Wednesday, February 16, 2011

The old is new again

[Thanks to Drew.]

Irina Werning has photographed people like they were in photos many years ago.
We've seen similar projects, but I have never seen this attention to detail! Impressive. That is very difficult to do.




Even down to the expressions! Look at this: 


6 comments:

Anna said...

love it

TC [Girl] said...

Eolake said...
"Even down to the expressions!..."

Yes! AMAZING! The thing that I was really intrigued by, as well, were the clothes, shoes, and props (pen; sunglasses, etc.) Man! "Obsessive" is RIGHT! It's downright SCARY how closely they resemble their former selves! Unless they're photo-shopped in some way!

Anonymous said...

They haven't got it quite right here either, and the effect is creepy and gross.

Russ said...

What an interesting idea. However, I have to agree with author of the previous quote that it is a bit creepy.

Here's my best "knock off" shot:

http://bit.ly/gjbWP0

Anonymous said...

there is a similar (earlier ?) project by French Artist Clarisse d’Arcimoles.

See her series "un-possible-retour" at

http://www.clarisse-darcimoles.com/index.php?/projects/un-possible-retour/

eolake said...

Thanks, those are cool.