Iconic Photographs Recreated Using LEGO Pieces

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Many of us are already familiar with some of the world’s most iconic photographs. But, how do they look like when recreated using a different medium? Let’s take a second look at these popular photographs interestingly rendered using LEGO pieces!

It’s obvious what happens when a photographer becomes fascinated at toys—he or she takes up toy photography. But, what if the toy photographer develops a fondness for something more challenging—let’s say, LEGO? The results are unexpectedly amazing, as evident in the works of UK-based photographer Mike Stimpson.

Stimpson’s fondness for LEGO led him to an awesome idea—to recreate some of the most iconic photographs in history, among them snapped by the world’s equally iconic photographers such as Alfred Eisenstaedt, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and Robert Capa. Let’s take a look at some of them now, side by side with the original photographs:

Photos via My Modern Met

Visit Mike Stimpson's website to check out the rest of his work!

In case the remixes above got you interested in the original photos, you might want to check out Influential Photographs series and Best of the Best series!

What do you think of these clever renditions by Mike Stimpson? Share your thoughts with by commenting below!

written by plasticpopsicle on 2011-12-28 #lifestyle #recreation #lego #toys #lomography #remix #analogue-lifestyle #iconic-photos #toy-photography

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6 Comments

  1. neanderthalis
    neanderthalis ·

    Fantastic idea :D

  2. bass_clarinet_2000
    bass_clarinet_2000 ·

    These are super creative.

  3. hervinsyah
    hervinsyah ·

    LEGOD

  4. erikagrendel
    erikagrendel ·

    love it! :)

  5. marasc
    marasc ·

    cool idea. I LOVE LEGO!

  6. belaf
    belaf ·

    this is genius!!

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