Dutch graphic designer Ard Gelinck makes time travel possible. At least, for celebrities. Gelinck has been photoshopping famous people as if they're hanging out with their younger selves, and the images 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 uploads. 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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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

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1 month 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. 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 month 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 month ago

she was beautiful!!!

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#5

Pierce Brosnan

Pierce Brosnan

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Bored Seb
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1 month 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 month 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 month 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 month ago

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

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#9

Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston

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

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Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts

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1 month 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 month ago

Like fine wine :)

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Matthew Perry

Matthew Perry

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Sandra Simpson
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1 month 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 month 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 month 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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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 month ago

So amazing that he needs to be on here twice

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Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais

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1 month 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 month 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 month 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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I think he looks better now.

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#23

Hugh Grant

Hugh Grant

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Robin DJW
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1 month ago

He has aged better than many.

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Dave Grohl

Dave Grohl

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1 month ago

this dude aged like fine wine

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Kevin McCallister & Macaulay Culkin

Kevin McCallister & Macaulay Culkin

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1 month 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 month ago

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

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George Michael

George Michael

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1 month ago

RIP

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Sean Astin

Sean Astin

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LoPandas
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1 month ago

YES!!!! I WAS WAITING FOR THIS ONE

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Conan O’brien

Conan O’brien

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RJ
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1 month ago

Beautifully cut by your mom!

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Tom Felton & Draco Malfoy

Tom Felton & Draco Malfoy

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Mark
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1 month ago

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

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