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2012 Bolivia

Doña Olga

Doña Olga is 83 years old now and have been a widow for 40 years. By herself she managed her little shop, while raising her children. She is still managing her shop today, and whenever you are in Samaipata pass by on her cornerstore to get some nescafé or soda. She will be there.   Continue reading →

Making of…elderly in Bolivia

In 2012 we lived and worked in Samaipata Bolivia, portraying the local people, especially the elderly. Apart from the photos we are posting on this blog, it was an experience to meet and get to know these people, and their welcoming us in their homes. Let this work be a tribute to them.   Continue reading →

Don Pepe

To work with elderly anywhere is tricky, since many do not like themselves being old and refuse to take a picture. Of  course, once we get to know them better, often this shyness disappears and we work with them to make beautiful portraits after all. This was not the case with Don Pepe, he invited […] Continue reading →