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Bloody Clown Photography

Tim Engle's 'Clowning Around' is Exactly Why I'm Scared of Clowns

— July 19, 2009 — Art & Design
Tim Engle's 'Clowning Around' might have a fun title, but the gore and creepy settings featured in the photo shoot indicate that there's something far more sinister afoot.

'Clowning Around' takes place in what looks to be an abandoned hospital or mental institution. A male and female clown trade roles: nurse and patient, dead and alive, watcher and watched. Tim Engle has done an excellent job of capturing raw emotion and letting the images tell a story, but it freaks me out nevertheless.
Trend Themes
1. Horror Photography - There is an opportunity for disruptive innovation in the field of photography by combining horror elements with traditional genres.
2. Creepy-themed Art - There is a growing demand for creepy-themed art that appeals to those who enjoy unsettling aesthetics, presenting an opportunity for artists and creators to explore new styles and themes.
3. Exploration of Dark Emotions - There is potential for disruptive innovation in the exploration of dark emotions in art and visual storytelling, providing alternative perspectives and experiences for audiences.
Industry Implications
1. Photography - The field of photography can benefit from embracing unconventional and horror-inspired themes to attract new clients and create unique visual content.
2. Art - Artists and creators have an opportunity to tap into the growing market for creepy-themed art and expand their artistic expression.
3. Visual Storytelling - The realm of visual storytelling can be expanded by delving into the exploration of dark emotions, offering new and provocative narratives to engage audiences.
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