Photographer Peter Zelewski has spent the last couple of years exploring the special world of identical twins, questioning not only the incredible bond between them, but also what makes them different from each other as their unique personalities shine through.

Peter has a passion for street portraiture, and chooses to capture his subjects outdoors in natural light. He captures identical twins from different ages, backgrounds and gender, all found in the diverse and cosmopolitan city of London, where Detroit-born Peter has lived since the 1980’s.

“When I first started the project, it was without a doubt the visual attraction which I found most interesting when taking portraits of twins,” Peter told Huck. “But, as the series progressed, it was the subtle differences that became equally interesting.”

While the twins are deliberately dressed similarly, even affecting similar poses to highlight their togetherness, Peter manages to capture their individuality too, in the subtle differences in expression and mood that they display. “One example is 15-year-old brothers Duke and Joe. Although they are identical twins they couldn’t be more different, both in their physical appearance and personalities. By stripping down the background and photographing the boys in plain t-shirts, I was able to let their different personalities shine through.”

To capture so much in one frame, on top of the stunning aesthetic quality of the photos themselves, is an impressive feat indeed. Peter is exhibiting some of his portraits in an exhibition at the Hoxton Hotel Gallery in Shoreditch, London. For more info, visit thehoxton.com.

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Joe And Duke

Joe And Duke

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Erick Germanotta Damarez
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2 years ago

Eyebrows on fleek.

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Chloe And Leah

Chloe And Leah

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Daniel Losinger
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2 years ago

Didn't I see them in The Shining?

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Aveah And Anaiah

Aveah And Anaiah

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earringnut
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2 years ago

there faces are so different. they are both cuties tho.

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#4

Reggie And Mickie

Reggie And Mickie

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Lydia Baba
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2 years ago

so cute

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#5

Delilah And Tullulah

Delilah And Tullulah

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Caitlyn McCracken
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2 years ago

They have that supermodel look

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#6

Tomo And Lorenzo

Tomo And Lorenzo

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Alib
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2 years ago

Handsome models in the making

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Ronja And Vår

Ronja And Vår

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earringnut
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2 years ago

they both look great but the one on the left is owning it.

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#8

Cristian And George

Cristian And George

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Charlotte Brine
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2 years ago

Ooo hello

Taryn Wallace
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2 years ago

I second your "hello"

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Lili Képes
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2 years ago

I like their hairs being combed opposite ways.

Daria B
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2 years ago

I bet they sometimes rearrange their hairs just to troll the people who confide in their hairstyles to distinguish them. ♥

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Erick Germanotta Damarez
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2 years ago

OMG. These two should be the cover of famous magazine!

Barbi Lucas
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2 years ago

Mirror image!

Eujis
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2 years ago

Yesss! Especially their cheek bones!

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Ingrid Tsai
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2 years ago

Their hair is different

Monica Kenny
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2 years ago

Mirror twins

Nikki Pelzer
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2 years ago

I love how they both have their hair to the other side

jamie1707
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2 years ago

ooooo! Hi fellas, do you play for my team? Kidding aside, they are two very handsome gentlemen.

rai mei
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2 years ago

mirror image

Erin Sheppard
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2 years ago

I LOVE THAT THEY PART THEIR HAIR ON OPPOSITE SIDES.

Shane Allon
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1 year ago

same dude

Walt Evans
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2 years ago

They appear to be mirror twins

April Vereb
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2 years ago

Marital status? :)

Paul Dymoke
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2 years ago

The ears lopsided on the left.

Jan Hurt
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2 years ago

Mirror image twins.

Evelyn Adele
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2 years ago

Hair parted oppositely.

Rae Torkkola
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2 years ago

Twin Bonds

Shauna Simpson
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2 years ago

Ooh mama!!

Rosemary Moreland
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2 years ago

Yum.

sharron lynn parsons
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2 years ago

Something in the eyes, that difference !

Oso Perosozo Bonito
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2 years ago

OH.MY.GOD. They both look HOT. Can I have one? :D

Malicity D'Obscura
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2 years ago

Oh, I wish I were back in my hometown...and much more! WEG.

Jeannie Carle
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2 years ago

Obviously twins, but not exactly identical :-)

Tifferooski
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2 years ago

Killgrave!

Marilyn Roberts
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2 years ago

ooo la la!

Echo
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2 years ago

The left one is big brother?

lazy_panda
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2 years ago

they remind me of agent smith from the matrix

Erika Jones
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2 years ago

Wow, so alike! the only difference I see is which side they part their hair on.

CtrlAltDelete
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2 years ago

Ooh

Amy Bristol
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2 years ago

The one on the right goes to the gym and pays more than $15 for a haircut.

Prideep Vincent
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2 years ago

Italian Mafia..

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Kira And Taya

Kira And Taya

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Luis Sanchez
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2 years ago

Are these the sprouse twins?

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#10

Devontay And Dijon

Devontay And Dijon

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The Famous Junkie
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2 years ago

Hello!!! They are sooooo hot!

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#11

Yasmin And Leylah

Yasmin And Leylah

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Rebekah
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2 years ago

And now I want me some sparkly shoes.

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Hermon And Heroda

Hermon And Heroda

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Alia G.
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2 years ago

Their hair and dresses remind me of the music artist “Jain”. Beautiful!

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Irene And Sharon

Irene And Sharon

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Mitzi Rodriguez
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2 years ago

GORGEOUS GIRLS, LOVE THE SPARKLE T-SHIRTS

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#14

Jerome And Joel

Jerome And Joel

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Alib
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2 years ago

Nice eyes, sweet smiles

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Polly And Sophie

Polly And Sophie

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Mhiller17
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2 years ago

this ones cute because they both got the same tattoos and dyed and styled their hair the same way :)

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#16

Orla And Clara

Orla And Clara

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Magduśka
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2 years ago

Lets say this - Orla uses her jacket more often :)

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Sharmeena And Ridhwana

Sharmeena And Ridhwana

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Keri Burns
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2 years ago

beautiful!

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Violeta And Irina

Violeta And Irina

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June Dominguez
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2 years ago

Very pretty!

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Rebecca And Edwina

Rebecca And Edwina

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BarryAllenTheFlash
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2 years ago

Those eyes are gorgeous! I love the way the snow in the background kind of sets everything off! It makes the blue in their eyes, and the subtle differences in them stand out!

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Callum And Max

Callum And Max

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Lydia Baba
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2 years ago

Can see the mischief in their eyes... hahaaha

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#21

Chè And Leonie

Chè And Leonie

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Emma Knappe
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2 years ago

They are so pretty. I'd like to see them without makeup

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Katerina And Maria

Katerina And Maria

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Dat.One_guy
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2 years ago

Why do they all look so mad lol?

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#23

Karim And Amine

Karim And Amine

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June Dominguez
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2 years ago

Nice looking boys, will be handsome men, one day for sure!

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Bill And Toby

Bill And Toby

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Mhiller17
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2 years ago

so many red headed twins!

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Julia And Sophie

Julia And Sophie

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Lili Képes
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2 years ago

Stanley Kubrick would hire them right away.

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Katherine And Claire

Katherine And Claire

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Mary Pat Mitchell
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2 years ago

i love that their parts are on opposite sides of their heads.. for some reason these two are my favorites. I could look at the subtle differences for hours.

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Clinton And Lee

Clinton And Lee

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earringnut
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2 years ago

they both look good but the one on the the right has an amazing jaw line.

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