Then vs. Now
comparisons of then and now in the same places
wounded but alive Om may 7th (2 days after german capitulation) thousands of Dutch people were waiting for the liberators to arrive on the Dam square in Amsterdam.They had lived trough 5 years of war and months of fear and hunger.In 'The Big Club' members of the Kriegsmarine watched as the crowd below their balcony grew and grew, people danced and cheered
Not long ago an old matchbook laying on photographer Pablo Iglesias Maurer's desk caught his eye. Or rather, it was the postcard-like picture on it, of a resort complex built in the 1960s. It got Pablo wondering how the place looked now, and the answer has led him to make an amazing photo series called Abandoned States.
Sergey Larenkov is a Russian photographer that composites WWII photos from the early 1940s to present day identical locations from Berlin, Paris, Vienna, Leningrad, Prague, and other European cities. By merging these two timelines in perspective, this allows the viewers to visualize the ordeal of emotions through digital time travel.
London Bridge Station - The old photographs used in the updates were taken by renowned late 19th and 20th Century photographers, including Henry Grant, Wolfgang Suschitsky, Roger Mayne and George Davison Reid, who made the image on the right at the corner of Long Acre and James Street, Covent Garden, in 1930.