Classic photographs: the LEGO edition

January 24, 2011 § 6 Comments

I have a weak spot in my heart for LEGO. You understand then that I was thrilled to discover these amazing recreations of classic photographs by UK based programmer-turned-photographer Balakov.

Lunch Atop a Skyscraper

Balakov's LEGO reconstruction of the famous 1932 photograph "Lunch atop a skyscraper" taken by Charles Ebbets

V.J. Day Times Square

Balakov's LEGO recreation of Alfred Eisenstaedt's 1945 photograph "V.J. Day Times Square"

Tiananmen Square

Balakov's LEGO recreation of Jeff Widener's 1989 photograph of "The unknown rebel"

Afghan Girl

Balakov's LEGO recreation of Steve McCurry's 1985 National Geographic cover photograph of Sharbat Gula

Dalí Atomicus

Balakov's LEGO recreation of Philippe Halsman's 1948 photographic collaboration with Salvador Dalí entitled "Dalí Atomicus"

You can enjoy more of Balakov’s photography on his flickr photostream (including his witty yet tender LEGO Stormtroopers series)

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