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Old 07-31-2010, 10:49 PM
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This is neat. This photographer takes old photos and matches them up exactly where they would fit into a picture of the same scene today.
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core77. Photographer Sergey Larenkov uses computational rephotography (as shown above and explained here by Wired) to overlay extant WWII-era photographs on their corresponding modern settings. The results are both spooky and stunning:




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A clever publisher would be paying for this fellow to visit countries around the world, and then producing large-format books of his work!
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A clever publisher would be paying for this fellow to visit countries around the world, and then producing large-format books of his work!
Yes I can see that there would be a market for his photos for sure. History text book writers, photography books, exhibitions at museums to name a few off the top of my head.
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