From Romeo and Juliet to Sonny and Cher to Kermit and Miss Piggy, couples have always been part of the social landscape. In this poignant and nostalgic collection of found photographs, the timeless experience of falling in love is captured by photo booth snapshots, vacation candids, and wedding portraits cherished by lovers from long ago.
Young and old, playful or passionate, these photographs make it abundantly clear that love is all around us. Intimate and romantic, Couples is a must-have for anyone who has ever been struck by Cupid's arrows.
About the authors
Roger Handy is an artist and conceptualist whose previous publications include Made in Japan: Transistor Radios of the 1950s and 1960s. He lives in Los Angeles.
Karin Elsener is a Swiss-American graphic designer, mother of two, and self-described thrift store addict. She lives in Los Angeles.