Glen Erler’s Nostalgic Family Portraits

US-born, London-based photographer Glen Erler’s “Family Tree” series depicts poetic mementos infused with sun-soaked, bittersweet nostalgia.

Taken in attempt to recreate memories of peaceful moments of solitude, the series explores the themes of family, memories and the fragility of life. In a poignant statement about his work, which Erler decided to end after the death of his father, the photographer explains, “As time passes, it is our memories that take us from one place to the next. They carry us through with laughter or tears and all of which falls in between…This body of work has brought me closer to my family, even if for fleeting moments. It has removed us from our daily routine and thought process and into another world.” The complete works were published in a monograph by Kerher Verlag.

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All images © Glen Erler

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