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Photo-a-Day  (Wednesday, 31st October, 2012)


The Wiend decked out for Halloween

Photo: Dave (Oy)  (Fujifilm X100)
Views: 4,221

Comment by: Mick on 31st October 2012 at 00:03

The head in the top right as a look of you.

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 31st October 2012 at 00:42

For myself, Dave, monochrome doesn`t do anything for this
scene and would be far better in colour.

Comment by: Ellen on 31st October 2012 at 00:52

I love this picture!---Suitably spooky,the monochrome effect couldn't be better.

Comment by: Art on 31st October 2012 at 01:32

Lovely shot Dave. Very much like a pic I took a lorra years ago, (when Russell Lyons barbers pole was stuck on the wall)..;o)

Comment by: alan on 31st October 2012 at 01:51

The head up on the right looks like one of my old teachers......good place for him !

Comment by: Lizzie down under on 31st October 2012 at 01:58

Oooooooooo!!!!!!! Scared me right out of my socks Dave. What a gruesome pic but all the better in black and white. Wouldn't like to hanging around in that lane way at night!!! Cheers all, happy Halloween!!!!

Comment by: Ken R on 31st October 2012 at 02:16

Hung,drawn and quartered. Theres only one Wiend.

Comment by: Helen on 31st October 2012 at 07:45

What a good photo, the black & white really makes it look spooky !

Comment by: Thomas(Tom)Walsh on 31st October 2012 at 08:03

Thank you Dave,it's a great shot for today.This little bit of Wigan has a charm of its own,we ought to be thankful that this lower part of the thoroughfare was left intact.

Comment by: Ron D on 31st October 2012 at 08:30

The two figures put the finishing touches to a good picture.

Comment by: Al.C. on 31st October 2012 at 09:53

Looks like Wigan on any Friday/Saturday night!

Comment by: David on 31st October 2012 at 10:57

Which shop was Harry Smith?

Comment by: Dave Marsh on 31st October 2012 at 11:17

I reckon yon heads will bring more people up the Wiend than Tom Whalleys macaw ever did,Oy.I have said it before and I'll say again,'there's a spooky tunnel under there,I've seen it'.

Comment by: dirty harry on 31st October 2012 at 12:16

thats an old new meaning to having your head in the clouds.

Comment by: Mags on 31st October 2012 at 12:53

Great pic, love the monochrometbmta

Comment by: Bill on 31st October 2012 at 14:42

Colour, please, ta...

Comment by: Daveb on 31st October 2012 at 15:23

Excellent Dave the B+W sets the scene eerie,like the title to Halloweind well done.

Comment by: A Bolton on 31st October 2012 at 15:23

Halloween masked ok....but my grandaughter was distressed to see the hanging heads.....Good shot Dave but lets have a bit more thought for the little ones!

Comment by: Mick on 31st October 2012 at 16:37

A Bolton shouldnt it be YOO who is making sure your grandaughter dosent see stuff that upsets her.

If I had grandkids I wouldnt mind them seeing this photo because they would have been brought up to recognize that its just a harmless photo

Comment by: a bolton on 31st October 2012 at 20:38

Hi Mick...She didnt see the photo! She ran up the Wiend and came pelting down when she saw the Heads.I was surprised to see the heads on "Photo-a day"........

Comment by: Phil Whitehead on 1st November 2012 at 17:54

I like this Dave, the mono works for me.

Comment by: jon lythgoe on 2nd November 2012 at 00:59

I'll never go up there again

Comment by: Bill on 3rd November 2012 at 09:46

For those who like monochrome photo's... how about changing you colour TVs for black & white.? Save a few bob on the TV licence!

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 5th November 2012 at 17:19

I like your comments, Bill.
Cost doesn`t affect me as have had a free TV license for nearly 10 years !

Comment by: Fred on 6th November 2012 at 08:44

Now come on...let's not lose our heads over this!

Comment by: C Rad on 17th October 2013 at 01:59

Correct me guys. If I were to walk down this pathway and look right at the bottom - would I be looking at the old location of Woolworths? Or have I got this wrong.

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