Dutch graphic designer Ard Gelinck makes time travel possible. At least, for popular celebrities. Gelinck has been photoshopping famous people as if they're hanging out with their younger selves, and the side-by-side comparisons come out so cool, you can't help but wonder if some of his subjects have them framed.

Gelinck has worked on these photomontages for about 10 years now, but it doesn't look like he's running out of ideas. On the contrary. The graphic designer continues to delight his 258K Instagram followers with regular photo comparisons. Continue scrolling to check out the latest ones, and for his earlier works, fire up Bored Panda's older articles here and here.

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Matt Leblanc

Matt Leblanc

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1 year ago

How you doin'?

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The graphic designer said he's always trying to challenge himself when it comes to Photoshop. "The 'Then and Now' series is quite old when you consider that me and my brother made the first image for it about 10 years ago," Gelinck told Bored Panda. "About 5 years ago, I edited pictures for a lot of Dutch celebrities and it was a success, so I then started working with foreign celebrity photos. The first one was Madonna, and she even posted my image on her own Instagram."

The Queen of Pop, however, isn't the only Gelinck subject who has publicly admired his work. Rob Lowe, Tina Turner, Lionel Richie, Annie Lennox, BeeGees, Jason Priestly, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Carice van Houten, Sylvester Stallone, Robbie Williams, Michael Douglas, Ricky Gervais, and many more have also given him a shoutout. "When I think about it, the list is quite impressive," Gelinck said.

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Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher

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Jezergirl
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1 year ago

This makes me cry a bit...

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When the Photoshop wizard is composing the pictures, he's often trying to make the subject and their former self embrace one another, be it an arm on the shoulder on a hug. "[The actual pose] depends on a lot of things. I'm trying to find one where they're standing next to each other."

The graphic designer thinks that his project has become so popular because people enjoy taking a trip down memory lane and remember the celebrities when they were young. Each of Gelinck's images is like a shot of nostalgia that brings back past moments of enjoying music chart hits, TV shows, and movies.

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Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe

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Sandra Simpson
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1 year ago

Kind of looks like Harry and James.

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#4

Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth

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Tori Duffek Flores
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1 year ago

she was beautiful!!!

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Pierce Brosnan

Pierce Brosnan

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Bored Seb
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1 year ago

Now he could play James Bond

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Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro

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Iris
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1 year ago

And another one of my favorite actors ❤❤

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Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

Love how his personality and sense of humor shines through.

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David Bowie

David Bowie

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Hisseefit
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1 year ago

Wish they would of used a Ziggy Stardust pic. 1972 vs 1986

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Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston

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troufaki13
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1 year ago

I think she has aged well

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Will Smith

Will Smith

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Jezergirl
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1 year ago

He didn't change much!

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Jamie Lee Curtis

Jamie Lee Curtis

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Kathy Smith
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1 year ago

I admire her immensely. Also, she’s a wonderful actress, and beautiful.

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Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts

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Lilly's happy place
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1 year ago

she is my favorite actress, she is beautiful and she has never made a bad movie.

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Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt

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Aria Whitaker
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1 year ago

Like fine wine :)

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Matthew Perry

Matthew Perry

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Sandra Simpson
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1 year ago

Could this photoshop 𝘣𝘦 any better?

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#15

Peter Venkman (Bill Murray)

Peter Venkman (Bill Murray)

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Mark
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1 year ago

"I feel so funky" one of the best lines ever in a film, I know it's coming and it still makes me smile :)

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Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks

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CrunChewy McSandybutt
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1 year ago

Okay, but this is two of his characters, not how he actually looks. I'd like to see a side by side without costuming.

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George Clooney

George Clooney

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Jennifer Gould
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1 year ago

Wished they used his pic from his time on Rosanne! lol With his curly hair! :)

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Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford

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Aragorn II Elessar
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1 year ago

So amazing that he needs to be on here twice

Gregg V
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1 year ago

Sean Connery makes a way better looking Daddy.

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Wendy Eros
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1 year ago

Handsome and charismatic dude..

Bender Bending Rodríguez
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1 year ago

Wait a minute... is this guy Harrison Ford, Indiana Jones or Han Solo. He got too many names. Who is he hiding from?

OTTER
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1 year ago

Years of life’s experiences are evident in his mature face.

