40 YEARS IN THE MAKING SO FAR
Since 1982 five friends have been taking the same photo every five years for 40 years.
Five friends from Santa Barbara, California go on vacation every 5 years
to the same place to take the same group photo and they have been doing it
since 1982. They started as
teenagers when they were just 19 years old. In 2022, at age 59 (well, not Mark, he was 58), they took the 9th photo, 40 years after it began.
They visit the same lake. They stay in the same cabin. They sit on the
same deck railing. They sit in the same order. They make the same
pose. They even make the same facial
expressions. And, starting a few photos ago, some of them began wearing the same clothes.
2017 was special because the three guys named John returned to the shirtless appearance they hadn't done in 30 years.
Left to right:
Wardlaw, Mark Rumer, Dallas Burney, John Molony, John Dickson
From 2018-20 our photos were part of an museum exhibition in Frankfurt and Berlin.
Exhibit titled Like You! Digital and Analogue