Days With My Father

Picture of my father

By Phillip Toledano

About the project

“Days With My Father” is a son’s photo journal of his aging father’s last years. Following the death of his mother, photographer Phillip Toledano was shocked to learn of the extent of his father’s severe memory loss. He started a blog on which he posted photographs and accompanying reflections on his father’s changing state. Through sometimes sad, often funny, and always loving observations, we follow Toledano as he learns to reconcile the elderly man living in a twilight of half memories with the ambitious and handsome young man he occasionally still glimpses. “Days With My Father” is an honest and moving reflection about coming to terms with an aging parent. To view the entire project, visit:

About the Photographer

Phillip Toledano believes that a photograph should be like an unfinished sentence. Born in London, he lives and works in New York City, where after a decade as an advertising art director, he returned to his true passion, photography. Visit to see more of this project. To read more about his other works, visit:

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