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The War of 1812 meets the technology of 2012

Historical re-enactors use period costumes to travel from the present day back to wartime two centuries ago. To transport these portraits of the re-enactors back in time, photographer Peter Power used the iPhone's Hipstamatic app.

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Abel Land, of Guelph, Ont., dressed as a soldier of the 41st Regiment of Foot.

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Les Szabo, of Orangeville, Ont., dressed as a gunsmith.

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Kassandra Kearse, 23, of Hamilton, dressed as a merchant clerk, gets her hands on a musket from the period.

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Andre Reed, of Burlington, Ont., dressed a lieutenant of th Navy Lieutenant, Great Lakes Squadron.

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Peg Kellins, of Clinton, Ont., dressed as a woman of the period.

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Philip Charles Edwards, of Toronto, dressed as a soldier of the pro-American Canadian Volunteers.

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The Reverend Canon Nick Wells, an Anglican Priest from Sarnia, Ont., dressed as an upperclass gentleman.

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Charlene Roberts, of Kitchener, Ont., in period dress.

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Paul Watson, of Clifford, Ont., dressed as a soldier of the 21st U.S. Infantry.

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Barb Monk, a seamstress from Odessa, Ont., who specializes in historically correct fabrics.

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Joseph Lischka, of Fort Erie, Ont., is a merchant who specializes in antique eyewear.

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Richard Feltoe, of Brampton, Ont., dressed as an officer of the Volunteer Battalion of Incorporated Militia of Upper Canada.

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Amanda Toni-Cadieux, left, and Sharon Farrell, from Stoney Creek Battlefield House Museum.

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Paul Roberts, of Kitchener, Ont., dressed as a livery servant.

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