There was no a Halloween pumpkin carving contest at the office that year. To fill the artistic void, I decided to take a scary photograph in lieu of dealing with a messy vegetable. I shot spooky things displayed on people's front yards, but nothing satisfied me, and then...
I've been passing this silly Dracula mannequin, staring through the window, almost every day that week. My reaction, after a quick glimpse, always was a sour grin: silly stuff, who cares. This time I already passed the dummy, but something made me look back. The minute I saw the building reflection in the window, I knew I had a shot. The rest was a matter of technique, picking the proper angle to frame Prince Vlad's uneasy face into a reflected window. Voila, an eerie image of bloody Dracula looking through the EarthLink building window in search of a pretty woman's neck. The spider web-like stained glass on top adds a bit to a spooky atmosphere.
Happy Halloween everybody!
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