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
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