Vancouver-based photographer Hayden Wood spent six years working as a “creative retoucher” and graphic artist for advertising firm Ogilvy. Basically, he’s a pro at taking images of real people and manipulating them to extreme, even unrecognizable degrees. In this series, “Living Dolls,” he takes actual human models and turns then into real-life Barbie dolls. Deeply, horribly unsettling Barbie dolls.
(via Flavorwire though there’s an expanded gallery here [one image is NSFW]. Also, a quick, preemptive note on newness: some due diligence revealed these have been floating around the internet for a while now; sorry if you’ve seen them before but we sure hadn’t)