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
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2 years ago

Coincidence? I think not *Illuminati music*

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UniversalMel
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2 years ago

Caught red, no, yellow handed

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PyroarRanger
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2 years ago

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

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N G
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2 years ago

What's up doc

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Virgil Blue
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2 years ago

*POP*

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JillVille Child Care
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2 years ago

When you love something, set it free...

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Toots
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2 years ago

I knew Santa had secrets...

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Aahzmandus Pervect
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2 years ago

When looks CAN kill!

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Gabriel Henderson
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2 years ago

Introducing the new multi-directional super cane

Julie Lynn
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2 years ago

Huge Giggles over here!! That's funny Gabriel!! :D! :D!

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Pisi Prkl
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10 months ago

The shadow of photogrpher shows he´s holding his camera over his head tilting camera down wards. Photographic Gods was with you. Cynic would say it´s crazy lucky shot. Fantastic photo never the less!

Eloisa de Leon
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2 years ago

Haha what a co incident match tha color if the cane

Francis Vieira
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2 years ago

Fantastic shot

Martin Pim
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2 years ago

Over there

Wickedangel
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2 years ago

Follow the arrows and uncover the truth…

Siddharth Rath
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2 years ago

Looks like some inception movie kinda thing, right?

Wings
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2 years ago

All new LASER CANE! PEW PEW PEW PEW PEWWWEWWW

Jackie C.
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2 years ago

Path clearing cane for the handicapped

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2 years ago

Yep right there

Erick Germanotta Damarez
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2 years ago

Turn left please.

fckucarol
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2 years ago

magic man

Leo McKinnon
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2 years ago

the hurricane

Terror from Beyond Space
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2 years ago

Stick it in your ear!

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ItsYaBoi
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2 years ago

He is smoking good ;)

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Neeraj Jha
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2 years ago

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

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Gabriel Henderson
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2 years ago

i want to adopt him

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Gabriel Henderson
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2 years ago

Opposites attract

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Neeraj Jha
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2 years ago

Metalheads?

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PyroarRanger
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2 years ago

That's cool!

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JillVille Child Care
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2 years 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
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2 years ago

Sunburn!

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Kaitlyn Schulz
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2 years ago

oh

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MBZ MetalsmithArtist
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2 years 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
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2 years ago

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

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2 years ago

Nice use of lines in this one. :)

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Kelly Zhang
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2 years ago

Holy cup

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Drew Chandler
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2 years ago

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

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Kwaku
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2 years ago

Hot headed dude!

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Neeraj Jha
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2 years ago

Maybe your coffee got too excited

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Virgil Blue
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2 years ago

Your fruitbasket is on full display!

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Penny Campbell
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2 years ago

He set them free

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Gabriel Henderson
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2 years ago

you smodged my pole

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Toothpick
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2 years ago

Always that odd one out

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2 years ago

I ONLY LOVE MY BED AND MY MOMMA IM SORRY

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2 years ago

"Makin my way downtown.."

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dogemaster
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2 years ago

jump magic jump

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2 years 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
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2 years ago

He's escaping! Again!

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Drew Chandler
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2 years ago

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

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dogemaster
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2 years ago

i got an eye on on you

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Julie Todd
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2 years ago

Whoosh!!!!!

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Kristin Connon
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2 years ago

glitch in the matrix

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2 years ago

Whats going on

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MPTO TavasziD
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2 years ago

my lips just got itchy...

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Siddharth Rath
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2 years ago

There's some serious math in the universe.

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AB Taylor
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2 years 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
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2 years ago

That's pretty creepy

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PyroarRanger
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2 years ago

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

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Martin Pim
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2 years ago

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

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Drew Chandler
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2 years ago

Fear my laser beams!

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Merilyn Horton
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2 years ago

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

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Carole Dose
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2 years ago

Getting ahead as best you can.

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Ehren Thomsen
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2 years ago

One of them is about to start terminating Humanity.

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Eyad Babikir
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2 years ago

Evil kid is plotting something sinister!

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