Suzy Mitchell
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1 year ago

By "life's experiences" do you mean shots of booze?

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Dinah McDiffitt Keyser
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1 year ago

Hottie, young or older.

Merilyn Horton
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1 year ago

Glory be, he is splendid.

Stacey Gates
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1 year ago

Yes indeed❤️‼️

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Kathi Keegan Chang
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1 year ago

Whoever does the photo sessions of any of the celebrities in this edition, needs a huge raise!!! Captivating!!

Jennifer Sacrison
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1 year ago (edited)

I've been in love with this man since I saw "Star Wars" when I was 6yrs old!!!

Diana Hockley
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1 year ago

Always like him, especially when I discovered that he was a carpenter, and still makes cabinets and other things for fun.

Virginia Anziani
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1 year ago

How great it is that he still fits in the Indiana jacket. Many with his fame and money would not.

Louise Stange-Wahl
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1 year ago

WOW! This is glorious!!

Grace Ridge
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1 year ago

He didn't change much

Madeleine Edwards
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1 year ago

Handsome guy

Desiree Beck
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1 year ago

Still looks great!

Tina Parker
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1 year ago

Love him!

Catherine Cramer
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1 year ago

Yum ;)

Vick Selvig
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1 year ago

Are you sure these are age different?

TomiSmith
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1 year ago

Love him young and older.

Jane-Isobel Dennis
Community Member
1 year ago

Aged well

Teresa Groth
Community Member
1 year ago

Handsome at any time of life!

LlamuLuva13
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1 year ago

Well at least he found the treasure, good job, jones

Colleen Stadnick
Community Member
1 year ago

Another one... still HOT!

Arliene Hutzel
Community Member
1 year ago

still hunky

Michele Clarke
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1 year ago

YUMMMMMMMM! One of my Favorites!

Rita Hamer
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1 year ago

He is my FAVORITE of all time!

Clementine Black
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1 year ago

that's crazy

desert29rat
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1 year ago

He has a few miles on him now.

David Hardin
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1 year ago

remember....it's not the age...it's the mileage

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LSR
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1 year ago

One of both belongs into a museeuuummm!!

Kiss Army
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1 year ago (edited)

I love him sooooo much. My son's name is Harrison, too! Coincidence?

Dorothy Parker
Community Member
1 year ago

Whatever it is, he has it. He comes alive on screen.

Dorothy Cloud
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1 year ago

Like most of us, he didn't age well.

Grumble O'Pug
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1 year ago

Stop flying your plane, you are not Indie!

Greg Heller
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1 year ago

Makes it look like they are lovers. Pics are *so* different, needs better editing

Ildiko Okido
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1 year ago

More like father and son, I think.

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Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais

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1 year ago

Ricky, please explain yourself

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Mark Hamill

Mark Hamill

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Aragorn II Elessar
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1 year ago

Ah, the good old days when Luke preferred a blaster over a lightsaber, wanted to go to Tosche Station for power converters, and had two biological hands

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Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton

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Aria Whitaker
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1 year ago

I. LOVE. DOLLY. My daughter subscribes to her "Imagination Library" and has gotten a free book, every month since she was born! She has a heart of gold and is a true role model.

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The Rock

The Rock

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Zoe Murphy
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1 year ago

I think he looks better now.

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Hugh Grant

Hugh Grant

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Robin DJW
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1 year ago

He has aged better than many.

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Dave Grohl

Dave Grohl

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MagicalUnicorn
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1 year ago

this dude aged like fine wine

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Kevin McCallister & Macaulay Culkin

Kevin McCallister & Macaulay Culkin

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fro_st puppy
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1 year ago

Kevin! wow i hardly recognize him now he looks to different

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Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg

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JessG
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1 year ago

When did Whoopie's hair go completely white?!?!

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George Michael

George Michael

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ADHORTATOR
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1 year ago

RIP

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Sean Astin

Sean Astin

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LoPandas
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1 year ago

YES!!!! I WAS WAITING FOR THIS ONE

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Conan O’brien

Conan O’brien

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Granny Square
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1 year ago

That T-shirt! LOL

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Tom Felton & Draco Malfoy

Tom Felton & Draco Malfoy

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Mark
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1 year ago

I personally don't think he has aged well, probably comes from playing a evil character!

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