Project

Dear Photograph Tumblr Project

via: hideakihamada





  • http://www.muttonstock.com.au Gav

    This is awesome.. An amazing concept

  • http://manuelealtieri.tumblr.com/ Manuele

    Wow, amazing project.
    Today I try to make them too.

  • http://heyitsalexp.com heyitsAlexP

    This is a really cool concept.

  • lud

    Theese are so emotional, and the fact that people made em with their own pictures makes it so much better then rest of the “pics within pics” floating around. Truely love theese.

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/itakefauxtoes/ Adrian

    Beautifully surreal.

  • Morgan A

    These are beautiful in a way that filled me with sadness. Things change so much over time. Some of the people could no longer be present and reminiscing over the times that one used to have could make you realize how simple life used to be. Now our lives are filled with so much chaos and technology. But amazing photos nonetheless.

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  • PJ

    i wonder if the kid in the sharks jersey is still playing hockey

    • http://dearphotograph.com Taylor

      Yep, I still do!

  • Lea

    I like how all the trees grew in the background. Nature won’t give us up :)

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

      haha yaa!

  • Chelsea

    Wow, this a really fascinating project.
    I felt kind of the same way as Morgan, though not about the technology aspect. It simultaneously expresses the emotion shown in the photograph, then anchors it in present day, which is somehow sad… I suppose reminiscing about any memory (especially happy ones) has that feeling of sadness to it.

  • Chelsea

    This *is* a…
    sorry!

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

      yea its weird how we assume the person is sad looking at a happy memory. i think it has to do with the fact that we know that what lies behind the photograph is an empty space

  • lapetitefaon

    Wow, looking at these made me want to cry! I want to go back to my childhood home and do this! So bittersweet!

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

      yea bittersweet is a better way to describe them than the way i just did!

  • http://washedoutvisions.wordpress.com silvi

    stoked! i love love love this idea..

  • jls.

    such an awesome concept!

  • http://amberperrodin.com/ amber perrodin

    Heart melting…

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ Jeff

      they are so happy and sad at the same time

  • ted

    wow, you really have to dig deep here… this could be a lifelong project… so awesome.

  • http://www.webndesign.com.br/ Danielle

    loved the idea :)

  • Kate

    Reminds me of Irina Werning’s work

  • http://alakazander.com Alex

    Genius idea!

  • http://redmonsoonart.blogspot.com/ miguel

    AMAZING :]]]]]]]]]]]]]!

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/luciekacrova/ Lucie Noci Upije

    GENIAL!!!

  • dj

    brilliant idea!

  • http://www.leticiavega.com lei

    Beautiful. It gave goose bumps.

  • http://www.thedayleigh.blogspot.com Leigh

    VERY COOL!

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  • http://juenology.wordpress.com/ Mary Sohn

    I’m going to try this at home, kids.

  • monsieur

    made me smile. =)

  • http://barrospaulo.blogspot.com/ onirica

    very nice;)!

  • Kévin

    Great job ! Very interesting.

  • Jenna

    such a cool idea :D love it!

  • kevin

    SHARKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • BC

    This made me cry. Amazing.

    Makes you think about how time flies by so quick and you don’t even realize it.

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  • http://jojofalk.tumblr.com/ Jojo

    Love love love this!!!!

  • http://untalisraeladrian.blogspot.com Un tal Israel Adrián

    Hey, this is really cool. I love the feeling that I had watching at those pics… they´re really gr8! ^^)

    [my blog. http://untalisraeladrian.blogspot.com ]

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  • Richard Adams

    epic love for this project. Amazing work

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