The founding work in this style was the Rephotographic Survey project, conceived in 1977 by the project's chief photographer, Mark Klett. (I was fortunate to be able to work with Mark and Without Walls to design an interactive exhibit for the Legion of Honor in San Francisco.)
Long the domain of professionals, rephotography is now mainstream, as you can see in these beautiful compositions.
Commenter Naju sums it up: "I like to think of the internet as a god-like being... it gives us exactly what we deserve, no more and no less. The Internet just decided that we deserve Tom Selleck, a waterfall, and a sandwich, over and over again, in perpetuity.
Hungry for more? Selleck Waterfall Sandwich
See the full collection of photos here.