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    Oct 22, 2014

    This Dad Creates The Coolest, Scariest Halloween Pics With His Daughter

    Not your typical father-daughter portraits.

    Every October, Aaron Marable and his 3-year-old daughter Edith take part in a fun and spooky family tradition.

    They call it Fright Nights — a month long series of scary, Halloween-y photos that Aaron takes, starring Edie.

    Aaron, an artist, came up with the project as a way to spend some quality time with his daughter.

    The photos include Edie fighting off monsters, encountering ghosts, and running into menacing creatures.

    Aaron and Edie take one spooky picture each day, with Aaron creating new scary scenarios on the fly.

    Aaron says he wasn't a big Halloween person before he started the Fright Night series.

    Edie's involvement in the pics has changed somewhat since the project started three years ago.

    Aaron is quick to stress that Edie understands that what she's doing — and the scenarios they're creating — are make-believe.

    "She has no context for terror, so they're not terrorizing to her. She's not being damaged, because she understands it as only good times as a family together," he said.

    The shots are filmed in familiar locations, at one of the Marables' two Lawrence, Kansas, homes.

    And both Aaron and his wife Kendra are always present, so Edie feels safe and protected.

    So while the pictures might evoke feelings of terror, spookiness or dread, Edie herself never actually feels scared herself.

    Plus, Edie loves having a fun project to work on with her dad.

    And for Aaron and Kendra, that's what's so special about the project.