Craig Gibson, a photographer residing in The UK, wanted to show genetics at work. So, he captured these 11 overlapping portraits of the pairs in his photo series titled “Boys And Their Fathers”; “he displays each individual’s image separately, accompanied by a merged portrait that is especially revealing of their facial likenesses.” Continue reading for more.

While the portraits, side by side, are clearly of two different individuals, there are undeniable similarities that sync up when they are layered atop one another. They appear to have far more physical attributes in common than one would notice by simply looking at them next to each other.

Of course, Gibson takes dozens of images of each subject to pair the right angles and positions together, but it is an eye-opening look at hereditary parallels, nonetheless.



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