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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3 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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3 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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3 years ago

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

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Reggie And Mickie

Reggie And Mickie

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Lydia Baba
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3 years ago

so cute

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Delilah And Tullulah

Delilah And Tullulah

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Justine Nicole
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3 years ago

None of these twins but the first 2 look different at all I thought they were the highlighting "differences"

Gabrielle M.
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3 years ago

Stunning

BarryAllenTheFlash
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3 years ago

They are both gorgeous!

Vickie Browning
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3 years ago

Double trouble

earringnut
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3 years ago

well we know who the comedian in the family is.

Shelley Gilmore
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3 years ago

They look stoned.

Erica D B
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3 years ago

I love their names!

Delilah Royer
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3 years ago

I can only hope that Delilah will join in on my crusade to avenge our name with kindness.

Jean-Pierre Bornman
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3 years ago

Right side birth mark right check

Holly Llama
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3 years ago

What's with the faces?

Vanda Lanza
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3 years ago

Love them

Arthur Dieusaert
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3 years ago

The next top models

Janey Hansford
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3 years ago

Beauties

Michelle Rodriguez
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3 years ago

Love the names!!

Trisha Jones
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3 years ago

Future models

Cassie Webb
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3 years ago

They definitely have that high fashion look and vibe. Stunning sisters

Isabel Snow
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3 years ago

Beautiful girls, I think the 'tired' look is just a combination of their very light skin tone and the quite harsh lighting for this shot.

Pamela Burris
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3 years ago

Supermodel twins

Sky
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3 years ago

Close your mouths they'll attract flies.

Ruth Meszaros
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3 years ago

Very much the same, down to the parts in their hair.

Andrey Pokul
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3 years ago

Someone listened Jamiroquai to choose names )

Alexis Smith
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3 years ago

Love their names!

Julie Shaw
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3 years ago

Bet we see more of these two in the future..

Echo
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3 years ago

They are similar of tooth.

June Dominguez
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3 years ago

Remembering the Waltons by seeing these little girls, but maybe it’s the way they are dressed up. How cute they are!

Mary Tuerk
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3 years ago

Gorgeous!

Peta Hurley-Hill
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3 years ago

Great names...

Harry Plopper
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3 years ago

Who came up with the name Tullulah? I think Ursula put it best when she said "That poor unfortunate soul..."

Monique Bevan
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3 years ago

Your last name is plopped... like a poo... I’m pretty sure you’re the only “poor unfortunate soul” here 😂😂💩

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Michael Naretto
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3 years ago

When they get older they are going to be gorgeous...

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Tomo And Lorenzo

Tomo And Lorenzo

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Alib
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3 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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3 years ago

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

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Cristian And George

Cristian And George

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Charlotte Brine
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3 years ago

Ooo hello

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Kira And Taya

Kira And Taya

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Luis Sanchez
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3 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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3 years ago

Hello!!! They are sooooo hot!

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Yasmin And Leylah

Yasmin And Leylah

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Rebekah
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3 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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3 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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3 years ago

GORGEOUS GIRLS, LOVE THE SPARKLE T-SHIRTS

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Jerome And Joel

Jerome And Joel

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Alib
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3 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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3 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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Orla And Clara

Orla And Clara

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Magduśka
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3 years ago

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

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#17

Sharmeena And Ridhwana

Sharmeena And Ridhwana

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Keri Burns
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3 years ago

beautiful!

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Violeta And Irina

Violeta And Irina

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June Dominguez
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3 years ago

Very pretty!

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Rebecca And Edwina

Rebecca And Edwina

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BarryAllenTheFlash
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3 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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3 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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3 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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3 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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3 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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3 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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3 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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3 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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3 years ago

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

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