‘Then and Now’ Pics Give Contrast and Comparison to Particular Sites

Re-photography is the manner of replicating a picture taken of the same place but at a particular time in the future. This is a challenge for photographers to recreate the same angles as close as possible to the original copy. The side-by-side images speak volumes about the passage of time and the creativity and effort that went into every shot.

Whether it’s the World War I trench or the Hollywood sign in Los Angeles, California, it provides a fascinating insight into the state of society and man’s abilities to create and destroy. It’s a fantastic feeling that will bring you across time and that will satisfy your keen eyes.

There is a massive archive of these kinds of pictures, specifically in r/OldPhotosinRealLife subreddit. It’s captivating to look at some of them.

Check out 30 of the ones that were most liked by the online community:

#1. 73 years apart in Tokyo Street by grandfather and grandson.

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#5. The Shambles in York looks like a scene in a Harry Potter movie.

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#10. The Flatiron Building still looks the same after 95 years, but more buildings are added.

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#15. Singapore undergoes an economic boom.

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#19. The Netherlands has become progressive.

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#23. Barren land becomes the University of Montana.

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#26. The addition of buildings in Melbourne’s Skyline.

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#28. Dresden before and after World War II

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#30. Subang Jaya, Selangor, becomes a major city after 44 years.