vintage doll portraits by gigi on flickr

posted by the scholar on July 1st, 2008
filed under: photography

i want to invite you guys to have a look at the ongoing series of vintage doll and figurine portraits i’m currently working on. i photograph the dolls in their “natural habitat” at thrift and antique shops and do not pose them. sometimes the results are more surprising than i think they’ll be.

gigi_leonard_photography_naomi_and_helena470

gigi_leonard_photography_molly_at_the_window470

gigi_leonard_photography_bette_and_nicole470

i am having a really good time with this collection, and perhaps i should mention that this post is sort of a hint about my big creative endeavor? more details to come, soon… 🙂


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6 Responses to “vintage doll portraits by gigi on flickr”

  1. Johnny Says:

    Wow, these are great, Gigi. I can’t wait to see more!

  2. the scholar Says:

    thanks johnny — you are sweet! 🙂

  3. sosser Says:

    they look wonderful! your big project sounds exciting!

  4. the scholar Says:

    thanks pal — and it is exciting! 🙂

    doesn’t that doll on the right in the last photo look so mad at the other one?

  5. Burt Says:

    Some of these dolls look like they are pretty guilty. I think they may have murdered a teapot or two in the shops you’ve found them in. I hope you are only photographing them and aren’t bringing them into your home.

  6. the scholar Says:

    HAHAHAHAHAHA!

    so sad about those murders.

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