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Please note that there are some images on this site that have been referred to as "too disturbing" and "very violent." All images displayed are art, were created with consenting models and there is no nudity on this site. However, if you are a minor or are sensitive to depictions of horror/violence I suggest that you stick to the "Other Portfolios" area or leave this site now by clicking here

If you're interested in Dark Art, Horror & Art without boundaries, however, please enjoy your visit to the Dark Art Portfolio!

Content copyright April A. Taylor 2009 - 2012. All rights reserved.


"...[enough] blood and women in peril to satisfy even the most voracious of gore-lovin' eyeballs." -

"April's work captures the seduction of horror." - Lisa Wilcox, A Nightmare on Elm Street 4 & 5

"I have so much respect for April and her work.  She is a true gem of the 'art of horror creations.'" - Ken Sagoes, A Nightmare on Elm Street 3 & 4

"Great work! I love the colors." - Heather Langenkamp, A Nightmare on Elm Street 1, 3 & 7

"I love your work. =)" - Ashley C. Williams, The Human Centipede

"...uber talented... she is one of the best in the business..." - Justin,

"April [A] Taylor's work isn't just fun for horror fans - it's art photography with heart." - Wes, The

"We've worked with a lot of photographers - April is a unique talent. She gets it. She understands what makes a photograph work - what makes it gruesomely good. Bloody fantastic work. Always. A real pro." - Eriq Chang, Nightmare Gloves


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Latest Publications -

Scream the Horror Magazine #11

CathARTic (short horror film)

Monstrous Morgues of the Past by Dinah Williams

What Fears Become: An Anthology from The Horror Zine edited by Jeani Rector

Dizionario del Cinema Horror Americano 1980-2000 by Francesco Massaccesi

Unique, unusual and unconventional; all of these words have been used to describe the photography of April A. Taylor. Based out of the Detroit area, with award winning work that has been exhibited and published internationally, April A. Taylor specializes in Dark Art (aka Horror Photography), Illustrative & Fine Art Photography, along with photoshoots of Haunted Attractions, Gothic Themes, Abandoned Places, Costumed Models, Alt Models, Model Portfolios, Unusual Family/Personal Portraits, Actor Head Shots, Promotional Photos and Album Covers. Photoshoots can be scheduled anywhere in the world (travel expenses may apply) and Dark Art/Horror & Fine Art prints, shirts, etc. are available for purchase. If you're looking for something different with a dark edge, consider the artistic eye of April A. Taylor.