Halloween is one of our favorite days of the year. It’s like a DragonCon that everyone attends! We’ve been saving up some creepy and Halloween related photos for today, taken with a variety of techniques. Hope you enjoy!
Here are a few from the Gwinnett County Fair that we’ve been holding onto for a creepy day:
A beautiful, partly cloudy day for the happy clown.
The creepy clown gets sleepy a little later in the day.
Sunset brings out the somber tones in these clowns.
The next week, we attended Historic Oakland Cemetery‘s Spirit of Oakland special tour. It was a lot of fun, with costumed actors playing the roles of some of the more famous people buried at Oakland.
Apparently, whoever this character is, a bullet to the eye precipitated his burial at Historic Oakland Cemetery.
This was one of the tour assistants. They were all dressed in old-timey garb. I was happy to catch him in a moment of reflection.
We are rarely at the cemetery in the evening, so I took advantage of the timing to light-paint one of my favorite mausoleums.
The following night, we went to Corn Dawgs corn maze. It was a great place to do some more light painting and long exposure photography and try to catch the creepy spirit of the season.
I took this one from the top of one of the stands overlooking the corn field. I had to wait for people to walk through the maze with their flashlight in order to capture the spirits.
“The Phantom Michelle.” This was a fun combination of three different photos to get different elements into the picture. If was hilarious to see the other attendees reactions to Michelle walking back and forth with a red spotlight under her face through the corn maze.
The next week took us to Owl-O-Ween in Kennesaw. I had a lot of fun trying to capture the fire dancers, something I’d like to do more of in the future.
I was able to practice some rear-sync flash techniques while doing a long exposure to capture the trail of the flame.
I channeled my inner street photographer to capture this ice sculptor in the process of fashioning an owl. I had to go with an old-school Fujifilm-type processing on this one.
Have a safe, happy, and tolerably creepy Halloween!!