As they say, perspective is everything. Sometimes you can only truly appreciate something by making comparisons with slightly altered parameters, for example of location, age or time.
Artist Aaron Sorkan compiled this gift of perspective to get him prepared for the new year. Side-By-Side comparisons of everything from a country’s favorite tipple over the years to technological advances in street lighting, make for a fascinatingly fresh look at things you may have taken for granted.
Scroll down below to check them out for yourself, and gain a newfound appreciation for the changes (or lack thereof) in our everyday lives!
1 Caught Someone Else’s Camera Flash When Taking This Photo Of Snow Falling At Ginzan Onsen
2 I Did A Half Face Comparison Of Myself And My Daughter Today, It's Kind Of Freaky
3 4 Paintings Of The Same Sunflower By Each Of My 4 Children, All Painted At The Same Age Of 5
4 Modern Tomato Vs. One Grown From 150-Year-Old Seeds
5 Polar Bear Paw Compared To Human Hands
6 On The Way To The Lake Vs. On The Way Home From The Lake
7 The Arctic 103 Years Ago Compared To Today
8 When I Was Looking Through My Photos, I Realized I Unknowingly Took Two Pictures Of The Same Bull, 5 Years Apart, At A Ranch I Visit In Texas
9 Side By Side Comparison Of The Papal Thrones For Benedict XVI And Francis
10 The Difference Between A Small Vs. Medium Orange Juice At Mcdonald's