So similar, but so different: 20 incredible portraits of twins

American photographer Peter Zelewski (Peter Zelewski) was presented to the audience the project "Alike But Not Alike" ("Similar but not similar"), which has collected stories of the twins. His work shows how different can be the history of superficially similar brothers and sisters.

So similar, but so different: 20 incredible portraits of twins

The project, which was conceived as a visual collage, harbored a deep and sometimes tragic sense. Experience shooting so impressed the photographer that he decided to create a photo-album "Twins" (Gemini), which is coming out soon in the publishing house "Hoxton Mini Press".

So similar, but so different: 20 incredible portraits of twins

With his approval, the fate of some of the twins has developed such an incomprehensible way that literally smote him to the heart. So, for example, baby Leah says that she felt pain in her sleep when her sister fell off the bunk bed and broke my collarbone. A young man named Elson decided to make a "coming out" in front of the closest, his brother Elton, and he supported his words about his bisexuality.

So similar, but so different: 20 incredible portraits of twinsIn the photo — a 6-year grace and Sophia. The first older sister by 1 minute. During conversations with the photographer, the girls told me you loved me a completely different and very, very angry when they are mistaken. Favorite quote sisters belongs to Walt disney: "If you can imagine it yourself, then you can do it."

So similar, but so different: 20 incredible portraits of twinsIt depicts a 35-year-old Hermon and Herodes. Their story shows how you can bond the twins during shared problem. In 7 years they moved from Eritrea to London, because at the same time lost ear. After treatment they became even closer, now women complement each other and are almost always together.

So similar, but so different: 20 incredible portraits of twins

So similar, but so different: 20 incredible portraits of twins

The photographer specifically asked for every pair of twins to choose the same outfits. He wanted to focus public attention on the appearance of the people themselves. Regardless of age, race, gender, and style, they are all incredibly similar, but nevertheless very different personalities.

In addition, Mr. Zalewski noted that has become attached soul to this project and feels that his photos hide under a real, not fictional stories.

So similar, but so different: 20 incredible portraits of twins

Wendy and guy are ready to share the experience of what it's like to grow up with someone who looks like you.

So similar, but so different: 20 incredible portraits of twins

Elson and Elton are very close. They trust each other and often conduct confidential conversations.

So similar, but so different: 20 incredible portraits of twins

25-year-old violet and Irene, sisters similar in appearance, but the tastes of them are completely different.

So similar, but so different: 20 incredible portraits of twins

23-year-old Davonta and Dijon.

So similar, but so different: 20 incredible portraits of twins

13-year-old Delilah and Tulula.

So similar, but so different: 20 incredible portraits of twins

14-year-old Toby and bill.

So similar, but so different: 20 incredible portraits of twins

23-year-old Carmena and Ridgway.

So similar, but so different: 20 incredible portraits of twins

15-year-old Joe and Duke.

So similar, but so different: 20 incredible portraits of twins

29-year-old Edwin and Rebecca.

So similar, but so different: 20 incredible portraits of twins

14-year-old Irene and Sharon.

So similar, but so different: 20 incredible portraits of twins

22-year-old Ronda and var.

So similar, but so different: 20 incredible portraits of twins

16-year-old Thomas and Lorenzo.

So similar, but so different: 20 incredible portraits of twins

15-year-old Kyra and Taya.

So similar, but so different: 20 incredible portraits of twins

2-year-old Reggie and Mickey.

So similar, but so different: 20 incredible portraits of twins

11-year-old Leah and Chloe.

So similar, but so different: 20 incredible portraits of twins

3-year-old HaVaYaH and Anaya.

Now in a series of 40 portraits of the photographer of the twins, taken on the streets of the British capital, he noted, however, that is not going to dwell exclusively on London. The last two years his work was so interesting, and people on the street – a multi-faceted, that he decided to continue the search for "the same history".

Keywords: Self-portraits | Family | Twins | Brothers | Britannia | London | Sister | Street photos

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