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Famous Landmarks Photographed From the “Wrong” Direction

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Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro

 

Photographer Oliver Curtis has spent the last four years going to famous places and pointing his camera in the opposite direction — purposefully capturing the landmarks without the actual landmark. See more images from “Volte-face” below.

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Taj Mahal, India

 

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Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C.

 

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Mao Mausoleum, Tiananmen Square

 

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Wailing Wall, Jerusalem

 

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Lenin’s Tomb, Russia

 

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Mona Lisa, Louvre

 

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Pyramid of the Sun, Teotihuacan

 

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Stonehenge

 

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Great Wall of China

 

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‘Arbeit macht frei’ Gates, Auschwitz

 

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White House, Washington D.C.

 

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Colosseum, Rome

 

Oliver Curtis’ Website

via PetaPixel