DataViz as Photography: 14 Stunning Photographs That Bridge Past and Present

Kerényi Zoltán has turned his camera into a time machine. The Hungarian photographer and architect uses vintage photos to create a bridge between the Budapest of the past and the Budapest of the present. [SOURCE]

In the series “Ablak a Múltra” (translating to “Window to the Past”), Zoltán overlays black and white images from the website Fortepan onto his own images with a modern backdrop.

The subjects of the images vary from kids and parents playing in the street to transportation, managing to seamlessly fill present-day stadiums with the ghosts of history and restructure broken-down buildings to their glory of the past.

Zoltán says he has been working on the project for more than two years, but the images only recently went viral after being featured on Reddit. He tells Mashable that the idea was triggered by simply being fascinated with old pictures of his hometown.

Check out the beautiful pictures above and see more on his Facebook page.

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