Not the retiring type
Do you think age matters?
David I think that depends how old you are.
When you’re growing up, yes. When you’re older, no.
Has this photo-series changed you and how you view age?
David I’m very impressed by the attitude of the people I photographed to continue working, they all seemed very content and good-natured. They don’t consider themselves different. They see working later as a way to enrich their lives and keep up-to-date and they would not want to live any other way.
Describe the project and your motivation for doing it?
David It was a project for the Guardian Weekend magazine in praise of people working beyond retirement age and their tenacity and enthusiasm in doing so.
How old are you?
David I am 32.
How old are the people in your project?
David The subjects range between 70 and 90 years of age.
You can read the full article by The Guardian here.
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