Jamie Livingston began a life-long photo project that ensures he will never be forgotten.
Here are some of the most impressive and fascinating shots that belong to a collection from a website called “Jamie Livingston: some photos of that day.” It was created by Betsy Reid and Hugh Crawford, two of Jamie’s best friends.
June 15, 1979: Self-portrait of Jamie Livingston.
On March 31, 1979, native New Yorker and college student, started the project. He captured his first photograph and then took a picture every day for the next 18 years and maintained this tradition until the day he died in 1997.
He used his Polaroid camera to document all the important moments of his life, from his friends, family, and love relationships, to his job and his life’s biggest battle.
March 31, 1979: The first photo of the project.
May 27, 1979: Jamie graduated from Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson.
March 31, 1980: New York subway.
August 11, 1980: Pictures of his close friends.
June 13, 1981: Jamie also worked as a clown at circus shows.
December 6, 1980: Some of his pictures were abstract, yet no less emotional.
March 7, 1982: Early virtual reality?
July 18, 1982: Summer trip to Europe. It was just unforgettable!