Chino Otsuka, a Tokyo-born, London-based photographer, merges the past and present with her latest photo manipulation project, called “Imagine Finding Me”. To put it simply, she places her current self into photos from her childhood. The result is “a little girl in the 70s and 80s standing side by side with herself as a modern-day woman.” Continue reading for more.
Here’s what My Modern Metropolis has to say: “Essentially, the series presents a double portrait of Otsuka and the many places she’s visited as a kid. With the advantages of using digital software and technology to merge her past and present self, the photographer is able to create these unique self-portraits. She says, ‘The digital process becomes a tool, almost like a time machine as I’m embarking on the journey to where I once belonged and at the same time becoming a tourist in my own history.'”