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This Guy Is Taking Hilariously Raunchy Photos Of Vintage Barbie

David Parise uses Photoshop and miniature sets to put vintage Barbies in some very compromising and colorful situations.

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Inspiration struck when artist David Parise was living in Miami and found a book on Barbie's 50th anniversary.

David Parise / barbieandkenphotos.com
David Parise / barbieandkenphotos.com

"When I saw the detail in the ['60s] clothes and the vintage looks, I thought how cool they would look by the Miami Art Deco Hotels," he told BuzzFeed Life.

So he started taking pictures of the original Barbie doll and her companions and photoshopping them in front of various landmarks and historic buildings.

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From there, the photos started getting a little more playful and raunchy.

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"My images are hardly risqué comparing to other Barbie photographers," Parise said.

"Late for dinner again!"
David Parise / Via barbieandkenphotos.com

"Late for dinner again!"

"A little naked doll butt and late-night photography, but that's the sum of it."

David Parise / Via barbieandkenphotos.com

"All of us loved the glamorous and innocent fun lifestyle of the '60s — or at least what we imagined it to be!" he said.

David Parise / Via barbieandkenphotos.com

Some of the photos are done with Photoshop, and others, like the interior shots and beach scenes, are done on miniature models.

David Parise / Via barbieandkenphotos.com

"I have always wanted to photograph miniatures, and I love the '60s styling, so it was a natural," said Parise.

"Pan on the Head"
David Parise / Via barbieandkenphotos.com

"Pan on the Head"

He started selling the photos on the streets of Miami and got such good reception from both locals and tourists that he ended up showing the photos at galleries around the country.

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Now, Parise lives in NYC and sells the photos in parks around the city.

"'Girls Smokin' by the Pool' has been my most popular photo for the last five years, but 'Girls Headstands' has now taken over," Parise said. "I believe I could run my business selling only one...that image!"
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"'Girls Smokin' by the Pool' has been my most popular photo for the last five years, but 'Girls Headstands' has now taken over," Parise said. "I believe I could run my business selling only one...that image!"

Parise has plans to get more vintage miniature sets and work with more European city backdrops, but he's not interested in any more gallery shows.

David Parise / Via barbieandkenphotos.com

"I just love selling on the streets here in SoHo, Union Square, and my friend selling in Central Park," he said.

David Parise / barbieandkenphotos.com
David Parise / barbieandkenphotos.com

"It turned into a full-time business...I just never realized how much Barbie related to so many people."

David Parise / Via barbieandkenphotos.com

To see more of his work and buy prints, visit the Barbie and Ken Photos Store.

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