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Creepy Doll Photo How I Love You
October 27, 2009, 10:13 AM
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In honor of all things creepy — I absolutely love this photo. It is filed in my imaginary drawer of ‘I wish I had taken this’ pictures. It is one of those moments where, if I were in a flea market and found this photo,  I would have to skip out on paying the electric bill and eat Hamburger Helper for two weeks just so  I could own it. 

But I was surprised to discover that the image is actually a daguerreotype from 2003 by Mike Robinson, a contemporary Canadian daguerreotypist. I’m psyched to see a photographer dedicated to alternative darkroom processes in a digital age.

From  Morbid Anatomy:

creepy doll photo

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rice and beans are cheaper. depression era foods are a boon to any starving artist.

toot-toot!

Comment by bill

I thought of you when i saw it- i just wish it could turn into an animated film!

Comment by Jeff Schreckengost

Ah, you know me too well.

Comment by Lisa




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