Weekly Photo Challenge: Creepy

“…this week, give us some heebie-jeebies!” —WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge

While in Atlanta I took a shortcut through a vacant building site and found clothing strewn about. The effect on me was unsettling—creepy—to say the least. I snapped a quick shot of these few items and quickly moved on.

© Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

© Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

I used the Jane lens and Kodot XGrizzeled film combination in the Hipstamatic app to take this photo.


  14 comments for “Weekly Photo Challenge: Creepy

  1. August 23, 2015 at 6:26 PM

    Good choice for creepy, Allan. I agree, why do we see so many discarded clothes… and shoes?


  2. August 14, 2015 at 3:45 PM

    And CUE the Twilight Zone theme…


  3. August 14, 2015 at 12:33 PM

    Does make one wonder. I almost chose a similar photo. Why would there be discarded clothing at so many different sites?



  4. Sue
    August 14, 2015 at 11:29 AM

    Very worrying, Allan….


    • August 14, 2015 at 1:01 PM

      I agree. It was twilight and a light rain was falling. A good time to be somewhere else. Ω

      Liked by 1 person

      • Sue
        August 14, 2015 at 1:03 PM

        I would agree with that sentiment…

        Liked by 1 person

  5. August 14, 2015 at 11:01 AM

    I hike a lot and always find it strange and unsettling to see pieces of clothing strewn about in the forest.


    • August 14, 2015 at 1:00 PM

      I wonder what state of dress/undress the owner is in—and am I going to run into them soon?

      Thanks for your comment, Marie. Ω

      Liked by 1 person

  6. August 14, 2015 at 10:28 AM

    The bright colors make it more creepy. You don’t want to think about why the close are there. I have a foto of a homeless camp taken from the Berkeley pedestrian bridge over I80, I too took the pic and ran. I have few like that they are social commentary but I always feel like an intruder too. What do you think?


    • August 14, 2015 at 12:58 PM

      I also have those feelings of being an intruder at times. Have you ever read anything about the photographer, James Nachtwey? He gets up close and personal with his subjects to an amazing degree. There isa documentary on him titled, War Photographer. It is worth a look if you want to explore those feelings you have with Street Photography. Ω


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