...the ghost train
One of Blackpool's oldest rides, and still up there with the best, it's been around as long as I can remember, this shot is taken from outside the ride, looking up at the enormous grinning skeleton that can be seen from quite a distance away, not too much after effects here surprisingly, just a little lighting effect and conversion to blue monochrome, the eyes are very real and untouched!
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ideziojr (94) 2003-08-31 20:35
Very interesting, nice lighting, good colors and textures.
cmartinez (91) 2003-08-31 21:54
great use of monochrome effect.. it adds to the picture.
TimWilson (236) 2003-09-01 2:55
Excellent choice of colour and composition it works really well one of the more unusual "non-nature" shots Ive seen on TE.
Thanks for sharing.
Edwin (188) 2003-09-01 3:21
Unusual and very original idea Mike! Good framing and well executed.
papagolf21 (106780) 2003-09-01 3:57
Cette photo nous rappelle une affiche de cinéma "film d'horreur et d'épouvante".
Belle prise de vue bien structurée.
Aegean (2571) 2003-09-01 5:30
Simply amazing shot Mike...Colors, composition and those green eyes...everything is perfect...
SirWilliam (410) 2003-09-01 7:26
First your creepy shopwindow doll, now this ghostly image... Brittish Horror and suspence :))
Great shot, unusual colors, creepy mood. I think that your last several photo's are substantially better than the rest of your portfolio. Looking at this photo and 'Through a glass darkly ', you haven't sold your soul for it, i hope?
forlife (892) 2003-09-01 11:49
very well done shot Mike,texture,composition and lighting are all very good.well done!
gepall (1836) 2003-09-01 11:55
here is an image with excellent clarity and texture.
You dared and you scored well done
Lizard-lady (235) 2003-09-01 12:55
Great composition Mike, and good angle.
Guzman (577) 2003-09-01 17:48
very good as usual mike, now if you only waited for the moon to appear from behind that cloud,
danbachmann (1746) 2003-09-05 15:08
A great image. The unique lighting makes it look unreal, but that adds all to the impact.
nmess (2301) 2003-11-14 22:40
Hi Mike.. I don't know how I've been missing this one, but wow. The lighting, clouds and the contrived horror works well and give the overall effect a well balanced sense. So much so that at first glance I thought it to be a drawn image. I like this a lot.
- Copyright: Michael Jones (Mike) (693)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2003-08-23
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: HP Photosmart 850
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Mysterious & storm scenes [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2003-08-31 19:58
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