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Faces of Fright

Passenger ship Harvard runs aground

June 12, 1931: Aerial photo of the S.S. Harvard wreck two weeks after the passenger ship ran aground in fog at Point Arguello. Since the May 30, 1931, grounding, the forward...   View Post»

   

Faces of Fright

Burning Man 2012

"Burners" gathered for the annual Burning Man in Black Rock Desert near Gerlach, Nev., which was held from Aug. 27 to Sept. 3. See also photos from   View Post»

   

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Pictures in the News | May 2, 2012

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Kentucky, where Kentucky Derby entrant Daddy Nose Best grazes after a morning workout at Churchill Downs. “The Run for the Roses”...   View Post»

   

Homeless vacate their camps near the Hollywood Bowl

Homeless rousted from their camps near Hollywood Bowl

By Sam Quinones Jay, a homeless man sleeping near a 101 Freeway onramp in Hollywood, awoke to the voices of police Friday morning. Los Angeles Police Department officers...   View Post»

Faces of Fright

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.  So when I recently saw a set of images shot inside a haunted house in Canada called the Nightmares Fear Factory I wanted to transplant the idea to a haunted house in the Los Angeles area.  The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor venue has 6 different mazes so after discussing the idea with their admin team I set my gear up inside in a key location.  Wearing all black – right down to gloves and cap – I hid in a dark recess and waited for reactions from the crowd. Many who noticed me had fear in their eyes, half expecting me to bound out from the shadows and scare them.  Happily for them, a deranged pirate was lurking around the next corner, ready to pounce. 

 The following portraits were all made in The Village of the Damned maze which is one of six Dark Harbor mazes at the Queen Mary.  The mazes will be open on Wednesday, Halloween night.

Rick Loomis

1 Comment

  1. October 31, 2012, 9:31 pm

    Thank you! I haven't laughed this hard in several months.

    By: mark@marknorman.com

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