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22 Then-And-Now Photos Of Stars That Give Us Nostalgia

What if you could go back in time and meet your more naive, youthful self? What wise words of advice do you have? Even if Dutch artist Ard Gelinck hasn’t yet invented the time machine, his expertly altered images of well-known people as youngsters may be the closest thing.

In the comparison images, famous people like Michael Jackson and Madonna can be seen standing next to one another, looking from all over the world like best friends hanging out and having a great time. You may see some of Ard’s works that we consider to be some of the greatest below. Which immediately comes to mind? Scroll down to see the 22 then-and-now photos of stars showing how much they changed.

1. Matt Leblanc

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2. Michael Jackson

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“I did a graphic education as a graphic designer. I have had lessons in drawing, design, drama, and photography. I really like the media. I love music, film, and TV. So to put celebrities together was a natural fit,” Gelinck

3. Adele

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4. Drew Barrymore

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5. Madonna

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6. Brad Pitt

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7. Courteney Cox

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8. Ed Sheeran

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With his brother, Gelinck created the initial picture for his “Then and Now” series roughly ten years ago. Now that we’ve advanced in time, this pastime has developed swiftly, but it naturally came about since the artist supports the entertainment sector.

9. Sylvester Stallone

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10. Britney Spears

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11. Mel Gibson

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12. Beyonce

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Observing these famous changes through time enables us to compare how individuals age and brings back memories of our favorite actors, musicians, and other figures from cinema, television, and music, particularly those who are no longer with us. We might reflect on our personal changes throughout the years while once more recognizing how old we are and how rapidly time goes.

13. Bruno Mars

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“I could not have imagined that my photo edits would go all over the world. Although in this time of social media, and therefore Instagram, things can go very fast. Photos will be shared quickly and a lot. And once it is on the net, it will never go off the internet. There are still people all over the world who have not yet seen these photos and are new to them. New followers are also added daily. And I am very grateful.” He added

14. Margot Robbie

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15. Rupert Grint

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16. Harry Styles

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17. Eminem

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“I find it the most challenging when some more difficult compositions have to be made of the 2 versions in the photo such as a hand on the shoulder or where they hug each other. As you can see, I use more diverse compositions in the image.” He said

18. Justin Timberlake

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19. Tina Turner

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20. Rob Lowe

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21. Christina Applegate

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By merging renowned individuals with their much younger selves and showing how they change over time, Ard Gelinck has undoubtedly found the internet’s sweet spot. People like a little nostalgia now and then, arguably just as much as they enjoy seeing superstars become older.

22. Pink

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