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I Transform Famous Landmarks Using Paper Cutouts
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Art, Travel6 years ago

I Transform Famous Landmarks Using Paper Cutouts

I decided I would become a tourist in my own city- I wanted to see the London that I ignored, to explore the landmarks and the quirky history. I started researching for interesting facts and began thinking about how I could photograph the sites in an original way.

My first idea was using a cut-out to transform Big Ben into a wristwatch. Whilst I was there, a girl and her father took an interest in what I was doing and I showed them the photo on my camera screen. They were full of enthusiasm for the idea, and it spurred me on to do more. I then took photos of St Pauls, the London Eye and Trafalgar Square and whilst I was doing this, I would post them on my Instagram alongside a quirky fact I’d picked up about the landmark.

Then one day Lonely Planet contacted me on Instagram, they liked what I did and wondered if I wanted to create some photos for them. Of course I said yes, and it led me to Stockholm, Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Paris- I crammed in so much in the few days I was in each city, running around with a camera, handful of cut-outs and a head full of random facts to accompany each photo.

More info: Instagram

Big Ben, London

London Eye, London

Arc de Triomphe, Paris

Af Chapman, Stockholm

Trafalgar Square, London

St George’s Wharf, London

Tower Bridge, London

St Paul’s, London

Cirkelbroen, Copenhagen

Montmatre, Paris

Rådhuset Metro, Stockholm

The Little Mermaid, Copenhagen

Sherlock Holmes Statue, London

Maritime Museum, Amsterdam

Somerset House, London

Southbank Fountains, London

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TeresaStockroske
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6 years ago

Eye of sauron just so nerdy and awesomeness.

AnnRos'a
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6 years ago

My hubby busted a gut when I showed him the LOTR reference!

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AnnRos'a
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6 years ago

OMG -this is so clever! Love it, I now want to try this in America.

AnnieLaurieBurke
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6 years ago

Can you imagine what you could do with the Seattle Space Needle, the St Louis Arch, the Golden Gate Bridge, Niagara Falls, the Grand Canyon, some of the awesome rock formations in the Western States? And you can't forget King Kong and the Empire State Building. Go for it! I hope we will see your creations here soon.

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Annie
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6 years ago

I absolutely adore these! The Arch De Triomphe is my favourite. That is, if I spelt that right.

ArthurBouvarel
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6 years ago

Arc*

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TeresaStockroske
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6 years ago

Eye of sauron just so nerdy and awesomeness.

AnnRos'a
Community Member
6 years ago

My hubby busted a gut when I showed him the LOTR reference!

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AnnRos'a
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6 years ago

OMG -this is so clever! Love it, I now want to try this in America.

AnnieLaurieBurke
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6 years ago

Can you imagine what you could do with the Seattle Space Needle, the St Louis Arch, the Golden Gate Bridge, Niagara Falls, the Grand Canyon, some of the awesome rock formations in the Western States? And you can't forget King Kong and the Empire State Building. Go for it! I hope we will see your creations here soon.

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Annie
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6 years ago

I absolutely adore these! The Arch De Triomphe is my favourite. That is, if I spelt that right.

ArthurBouvarel
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6 years ago

Arc*

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