Photographs from a small group of islands
Jul 02 2012 13 Comments
Keep staring. Don’t look away. And whatever you do, don’t blink.
7/2/2012 at 1:55 pm
The eyes were so real! And seem like she actually alive!!! 🙂
7/2/2012 at 10:10 pm
Yeah, she’s got a pretty intense stare…
Susan Rogers says
7/2/2012 at 4:12 pm
Would you mind telling the story behind this? It is very interesting.
7/2/2012 at 10:14 pm
Not at all. They are mannequin heads used by hairdressers, although these were in a window for some reason. It wasn’t a salon window either. So why they were there I really don’t know, but they definitely made for a very interesting sight.
Martin B says
7/2/2012 at 10:33 pm
That must have caused a few people to freak out a bit, maybe someone with an odd sense of humour put them there, rather like an episode of Candid Camera.
7/3/2012 at 7:43 am
Yeah, at the very least they make you do a double take.
Iwao Yamamoto says
7/3/2012 at 6:00 am
I sure have seen the same kind of mannequin heads on the window of an apartment house on my way to walking course. At first I too was surprised and a little scary when it was dark.
7/3/2012 at 7:47 am
Same here. I’ve seen this kind of thing quite a few times. Whether it’s simple storage or some kind of display though, I really don’t know.
7/3/2012 at 3:54 pm
oooooh freaky. I would do it just to freak people out. Something like, “why are you peeping in my house? Here, take the staring eyes, that’d teach ya!” 😀
7/3/2012 at 6:15 pm
It certainly would!
7/5/2012 at 6:56 pm
That one in the middle looks like television chef Gary Rhodes.
5/28/2013 at 8:01 am
You’re a photographer living in Japan…these two things already had you in my “awesome person” book. Now by your description of this photo, you’ve revealed yourself to be a Doctor Who fan, too. I think I have to love you now. 🙂
5/28/2013 at 9:44 am
Haha! Blink is my favourite episode, so it was the first thing I thought of when I saw the heads.
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