LOOK: Photographer turns her 78-year-outdated grandpa into a suave fashion icon – Shanghaiist

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Just lately a set of images starring a trendy outdated gentleman in a café has gone viral on Chinese language social media. The images had been taken by the aged man's granddaughter who works at a youngsters's pictures studio.

In accordance with the granddaughter, Ma Mengjie, her grandmother handed away when she was solely a little one. Since then, her grandfather has been residing with her and her mother and father in Wuhan. Her grandfather lives a frugal life. At any time when she tries to purchase him new garments, he typically asks her to as an alternative return and return them.

As a photographer, Ma has taken wedding ceremony images for a lot of aged who had been too poor to afford a photograph shoot after they had been younger. The shoots typically remind her of her grandfather, who's by no means actually had any good images taken of him. On October 16th, she determined to repair that, renting two fits, taking her grandpa to a café, and snapping greater than 400 images of him wanting snazzy.

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As with similar photo shootsin the past, the images rapidly caught the eye of Chinese language netizens who dubbed Ma's grandfather, "Wuhan's trendiest grandpa."

"I look much more good-looking in these images than in my wedding ceremony images," the 78-year-outdated man mentioned proudly after wanting on the pictures.

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By Alex Tang

[Pictures by way of Chutian Metropolis Daily]

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LOOK: Photographer turns her 78-year-outdated grandpa into a suave fashion icon - Shanghaiist