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27 Modern-Day Photographs That Coincidentally Look Like Renaissance Paintings

October 15, 2020 1.2k votes 98 voters 3.0k views27 items

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These photos were sourced from a precious subreddit that collects normal everyday photos, all with one similar characteristic: they accidentally resemble the compositions of Rensaissance paintings. Many of these paintings include strong lighting contrasts, the use of the Golden Ratio, and/or Dynamic composition. You'll see the striking resemblances and aesthetic appeal if you look at the 24 photos we collected below.

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    "Oranges Photographed Through The Glass Pane Of A Greenhouse"

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    "Three Musicians In A Restaurant In Greece"

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    "The Rolling Contest"

    Photo: u/capi420 / Reddit
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    "Bride After Dark"

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