19 Photos That Look Like Time Travel

These days, it's hard to look at a photo and trust that it hasn't been touched up in some regard. But, as you're about to find out, sometimes you don't need all that image tomfoolery to make your audience second-guess what they're looking at. Sometimes all you need to do is, well, just take the damn picture.

To help illustrate this, we asked our readers to find pictures that absolutely do not look at all like the year they were taken in. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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Entry by Cervus

This South African woman was a performer with The African Choir. While on tour in London, the group stopped at a portrait studio for some high-quality

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

CRACKED Does this photo look like something taken by teenagers nowadays which you'd normally find on Tumblr? Well. this photo was taken in 1913 by Mer

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Entry by GordonHaid

Modern girl with a dragon tattoo? She was modern 85 years Ago. CRACKED COM

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Entry by BRWombat

19 Photos That Look Like Time Travel

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Entry by pinwa

Screenshot from a crappy 70's nature show? Actually, it's the first successful underwater color photo ever taken. And was taken in 1926! Each photogra

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Entry by gicusudoru

A picnic on the beach. Could have been last summer, but it's 1913

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Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii took over 2000 color photographs of Russia when there was still a Tsar 100 years ago, he'd take the pictures through red, gree

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The iconic vw Kombi van is forever associated with the 1960s... ...but these pictures of a Kombi assembly line in Brazil were taken in 2013, just befo

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Entry by Sagar Parikh

A Modern Art Exhibit? Nope, it's a long-exposure photograph of this man as he walked in front of the camera, taken in 1883. CRACKED.COM

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aro TELEGRAMS WESTERN CLASS OF EaOS sats Thie fnete UNION mas elLAL thee wvesbee meAI THE ABOVE PHOTO WAS TAKEN THE MONTH PRIOR TO INDIA CLOSING ITS T

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Entry by John E.

These are alternators at a hydro- electric power station in Turkmenistan A color composite photo taken by Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky in 1911

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Entry by Mozartella

What looks like a collection of pictures from the 1950s, is actually a set of photos taken in Cuba in 2015, a country that is famous for its old cars.

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Entry by Mozartella

19 Photos That Look Like Time Travel

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Entry by Sagar Parikh

US Cavalry on the Great Plains? Nope, that's Soviet Cavalry during World War Two!

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Entry by John E.

Spotted in this photo is a guy with long hair, wearing a t-shirt and shorts. Clearly a time traveler from the 1990's Why he chose to travel to San Jos

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Entry by milito

CRACKEDCON This hipster will tell he you was skateboarding before skateboarding was cool. He's right this time: this is New York City in 1965.

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Entry by Sagar Parikh

i50 What is that golden thing in the cart? It is APPLE, the first satellite launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation, in 1981. CRACKEDOON

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The Old West? Nope, China in 2015. While the country is rapidly modernizing its rail network, there are rural mining areas where Old-fashioned steam e

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Entry by John E.

Seen here is an aerial photograph of Boston taken in the '60s That is, the 1860's. This photo was shot by J.W. Black from a hot-air balloon.

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