Clowns. They were the object of so many of our childhood nightmares. The psychotically animated faces. The big red noses. The costumes. There’s a lot to be afraid of.
Los Angeles-based photographer Dusti Cunningham offers a new perspective on clowns that we totally dig. He strips away the creepy factor (almost) and portrays them as seductive circus beings ready to pounce. They’re still freaky, but in a completely different way.
Scroll down to see hot gay clowns that just might have you reconsidering your greatest fears.