Photographer Points Camera the 'Wrong Way' at World's Most Famous Landmarks

Famous locations like you've never seen them before.
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As we are all too well aware, when visiting famous landmarks they're often nothing like they appear in the glossy photographs you see in magazines or online and taking your own good photo of the place you're visiting isn't easy either because of the large crowds, but there is a solution to this problem and it involves turning the camera the other way.

Going against the grain and choosing to face away from famous landmarks whilst everyone faces towards them, British photographer Oliver Curtis manages to capture famous landmarks and their surroundings like you've never seen them before and it all started in 2012 when Curtis was visiting the Pyramids of Giza. 

Facing away from the Pyramids a few years back Curtis found himself drawn to a newly constructed golf course and found it's contrast intriguing. Ever since then he's been photographing famous landmarks from an entirely new perspective with fascinating results.

1. Christ The Redeemer, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Oliver Curtis

Oliver Curtis

2. Taj Mahal, Agra, India

Oliver Curtis

Oliver Curtis

3. Mona Lisa, Louvre, Paris, France

Oliver Curtis

Oliver Curtis

4. Pyramid Of Khufu, Giza, Egypt

Oliver Curtis

Oliver Curtis

5. Mao Mausoleum, Beijing, China

Oliver Curtis

Oliver Curtis

6. Statue Of Liberty, New York, USA

Oliver Curtis

Oliver Curtis

7. Wailing Wall, Jerusalem, Israel

Oliver Curtis

Oliver Curtis

8. White House, Washington D.C., USA

Oliver Curtis

Oliver Curtis

9. St. Mark's Square, Venice, Italy

Oliver Curtis

Oliver Curtis

10. Great Wall Of China, Mutianyu, China

Oliver Curtis

Oliver Curtis

11. Parthenon, Athens, Greece

Oliver Curtis

Oliver Curtis

12. Stonehenge, Wiltshire, UK

Oliver Curtis

Oliver Curtis

13. Hollywood Sign, Los Angeles, USA

Oliver Curtis

Oliver Curtis

14. Lenin's Tomb, Moscow, Russia

Oliver Curtis

Oliver Curtis

15. Reichstag, Berlin, Germany

Oliver Curtis

Oliver Curtis

Source: olivercurtis.co.uk