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Seeing Double: 22 Unforgettable Portraits Of Twins

Published by Klassy Goldberg · March 14th 2014

Legendary photographer Diane Arbus would've turned 91 today, if she were still alive. It is said that her camera of choice was a Rolleiflex Medium Format Twin Lens Reflex with a waist-level viewfinder. Apparently, this viewfinder unlocked Arbus' deft skill to connect with her subjects in ways that most photographers or tools could not.


Her most notable work to date tells the story of two identical-yet-not-entirely-alike twins, "Identical Twins, Roselle, New Jersey, 1967". It even inspired a famous scene in Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining". Yes, these twins!


To celebrate Diane Arbus' birthday today, we rounded up 22 arresting portraits of identical twins that remind us of her body of work. Are you up for some double trouble? Then scroll down, and take a look!













































Want a second look? You can see more photos of twins here.
     

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TS10
Thomas Schattan  5 months ago
Awesome idea for an awesome collection! Love it!
nikosbranis
Nikolas Branis  6 months ago
Amazing photos!
Standa
Awesome Account
Stanislav Šebek  6 months ago
Great photos. All of them.

My photos of twins:
http://500px.com/photo/13155917
http://500px.com/photo/37713098

TunedForLife
Alexandru Constantin  6 months ago
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MartinaNina
Martina Maršič  6 months ago
Wouldnt she be 91 today? She died with 48 ...
klassy
500px Team
Klassy Goldberg  6 months ago
Hi, yes that was a typo. Thanks for spotting it. I have corrected the error.
TunedForLife
Alexandru Constantin  6 months ago
Ha ha, good point mate :)
Anyway, good photos.

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