Mind-blowing Comparison Photos That Will Surely Amaze You

by Elana

There are a lot of different ways to look at the world, let alone experience the world. Sometimes two things or two people can have so much in common but be so incredibly different. Even the startling sensation we may experience looking at something as simple as a before and after photo is the sort of thing that can stick to you like glue.

The world is an incredible place and sometimes you've had your fill of trending news and politics, the perfect way to take a break from all the buzz and chaos is definitely to just kick back and look at something genuinely cool. These comparison photos will perfectly satiate that need.

Whoa!

"Chinese Explorer Zheng He's ship compared to Christopher Columbus' Santa Maria. They both lived in the same era." - pumpychowdown

Whoa!
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Coming Home vs. Leaving

Clearly, you can never leave home, ever again. How could you leave that pupper so sad?

Coming Home vs. Leaving
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My Mom’s Phone From 1998 vs. My Phone From 2018

My, how the times have changed.

My Mom’s Phone From 1998 vs. My Phone From 2018
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World's Smallest Computer Compared To A Grain Of Rice

SMOL

World's Smallest Computer Compared To A Grain Of Rice
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The Size Of A Tornado Compared To The Size Of Wind Turbines

Big Boi

The Size Of A Tornado Compared To The Size Of Wind Turbines
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My Jeans vs. My Wife’s Jeans. I’m 6’ 3”and She’s 5’ 2”

BIG and SMOL

My Jeans vs. My Wife’s Jeans. I’m 6’ 3”and She’s 5’ 2”
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Movies Vs Real Life

I've never seen an angrier cat.

Movies Vs Real Life
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Smoker vs NonSmoker

EW. Ew. EWWWW.

Smoker vs NonSmoker
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The Difference Between A Norwegian Soldier 75 Years Ago And Today

War changes a lot.

The Difference Between A Norwegian Soldier 75 Years Ago And Today
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Shark’s Brain vs. Dolphin’s Brain

I, for one, am ready to welcome our dolphin overlords.

Shark’s Brain vs. Dolphin’s Brain
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View From My House Of California Normal vs. California With Fires

Wow, that's spooky.

View From My House Of California Normal vs. California With Fires
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Nearly 25 Years After The Fall Of The Berlin Wall, The Difference In Types Of Light Bulbs Can Still Be Seen From Space

Via Google:

In the eastern part there are sodium vapour lamps with a yellower colour. And in the western parts there are fluorescent lamps... which produce a whiter colour.
Nearly 25 Years After The Fall Of The Berlin Wall, The Difference In Types Of Light Bulbs Can Still Be Seen From Space
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At The Beach vs. Cleaning Feet After

D'awh...

At The Beach vs. Cleaning Feet After
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Fluffy Corgi vs. Regular Coat

We love corgis so much.

Fluffy Corgi vs. Regular Coat
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Microscopic Look At Bee Stinger vs. Needle

Ouchies. So much ouchies.

Microscopic Look At Bee Stinger vs. Needle
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We Live Next To The Ocean, Here's The Comparison Between The Outside And Inside Doorknob

Salty as heck.

We Live Next To The Ocean, Here's The Comparison Between The Outside And Inside Doorknob
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Video Game Graphics: Then And Now

The graphics didn't make it any less fun back then though, did they?

Video Game Graphics: Then And Now
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Barcelona During The Day vs. During The Night

Now, this is a well-designed city.

Barcelona During The Day vs. During The Night
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Japan’s Highest Bridge’s Height Is Compared To Godzilla

Well, you can't say Japan doesn't have a sense of humor.

Japan’s Highest Bridge’s Height Is Compared To Godzilla
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Toe Beans in the Snow

"We have two skinny cats and one fat cat."

