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February 8, 2011

Freak Show

The sun managed to burn through the morning's gloom for a few hours, and I was enjoying a reappearance of those rare golden rays. Then, out of nowhere, things got all Brigadoon-like. One block it was cheerful sunshine, and the next: boom. Thick, sinister fog.


It was the perfect time to check out the cemetery that's a block away from my abode. From the number of people I see frequenting it, going to the cemetery has to rank among the Top Five Digoin Pastimes. I've been wanting to visit for many moons, but I felt too conspicuous with my awkward gait and my pink camera sock and my Americaness. But fog provided the perfect cover for some stealth creepy photography.


One time I walked into my 11th grade English class and my teacher greeted me with, "Hey Freak Show." As I snaked my way through the crypts of Digoin's dearly departed I thought, "Yup. That's about right."

5 comments:

  1. Beautiful shots, Nina. When I visited Kyle in Seattle we had an entire freak show photo shoot in a cemetery too. Our freakishness brings us together.

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  2. These pictures are awesome, Nina. The fog here isn't as ever blue as blue as in these pictures! Beauts.

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  3. Gorgeous shots. I love going to cemetaries (especially in France). Lots of atmosphere.

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  4. Mlle Freakshow ou pas, the photographs are very cool.

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  5. Awesome pictures. Are you sure you don't like horror movies?

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