Photographer Compiles Photos Taken In Teenage Years Into One Dreamy Book
If you could dive back into your teenage years, what do you think you would you see? For 22-year-old photographer Olivia Bee, that’s not a hypothetical question — her book, Olivia Bee: Kids in Love is a photo documentation of her adolescence, and has garnered the praise of photographers and sportswear companies alike.
“All the photos that I make are love letters,” Bee said. “I think that’s part of being a photographer; you’re taking the world around you and saying, ‘I appreciate this! I’m going to make it into a postcard from my personal world! This is my universe.’”
The photos in her book were all taken between 2008 and 2013, and divided into two sections — fiction and documentary — the latter of which Bee says has a “romantic eye.”
Check out more of Bee’s visions at Slate.
A Century Of Swimsuits — See How Much Has Changed
From string bikinis to high-waisted bottoms and cutouts, bathing suit options are endless these days — patterns and styles exist for everyone and every body type. But that wasn’t always the case. The swimwear we recognize today didn’t really emerge until the early 1900s, and as these images show, women’s swimwear has definitely come a long way since then.