Photographer Christian Carollo Follow On the Footsteps of His Grandparents

The freelance photographer Christian Carollo has spent the past three years to locate and travel to places that his grandparents previously visited. It all began by chance when he was looking through a box that his grandfather left behind.

Golden Gate bridge in San Francisco, April 1979 & May 2015

Photographer Christian Carollo Follow  On the Footsteps of His GrandparentsThere, he discovered a pile of photographs that were taken in Winchester Bay , Oregon in 1987. This city was Christian himself visit the following week , and then the idea was born. With the help of his grandfather’s photographs and her grandmother detailed travel journals , he has since visited and photographed sites in nearly all 50 states or America and The Project Past & Present was born. The project has interested tens of thousands of people and can be seen in its entirety here.

Badlands National Park, May 1981 & October 2013

Photographer Christian Carollo Follow  On the Footsteps of His GrandparentsLucia Lodge in Big Sur, April 1979 & May 2015

Photographer Christian Carollo Follow  On the Footsteps of His GrandparentsOld Mesilla, April 1979 & October 2014

Photographer Christian Carollo Follow  On the Footsteps of His GrandparentsOld Mesilla, April 1979 & October 2014

Photographer Christian Carollo Follow  On the Footsteps of His GrandparentsNew Orleans, February 1978 and April 2014

Photographer Christian Carollo Follow  On the Footsteps of His GrandparentsJackson Square, February 1978 and April 2014

Photographer Christian Carollo Follow  On the Footsteps of His GrandparentsCafe Du Monde, New Orleans, February 1978 and April 2014

Photographer Christian Carollo Follow  On the Footsteps of His GrandparentsBig Sur, April 1979 & May 2015

Photographer Christian Carollo Follow  On the Footsteps of His GrandparentsNeedles Highway in Custer State Park, 1973 & 2013

Photographer Christian Carollo Follow  On the Footsteps of His GrandparentsFishermen’s Grotto in San Francisco, April 1979 & May 2015

Photographer Christian Carollo Follow  On the Footsteps of His GrandparentsYosemite National Park, April 1979 & May 2015

Photographer Christian Carollo Follow  On the Footsteps of His GrandparentsStanton Hall in Natchez, September 1974 & April 2014

Photographer Christian Carollo Follow  On the Footsteps of His GrandparentsYosemite, April 1979 & May 2015

Photographer Christian Carollo Follow  On the Footsteps of His GrandparentsSource — PastPresentProject

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