Alessia – Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy
Try to remember your favorite toy ever- can you do it? Imagine if you had a photo to help jog your memory; you hugging your favorite teddy or a screenshot of you playing your favorite video game. What a concept right? Time flies and growing up can kind of suck, but childhood memories definitely make adulthood a bit easier. Whether it is remembering that time the first Barbie set you got or the stuffed bunny that your Grandma gave you that you slept with for longer than you would like to admit, childhood toys played a pretty integral part of memories that we hold onto so dearly.
Julia – Tirana, Albania
A photographer from Italy, Gabriele Galimberti came up with a super innovative came up with an idea to help capture those precious moments. Galimberti built a collection of photographs with children and their most prized possessions. Spending 18 months traveling the world and meeting children all over; Toy Stories is a remarkable collection.
Keynor – Cahuita, Costa Rica
Probably one of the coolest aspects of this photographic compilation is seeing what contrast exists between children in different countries. The economic standing of the country is evident in the amount of toys a child may show or the type or quality of their chosen possession.
Tangawizi – Keekorok, Kenya