Toe Beans in the Snow
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Whenever Somebody Posts A Photo Of The Milky Way, People Invariably Ask "Is That How You See It With The Naked Eye?". Here's A Representation Of What You Do See Compared To What Comes Out Of The Camera

Reddit user inefekt says:

This photo was taken at the Pinnacles Desert in Western Australia, the moon had just set below the horizon and the core of the Milky Way was rising towards the east and was at about 40 degrees. This obviously isn't a perfect representation but it's pretty close. You won't see any color as our eyes can't determine color very well in low light.
The photo you see on the left is directly out of the camera, no post processing has been done at all and you can see quite a bit of green towards the horizon and some orange and magenta hues in the core. My camera's white balance was set to auto and this is a 30 second exposure. ISO was set at 3200 and aperture was f2.8.
edit Ok it seems some people are able to distinguish color in the Milky Way and some aren't. Though it's more common to not see any color. I did quite a bit of research and almost every time this question was posed, people had varying views on what they could and couldn't see. No color - some color - lots of color. So I came to the conclusion that there are just too many variables to accurately depict what you can see, you can only approximate what the average person can see. Yes, some will see it more vividly, some will see it less vividly but the average person will see it similarly to what I showed in my photo. Oh and of course the location plays a large factor.........not everybody is able to sail 100 miles off shore to get the absolute best view possible so it's a bit pointless to use that as the standard bearer :) One other factor you should bear in mind is the technology we choose to portray these images on. Computer monitors. Again there are way too many variables at play here, especially when it comes to contrast and brightness. What I see on my computer monitor is most likely to be different to what another person sees.
Whenever Somebody Posts A Photo Of The Milky Way, People Invariably Ask
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Educational

"A friend on Facebook shared this slide from her class. The difference between urban, suburban, and rural." - jrpolenik

Educational
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B2 Stealth Bomber Compared To A Falcon

Well, there's no questioning the inspiration on the B2, is there?

B2 Stealth Bomber Compared To A Falcon
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My Brother And His Friend, Both Age 13. We Loved The Difference In Height

What a wild age.

My Brother And His Friend, Both Age 13. We Loved The Difference In Height
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Ski Trail Sign In Summer vs. In Winter

This ought to leave you bug-eyed.

Ski Trail Sign In Summer vs. In Winter
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The Difference 11 Days Can Make For This Maple Tree

A lot can happen in a small amount of time.

The Difference 11 Days Can Make For This Maple Tree
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The Day After Asher Was Adopted In 2012 vs. Today

Pet adoption is such a beautiful thing.

The Day After Asher Was Adopted In 2012 vs. Today
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Eagle Claws Are Pretty Big Even In Comparison With Mammalian Predators

The animal kingdom is incredible!

Eagle Claws Are Pretty Big Even In Comparison With Mammalian Predators
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Ken 1985 vs. Ken 2018

Okay, Matel.

Ken 1985 vs. Ken 2018
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Human Skeleton Compared To Gorilla Skeleton

Fascinating differences and equally fascinating similarities.

Human Skeleton Compared To Gorilla Skeleton
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Size Comparison Of My Maine Coon To My American Shorthair

Kitties! Main Coon cats are so large compared to the average cat. Both are awesome, though!

Size Comparison Of My Maine Coon To My American Shorthair
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Then And Now: Cancer Patient vs. Cancer Survivor

Always smiling.

Then And Now: Cancer Patient vs. Cancer Survivor

'Chernobyl' Actors vs. The Real-Life People They Played

They actually did a great job casting this.

'Chernobyl' Actors vs. The Real-Life People They Played

Before And After Comparison Pics Of A Street In Surf City, NC After Florence

Don't mess with mother nature.

Before And After Comparison Pics Of A Street In Surf City, NC After Florence
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You Can See The Difference Between The Tap Water And The Sparkling Water That I Poured Over It

I don't know why you'd do this but the photo is cool.

You Can See The Difference Between The Tap Water And The Sparkling Water That I Poured Over It
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My Wife’s Face On Our Wedding Day Compared To When She Met Rob

Happiness, pure happiness.

My Wife’s Face On Our Wedding Day Compared To When She Met Rob
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