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These 11 Altered Vintage Photos Are Totally Awesome And Pretty Creepy

Photographer Colin Batty at the Peculiarium in Portland, Oregon, recently painted on top of a hundred vintage photos to create a new image. The resulting exhibition, called Meet The Family, featured the re-imagining of some of the most outlandishly clever images from the past. While you can get a more thorough look through his new book, these photos are enough to make your jaw drop.

The Man of Steel

The Man of Steel

Boys will be boys

Boys will be boys

My Lizard Twin

My Lizard Twin

Ventriloquistically yours

Ventriloquistically yours

Sisters

Sisters

Mr. Brundle

Mr. Brundle

Centipatty

Centipatty

Blobby McGee

Blobby McGee

Blazin groom

Blazin groom

Insane in the membrane

Insane in the membrane

Our little sister

Our little sister

(via Bored Panda)

Who knew the past could be so interesting, or that people who thought it wasn”t ok to smile in photos could come off as this creepy? Well, now we know.

You can find more of Colin Batty”s work on his website.