These 40 photographs all tell stories about the historical figures or events that they represent. Once taken simply to document their present, they now help us witness the past. From historical landmarks and famous people to the basic daily routines of the past, these pictures portray the past in a way that we can empathize with and understand more intimately.
Posts Tagged ‘looking into the past’
If you remember “Pencil versus Camera” project by Ben Heine then this is something really similar, however this time Jason Powell allows us to look into the past. Images are made by finding old photographs of places, printing them out, and then holding the print up in the modern day location that the original photograph was taken.