At first glance, I seriously didn't grasp that the MILLS & BOON photo series was mimicking classic romance novel covers. It could very well be that I'm a little thick in the head, but I would like to argue that these self-portraits were done so well that it's easy to mistaken the portrait to be a zoomed-in version of the original.
Posed and shot by Oli Beale and Alex Holder, the MILLS & BOON photo series is a clever concept with a lovingly humorous twist. These interesting cover comparisons are definitely thought-provoking, as illustrated covers literally come to life. Check out the featured gallery to see if you can spot the specific differences between the real-life cover and the illustrated version.
Romance Novel Self-Portraits
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Surreal Photo Staging
Dead Mouse Collars
Religiously Dark Photography
Bored Performer Photography
Glam Lomography-Like Pictorials