Many tourists preserve memories of a vacation by taking photos. Others prefer to buy souvenirs from popular attractions and landmarks. However, Michael Hughes combines the two activities in a unique way. When taking a photo of a famous or historic landmark, he includes a souvenir version of it in the shot. Here are twenty-one photos Hughes took that capture tacky souvenirs of landmarks alongside their real-life counterparts.
Been Doing This For A While
Michael Hughes loves to travel, and he has visited many interesting destinations. His iconic method of incorporating souvenirs into his photos of famous landmarks began in 1999.
Sometimes it is tough to find a replica of a particular landmark. Here, Hughes holds a double-decker bus pencil case in London close to its real-life double.