Jonathan May's The Heist Series Shows Before-and-After Shots

By: Meghan Young - Published: Sep 4, 2011 • References: &
The Heist photo series is absolutely hilarious. Although it centers on a very serious and scary situation, it portrays the people involved as quite comical. Granted, if we were to actually be able to remove the feeling of fear or the adrenaline accompanying illegal acts just for a moment, we could probably see our many of our reactions as quite laughable.

Shot by Sydney-based photographer Jonathan May, The Heist photo series is inspired by such classic movies as "Killing Zone," "Reservoir Dogs" and "Point Break." The Heist series focuses on the changing emotions experienced by both parties. For instance, a dapper-looking, pleasant-faced young man turns into a villainous, masked burglar and a sweet, adorable little girls turns into a crying, frightened one. Although funny, the expressions are quite convincing. Stats for Hilarious Holdup Portraits Trending: Older & Mild
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