Walk Through the Uncanny Valley of the Dolls

How hyper-realistic Reborn dolls led a photographer to open her own retail nursery

Brendan Seibel
Feb 27, 2015 · 5 min read

“I think it has something to do with our photographic conditioning. We know what to expect when we see a family portrait, and aren’t prepared to be deceived. We are pre- programmed through a lifetime of exposure and tend not to analyze beyond the surface because of that.”


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Perspectives on Visual Storytelling