Commercial Swiss photographers Jojakim Cortis and Adrian Sonderegger started out the project by recreating Andreas Gursky’s famously lucrative landscape image, Rhein II. The pair painstakingly recreate each scene in miniature using paper, cotton balls, plastic — and plenty of their own spare time.
Munich massacre, 1972.
Rhein II, 1999.
Abu Ghraib, 2003.
The last photo of the Titanic afloat, 1912.
Tiananmen Square, 1989.
The “Surgeon’s Photograph” of the Loch Ness Monster, 1934.
The Hindenburg disaster, 1937.
The Wright Brothers first flight, 1903
The Concorde crashes after takeoff, 2000.
Buzz Aldrin’s Moon print, 1969.