Ghosts of WWII

Sep 19th, 2010, 09:22 AM
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Ghosts of WWII

This web link holds 20 absolutely amazing photographs. This guy, Sergey Larenkov, took 20 old photos from WWII, then he calculated the exact placement of the original shot, the angles, distances and using photoshop combined modern photos that he took with the old WWII photos. These are simply stunning and very haunting.

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Sep 19th, 2010, 12:45 PM
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Thanks for the link Dave - truly amazing photos. As you say stunning and haunting.
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Sep 19th, 2010, 01:41 PM
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These are amazing. Have a look everyone.
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Sep 19th, 2010, 01:58 PM
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I've been lucky enough to have been to at least a couple of these places in Central Europe. These images renew my "tourist" memories in a different and wholly intriguing way.
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Sep 19th, 2010, 02:37 PM
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Most people wouldn't believe how difficult it is to do what he did. Not the Photoshop part, that is easy. But to get the angles, distances and other specifics so exact. That took some serious time.
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Sep 19th, 2010, 03:41 PM
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Absolutely wonderful!
The children's picture was very poignant.
Thanks so much for posting.
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Sep 19th, 2010, 04:48 PM
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Thank you for sharing these terrific photos.
I'm forwarding them on to a few who will also enjoy them.
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