Dreams of Flying by Jan von Holleben

Dreams of Flying by Jan von Holleben

Inspired by childhood books and modern superheroes, Jan von Holleben created a series of photographs that make nostalgic dreams come true.

Jan brings the influences of his parents - a cinematographer and child therapist - to his work. His focus on the visual representation of childhood, ‘Child-History’ and concepts of ‘Playing’, come from his time spent on a teacher training course and he combines these theories with his personal experience and childhood memories.

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For more inspiration, check out: Daydreaming Cat Photography

  1. hex

    Aww, these are really cute. A few of them just look obviously taken of kids lying on the ground, but most of them definitely have that magical effect the photographer was going for. They pictures are sort of like a storybook. Very creative, very cute, and sort of nostalgic in a way.

  2. scott d

    looks like some parent’s photos of their kids in the bakyard or on the street on front of the house. i guess the photos of my kids are blogworthy art.

  3. Dainis Graveris

    oh, yes I saw this list few months ago - great performance photos!

  4. romio_lee

    so nice! 赞!

  5. hophnung

    YEAH! that rocks!

  6. Harriet (:

    Aww, my favourite is definetely #16, cos the older boy is helping the smaller boy, and there is a sense of sweet, cute trust between them. Awwwwhh.

  7. Kylrun

    Man, the ET bike kids. That was always a dream of mine.
    Never thought to recreate that moment like this.
    Nice work.

  8. tracy

    nice! my favourite is the crazy bicycle one. The king kong one is funny too!

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