“Our culture is fearful of aging,” said (Caryn) Franklin, “and especially aging women. I say, ‘Stop apologising for getting older. Embrace it.’ I want young women to see that beauty ages beautifully and there is no need to feel that getting older is something that has to be medicated, managed with surgery or be obsessed about.”
Portrait de la grand-mère du photographe, à 21 ans et à 92 ans, composé avec Photoshop/This is a portrait shot by a photographer of her grandmother at 21 on the left and 92 on the right, composited in Photoshop, 2011.
The big picture: Happy at 100, by Karsten Thormaehlen
Happy at 100: Erika Elitz, one of the youngest subjects and a whippersnapper at 101, has an elegant profile. It doesn’t take much to make her happy, she says, and she’s always calm, even in difficult situations.
“Very few people know how to work. Inspiration, everybody has inspiration. That’s just hot air.” - Beatrice Wood Photograph by...