Based on the products that fill billboards and magazine pages, it’s safe to say that aging is a major concern for many women. Youth and beauty inevitably fade and for some this may feel like a loss of identity, for others it may be a source of empowerment. Robyn Twomey photographed some of the women, whose exceptional beauty once graced the pages of Playboy magazine, many decades later at a Reunion party in Las Vegas. See how these lovely ladies look long after they’ve retired their bunny ears. [Read more…]
For the Documerica Project (1971-1977), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hired freelance photographers to capture images relating to environmental problems, EPA activities, and everyday life in the 1970s.
Flip Schulke documented everyday life in New Ulm, Minnesota and the Florida Keys during the 1970s. In both locations, Schulke focused on the retired and the lives they lead in these two very different locals. Additionally, while teaching at the University of Missouri’s Columbia School of Journalism, Schulke recruited several students to photograph New Ulm to supplement his own photographs.