40 years later, photographer tracks down friends and family for reunion photos!

Chris found an old Ford Cortina to shoot Paul Smith against and asked him to dress colourfully to bring the old mono photo to life. (Image credit: Chris Porsz)

Chris Porsz is a photographer based in Peterborough, England, who alongside his job working as a paramedic for 36 years, took to street photography in his spare time. 

In 2016 he found some old street shots and negatives that he'd taken in the late Seventies and early Eighties, and decided to set himself the challenge of tracking down the people in his images to recreate them and show how both the people and the city had changed over the last 40 years. 

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