That’s double taking! The artist combines two photos taken in the same place, but many decades apart, to create a mind-bending image.

  • Film director Toryn Westcott, 36, has left people baffled with his photographs
  • Two photographs taken decades apart at the exact same place are combined by him.
  • His Hunter of History photo merger project includes these time-defying photographs
  • This collection includes models Twiggy, Muhammad Ali and boxing star Muhammad Ali.

One photographer left everyone baffled by his mind-bending photos, which combine two decades worth of time in one snapshot. 

Film director Toryn Westcott, 36, from Twickenham, has created a string of unique pictures by merging together two moments that were captured at the exact same location but decades apart.

The digital creator has collated the snapshots, one of which sees a 1960s Twiggy join a modern day pedestrian in Notting Hill, for his Hunter of History photo merge Instagram project.

As part of the impressive collection, Mr Westcott blended together a snap of boxing legend Muhammad Ali with a photograph of lovebirds on Great Windmill Street in London.

This is a selection of the Daily Mail’s most impressive time-defying images…

Mini marvel: Passers-by today in Notting Hill, West London, would be shocked to see 1960s style icon Twiggy leaning on a traffic light pole in her trademark mini dress

Mini marvel: People passing by Notting Hill in West London today would be surprised to see Twiggy in her 1960s style, sitting on a pole at a stoplight in her mini-dress.

The last post: A man in baseball cap and ripped jeans strolls by, oblivious to the fashion of yesteryear at the Post Office in Moreton Morrell, Warwickshire

Last post: Man in baseball cap, jeans and sneakers walks by the Post Office in Moreton Morrell in Warwickshire, unaware of the style from years ago

This shot packs a punch: Boxing legend Muhammad Ali, suited and booted with his entourage, walking down Great Windmill Street in London before his heavyweight fight with Henry Cooper in 1963

This picture packs a punch. Muhammad Ali, boxing’s legend, is dressed in his finest and accompanied by his entourage as he walks down Great Windmill Street, London, before he takes on Henry Cooper, his heavyweight opponent in 1963.

War child: Artist Toryn Westcott’s 80-year-old father with his own father and two-year-old self in 1942 at the Freedom Fields Park memorial, Plymouth

War child: TorynWestcott is an artist who was 80 years old when he met his dad and his 2-year-old daughter at Freedom Fields Park, Plymouth.

Open all eras: Staff and shoppers pose proudly outside this grocer’s in Byfield, Northamptonshire, in 1910. It’s a recording studio these days

It’s open to all eras. Staff and customers pose proudly at this Byfield, Northamptonshire grocery in 1910. Today, this is a recording studio.

Writing history: Ned Parfett, 15, sells newspapers near London’s Trafalgar Square the day after the Titanic sank in 1912. He is standing by the offices of the White Star Line, which owned the ship. Ned died six years later, aged 22, two weeks before the end of World War I, in a shell blast as he picked up clothes to go on leave

Ned Parfett (15), writes history. He sells newspapers in Trafalgar Square, London the day after Titanic’s sinking. Standing by offices of White Star Line which was the owner of the ship, he is seen here. Ned was 22 years old when he died in a gunshot as he was getting dressed to leave.

Life through a lens: A traditional photo on Westminster Bridge in the 1940s and a selfie on a mobile phone in 2021

Live through the lens: An old photo of Westminster Bridge, 1940s. A selfie taken with a smartphone in 2021

TorynWestcott took these photos. Visit Toryn’s Instagram Page @hunterofhistory to see more.