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Selected news about graphic design, photography, film studies and media & interaction design for CV students at ECAL (Lausanne, Switzerland)
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D-Day: Then and Now, 70 Years Later

D-Day: Then and Now, 70 Years Later | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

In this composite image of Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, France, a view of the sea at Nan Red Beach is pictured on May 6, 2014. In the archival photo, The British 2nd Army, Royal Marine Commandos of Headquarters, 4th Special Service Brigade, are seen making their way onto Nan Red Beach at approximately 9 a.m. on June 6, 1944. Getty Images photographer Peter Macdiarmid went through approximately 700 images, looking for reference points in the archive images that would possibly still exist today.

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Photographer Blends Modern Day Locations With Major Historical Events

Photographer Blends Modern Day Locations With Major Historical Events | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it
If you liked the WWII Photos Superimposed on to Modern Street Scenes, we have some more!
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Powerful Present-Day Photographs Of World War 2 Veterans

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Acclaimed British photographer Konstantin Suslov is making sure his fellow countrymen don’t forget the individuals whom they owe their current freedom and prosperity to – the war veterans themselves.

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Past and Present by Jo Teeuwisse

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À travers un véritable travail d’archiviste, l’artiste Jo Teeuwisse a tenté de remettre dans le contexte actuel des images datant de la Seconde Guerre mondiale en France. Un très beau travail de mémoire, entre passé et présent.

Jo Teeuwisse stumbled upon a treasure of 300 WWII photographs at a local flea market in France. After scanning the negatives, she decided to visit the places from various photos and attempt to photograph them from the same angle. With the help of Photoshop, she was able to digitally blend the photos together!
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