Do you ever wonder what a conversation between the current you and the old you would sound like? As we grow old, many of us lose touch with our former selves. Spain-born and Norway-based artist Pau Buscato, however, cherishes the relationship with his inner kid, and hopes to never let go of it. 'Hopscotch,' his ongoing photography series aims to capture the world through a prism of childlike imagination and play.

"'Hopscotch' is not something that I planned," Pau told Bored Panda. "I simply started doing street photography the way I enjoyed most, without forcing any themes, letting go and being open to whatever my eyes would see in each moment. If the result is this playful view of our everyday life, it's simply because that is who I am."

His approach to street photography seems very intuitive. "It's a very open process that demands full awareness and fresh eyes, to see the ordinary things of our everyday not just for what they are, but also for what they can become, when photographed."

"The challenge of working based on spontaneity and intuition is that sometimes you will feel lost, not knowing what to do or where to go," Buscato said. "I still prefer this to the 'everything goes according to plan' approach. Maybe because this open process gives me a sense of discovery."

Pau's shots were taken during his international travels to the UK, the US, India, and other lively countries. "I really enjoy the streets of London and NYC. If accommodation [there] wasn't so expensive, I would definitely spend more time [in these cities.]"

"It’s a game for me, and the city is my playground. As we grow into adulthood we tend to lose our sense of play. We build walls to appear stronger, more serious, more adult; and so we leave behind that part of us that made us kids, the part that turned our backyard into wonderland and that tree into a fortress. And that ability to fantasize and see the ordinary through a child’s eyes is an essential part of my work."

More info: buscato.net | Flickr | Instagram

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UniversalMel 1 year ago

Coincidence? I think not *Illuminati music*

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UniversalMel 1 year ago

Caught red, no, yellow handed

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PyroarRanger 1 year ago

"Um, sir... you seem to have a chicken on your head..."

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N G 1 year ago

What's up doc

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JillVille Child Care 1 year ago

When you love something, set it free...

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Toots 1 year ago

I knew Santa had secrets...

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Aahzmandus Pervect 1 year ago

When looks CAN kill!

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Gabriel Henderson 1 year ago

Introducing the new multi-directional super cane

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ItsYaBoi 1 year ago

He is smoking good ;)

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

Well, you gotta carry an extra head for emergencies..

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Gabriel Henderson 1 year ago

i want to adopt him

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Gabriel Henderson 1 year ago

Opposites attract

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

Metalheads?

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PyroarRanger 1 year ago

That's cool!

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JillVille Child Care 1 year ago

It's a people-eating umbrella plant, and this woman is being extra careful about her escape attempt so she doesn't awaken the beast.

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fckucarol 1 year ago

Sunburn!

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Kaitlyn Schulz 1 year ago

oh

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MBZ MetalsmithArtist 1 year ago

Love this one! Simple but interesting composition, restrained color and balance- and those shredded curtains? One devilish cat must live there! Hiss meow scratch

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Wings 1 year ago

One of the victims... Of the man-eating trash can... But he won't be the last....

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JillVille Child Care 1 year ago

Nice use of lines in this one. :)

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Kelly Zhang 1 year ago

Holy cup

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Drew Chandler 1 year ago

At first I thought the guy was carrying just a head.

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Kwaku 1 year ago

Hot headed dude!

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

Maybe your coffee got too excited

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Virgil Blue 1 year ago

Your fruitbasket is on full display!

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Penny Campbell 1 year ago

He set them free

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Gabriel Henderson 1 year ago

you smodged my pole

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Toothpick 1 year ago

Always that odd one out

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fckucarol 1 year ago

I ONLY LOVE MY BED AND MY MOMMA IM SORRY

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Alysha Jones 1 year ago

"Makin my way downtown.."

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dogemaster 1 year ago

jump magic jump

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Ladies and Gentlemen 1 year ago

when you spend your weekend watching back-to-back horror/supernatural movies, you need your car to be a safe place as well.

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Drew Chandler 1 year ago

He's escaping! Again!

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Drew Chandler 1 year ago

I just want to know how the cow got up there.

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dogemaster 1 year ago

i got an eye on on you

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Julie Todd 1 year ago

Whoosh!!!!!

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Kristin Connon 1 year ago

glitch in the matrix

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Toothpick 1 year ago

Whats going on

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MPTO TavasziD 1 year ago

my lips just got itchy...

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Siddharth Rath 1 year ago

There's some serious math in the universe.

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AB Taylor 1 year ago

Tiny Dynamine, if you know what it says on the van, you might appreciate it more. It's and ad for Danish Red Cross that says: Together we will make the help get there. And then there's a person with a red cup on it. I think it's very symbolic.

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Kristin Connon 1 year ago

That's pretty creepy

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PyroarRanger 1 year ago

Introducing the mega-rose, easy to carry as a cube with a strong stem!

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Martin Pim 1 year ago

He was hoping to pass by unnoticed but the phantom arrow points again

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Drew Chandler 1 year ago

Fear my laser beams!

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Merilyn Horton 1 year ago

I think it’s the recurring blue in the picture and the puppies are just extra

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Carole Dose 1 year ago

Getting ahead as best you can.

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Ehren Thomsen 1 year ago

One of them is about to start terminating Humanity.

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Eyad Babikir 1 year ago

Evil kid is plotting something sinister!

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Alicia Reese 1 year ago

Is Ronald McDonald lost?

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Eyad Babikir 1 year ago

Where it fits.. it sits..

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Mike Morelli 1 year ago

Maybe her name is peggy or eileen

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Cactuar Jon 1 year ago

There's a new company in town, rising up to rival Apple. They're called Bananas and Pears. Comes with full HDTV screens and you can still listen to Youtube on minimise!

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Susann Campbell 1 year ago

That kind of pain is unbearable, to be in love and not be loved back. All the veins that lead to your heart turn ice cold and it surges back and forth until you gasp with uncontrollable breath from the fire that flows back into the body and you collapse hoping know one sees you rubbing your arms and chest as tears flow from your eyes and nose.

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MBZ MetalsmithArtist 1 year ago

Great shot!

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Karen Grace 1 year ago

It's that smoldering gaze.

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Kacy Jones 1 year ago

I wasn't looking at the woman or man I was looking at the thing in the right bottom corner :p

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Lou Wow 1 year ago

What a distinguished cow sitting next to a filthy animal.

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Mäx Heiss 1 year ago

The Coneheads... they exist

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BusLady 1 year ago

Something tells me that THAT child never pushed a broom in her life.

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Jozef Kožienka 1 year ago

When you shoot video for youtube....in a tube!

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Jung 1 year ago

He got rapped in the zone of spider man's territory

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Ben Morris 1 year ago

My Dawg!!

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

A mime artist doing her "stuck in a box" bit.

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Sue Knerl 1 year ago

Place case here.

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Hope Floats 1 year ago

Now there's a scene you don't see very often...

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Alicia Reese 1 year ago

Cousin it finally out grew his hair!

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Ginge 1 year ago

Could be the Flash's dog..

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Jung 1 year ago

As complicated as India

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Šu Ma 1 year ago

love this one! it should go up.

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My O My 1 year ago

Phoning while doing your after workout flexing

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MBZ MetalsmithArtist 1 year ago

This one confused me....how far away is that pole with wires? And the beige wall, what is it? *scratches head*

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My O My 1 year ago

This guys shadow looks like a lama

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MysticalMan 1 year ago

The Invisible Man is slowly reappearing.

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Karen Grace 1 year ago

Her knuckles must be sensitive to UV rays.

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