15 Famous Landmarks Zoomed Out To Show Their Surroundings

Perspective is everything in Photography. A photographer can click an object as the central focus and make it appear larger than life.

This collection of photographs of majestic landmarks around the world do a great job of just how important framing, perspective and lighting are to a photograph. All of these photo pairs are of the same object, but the changes in perspective can make them seem more or less grand.

1. The Great Pyramids of Giza, Egypt

Did you know that these pyramids are very near to a bustling city?

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2. Stonehenge, United Kingdom

It’s located in a large field.

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3. Taj Mahal, India

Looks pristine in one angle, when zoomed out you can see a whole different picture.

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4. The Brandenburg Gate, Germany

Looks as if it is the entrance to some location but…

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5. Sagrada Familia, Spain

You won’t believe it is surrounded by countless buildings

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6. Niagara Falls, USA

Which perspective is better?

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7. The Acropolis, Greece

Centre of the city

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8. Mount Rushmore, USA

Such a small part of the surrounding mountains

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9. The Forbidden city, China

Centre of Beijing

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10. Hollywood sign, USA

On top of a hill

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11. Santorini, Greece

Looks different

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12. Mona Lisa painting, France

Can you even see it?

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13. Central Park, New York, USA

More beautiful when zoomed out

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14. The Arc de Triomphe, France

All roads lead to the Arc

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15. The Little Mermaid statue, Denmark

Look at the difference

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Originally Published by BoredPanda

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