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Scarytales

Consumers embrace reality, learn life lessons and tackle troubles head-on

Implications - The economic crisis has shaken many people from idyllic lifestyles, revealing that life isn’t a fairytale. While some consumers wish to stay disillusioned, others want to face reality and are flocking to that which they perceive as honesty. These consumers don’t want us to hide from their troubles, they want to face or embrace them.
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Surreal Fairytale Photography
Surreal Fairytale Photography
Flux Fotography's 'Alice in Wonderland' Goes Down the Rabbit Hole
This surreal fairytale photo shoot by Flux Fotography reimagines 'Alice in Wonderland' in the Photoshop era. Using an array of bright colors, surreal imagery and expertly-captured photographs, the four-photo… MORE
Gruesome Fairytale Interpretations
Gruesome Fairytale Interpretations
Marina Storme Embodies a Bloody Queen of Hearts
Famed tattoo artist and muse to many, Marina Storme, along with 'The Murder in Question' horror photography company, recently looked to children's book Alice in Wonderland for some inspiration. A literal… MORE
Fairytale Boob Jobs
Fairytale Boob Jobs
Dina Goldstein Unveils Modern Truths in the Fallen Princesses Project
The Fallen Princesses project by Dina Goldstein features photos of Cinderella getting drunk in a dingy pub, Belle under the knife for plastic surgery and Snow White juggling babies while “Prince Charming”… MORE
Scarytale Photography
Scarytale Photography
Miwa Yanagi's ‘Fairytales' Series Will Keep You Up At Nigh
Miwa Yanagi creates very unsettling yet intriguing photos by displaying disturbingly fightening images juxstaposed against familiar fairytale scenes. His ‘Fairytales’ series is his take on classic Western… MORE
Morbid Fairytale Remakes
Morbid Fairytale Remakes
'Black Alice' is a Dark Twist on the Magic of Wonderland
'Alice in Wonderland' was already a rather twisted story to begin with, but the ‘Black Alice’ collection by Gisela Moscardini blows that right out of the water. Gisela Moscardini's ‘Black Alice’ collection… MORE
Edgy Fairytale Editorials
Edgy Fairytale Editorials
Marcela Abal Acosta's 'Alice' Takes a Twisted Turn Down the Rabbit Hole
If you imagine a modern-day subculture version of the characters in Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland," you're likely to conjure up the same images Marcela Abal Acosta brings to life with 'Alice.' Marcela… MORE
Fairytale Homicides
Fairytale Homicides
Julia Murakami's Miniature Murderous Dioramas
These have both strong childlike and gory (especially Little Red Riding Hood) aspects which makes them really strong and eerie pieces. They are called 'Anatomy of a Fairy Tale,' and they're from Julia… MORE
Sinister Fantasy Art
Sinister Fantasy Art
The Work of Julian Callos Uses Ominous Old-School Fairytale Themes
Most of us only know the Disney versions of fairytales—at least that’s what I refer to when I think of Snow White, Cinderella or Sleeping Beauty. Julian Callos, however, sees the fairytales that preceded… MORE
Fairytale Forestography
Fairytale Forestography
'An Autumn Story' Places Red Riding Hood at the Edge of the Woods
One of the hottest themes we've seen this year is the adaptation of traditional fairytales in art; Sara Berntsen's 'An Autumn Story' is a photo shoot that does just that. Berntsen uses the rich outdoor… MORE
Fairytale Eviltorials
Fairytale Eviltorials
Isabeli Fontana Strikes a Sinister Pose in W Korea Magazine
Brazilian supermodel Isabeli Fontana appears on the cover and inside this month’s issue of W Magazine Korea, snapped by photographer David Byun. The stunning photography shows Isabeli Fontana in fairytale-like… MORE

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