Thomas Allen photography pulp pop up vintage images

Thomas Allen photography pulp pop up

wielding his x-acto knife and a steady hand, michigan-based photographer thomas allen meticulously carves out pulpy figures from the covers of vintage paperbacks and props them up to create salacious, 3D melodramas.


femme fatales and cigarette-smoking gumshoes from juicy, noir novels such as "marijuana girl" and "i married a dead girl" are suddenly given a new dimensions, and depending on the camera lens angle -- new intentions.