Jan von Hollenben’s Dreams of Flying

Published August 27, 2009 by Graham


Son of a cinematographer and a child therapist, Jan von Holleben must have been destined to create visually striking depictions of childhood fantasy. In his series Dreams of Flying, the photographer takes an old-fashioned approach to staging gravity-defying acrobatics. Hollenben’s work is Gondry-esque (though maybe it’s the “Ghostbusters” shot leaving that impression) in its lo-fi sensibility, favoring D.I.Y. fun over glossy special effects trickery. Check out his latest series, Journey to Everywhere for more adventurous kids, make believe and optical illusions.

Via Lenscratch.



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One comment so far

  1. smacleod says:

    These are insanely cool. I gotta try this with my kids. Thanks for sharing!

    Love the lenscratch blog too.