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Fmp – Uliric Collete Genetic Portraits

The work of Collete has always fascinated me, the ideas are simple yet so well executed.

Whether it’s the same colour eyes or identical curly hair, these pictures show that when it comes to facial features, it’s all in the genes.

The eye-opening series of photographs created by Ulric Collette features family members’ faces spliced together, with startling results.

While some parent-offspring combinations look almost like one person at a glance, other cross-generational mash-ups look downright bizarre.

Mr Collette, a self-taught photographer from Quebec, Canada, took on the unique project to explore the ‘genetic similarities’ among family members.

His images have been shortlisted for a Cannes Lions award, one of the most prestigious in the advertising world.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2209095/Ulric-Collette-Artist-creates-bizarre-genetic-portraits-featuring-heads-siblings-parents-children.html#ixzz3acpsJdDb
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This entry was posted on January 22, 2015 by in Final Major Project.
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