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Ghouls over Harrison Avenue

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 29 October 2020 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

Ghouls and ghosts hover high above Harrison Avenue in Brookfield, Illinois. It's been an annual tradition to hang these from the trees (and over the street) for some time. This stretch of street is decorated to the nines with so many houses and lawns adorned with Halloween decorations.

Happy early Halloween!

Photo captured October 10, 2020.

NIKON D7000 1/60 second F/5.6 ISO 640 127 mm (35mm equiv.)

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By Marie from Villages du Lac de Paladru, France

I especially remember the magnificent autumn colours on these beautiful tall trees.

29 Oct 2020 5:47am

Claudine/canelle from Lorient, France

Une bonne idée pour cette fête d'halloween ..

29 Oct 2020 6:07am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Halloween is a fairly new tradition in Finland. Next Saturday, we will remember our deceased by bringing to the graves candles and heather that will withstand the cold weather. That's our old tradition. The shops also feature masks and other Halloween-related decorations in the American tradition.

29 Oct 2020 6:14am

rem_la from Villiers, France

une belle histoire fantasmagorique

29 Oct 2020 6:24am

Martine Girard from Brest, France

Jolies décorations, j'aime beaucoup les couleurs des feuillages.

29 Oct 2020 6:26am

Gérard from Chateau-Gombert, Marseille, France

Halloween and its ghosts have a special resonance this year with COVID 19 ...... !!!

29 Oct 2020 6:33am

lisl from Bath, United Kingdom

I don't think this was celebrated here in my childhood. We remembered 5th November and the Gunpowdrer Plot. Magnificent decorations

29 Oct 2020 6:37am

Calusarus from Valence, France

You're a great photographer : catching ghouls in your camera ! Cheers :-)

29 Oct 2020 6:57am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

interesting decoration on the beautiful autumnal colors !

29 Oct 2020 8:47am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

A beautiful representation of typical Halloween decorations!

29 Oct 2020 9:32am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

I don't really grasp Halloween myself. Trick or treat comes across to me as a form of extortion. Perhaps I'm missing something but the Mexican day of the dead seems a much more understandable event. These are nicely done though and the autumn colours make a beautiful backdrop.

29 Oct 2020 9:44am

@grouser: Or All Souls Day. :-)

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

bien vu

29 Oct 2020 9:46am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

It’s so funny.

29 Oct 2020 10:15am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

Just right for Halloween. The ghoul's look great in the trees. Nice image Steven.

29 Oct 2020 10:21am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

:) gentils fantômes !! :)

29 Oct 2020 10:56am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Yes. When we had our little village house in Spain, many of the families would come up to the local cemetery to attend to the graves and replace the flowers (unfortunately mostly plastic :) and there would be a service held. Our terrace overlooked much of the village and the cemetery and one year while the service was in progress several Griffin Vultures appeared one by one to circle above the congregation, before swooping off. An amazing moment

29 Oct 2020 11:52am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Spooky . . . and so cool! A fine tradition. A beautiful image with the autumn colors around the ghosts.

29 Oct 2020 1:30pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

THis made me smile. Lovely fall colors too

29 Oct 2020 1:58pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Rather spooky but beautiful!!!! The colours , including those of the spooks are pretty!

29 Oct 2020 2:44pm

Rose Swalls from United States

Fun times on Harrison...

29 Oct 2020 3:14pm

Dreams come true from Utrecht, Netherlands

Very funny , but I love the beautiful different autumn colours .

29 Oct 2020 3:37pm

Jason Kravitz from Brussels, Belgium

Awesome display. I love Halloween time !!

29 Oct 2020 4:32pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Extra ces goules dans ces belles couleurs dorées de l'automne.
Dans ma région, nous appelons ça des "galipotes" !... Lol... :))

29 Oct 2020 5:34pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

:)
A M A Z I N G !

29 Oct 2020 6:13pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Beautiful. Amazing colours and the ghosts are so well done.

29 Oct 2020 7:30pm

Florence from Bretagne, France

I love it!

29 Oct 2020 7:35pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Fun shot. This street must be a sight to see.

29 Oct 2020 8:14pm

Hootin' Anni from Corpus Christi, United States

Of course, I love Halloween...your tree ghosts are "to die for"!

29 Oct 2020 9:11pm

Remus from Portugal

Out there, they take Halloween very seriously.
:-)
Great decoration and beautiful autumnal trees.

29 Oct 2020 10:09pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

This is such a perfect late October scene getting ready for Halloween! The flying ghosts against the beautiful trees is spectacular! I love it! 5*

29 Oct 2020 10:13pm

jeanmadis from Chonburi, Thailand

Des fantômes "d'opérette" ou plutôt "comédie musicale" qui font la joie des enfants et des adultes en cette période "Halloween", ou il est bon de se faire peur...

30 Oct 2020 1:46am

Elizabeth Buckalew from Flagstaff, United States

Someone did a great job with these!

30 Oct 2020 2:07am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

wow - I lived on Jefferson between Harrison and Cleveland in the 1960s and 1970s. We decorated, but I don't remember any neighborhood effort to go all out, but it has been a while (ha ha).

30 Oct 2020 2:37am

CrashRyan from New Jersey/NYC Area, United States

ghosties! ghosties! ghosties! oh what fun!

30 Oct 2020 3:14am

Ginnie Hart from Netherlands

HAHA, Steven. That takes getting toilet papered to a need level! :)

30 Oct 2020 5:47am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Helloween is in the air!

30 Oct 2020 6:05am

willy from Belgium

une belle tradition dans cette période de l'année Steven

have nice day

30 Oct 2020 9:53am

Jolanda from Amsterdam, Netherlands

Happy early Halloween. I like the tradition of decorating the houses. Here in the Netherlands, Halloween is increasingly on the rise, but it is not as celebrated as in other countries. The children don't go trick or treating on Halloween here either. Here we have Sint Maarten. Then the children, with lanterns in hand, go to the doors to pick up sweets, singing. Due to the pandemic, this tradition cannot continue this year.

30 Oct 2020 10:11am

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

Ha ha....great to see those ghosts among the beautiful autumn leaves
Have a fine and spooky weekend

30 Oct 2020 11:37am

Roland Theys from gerpinnes, Belgium

Hello Steven, nice photo!

30 Oct 2020 4:22pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wow...What a world ...!! Superb photo !

30 Oct 2020 6:37pm

yo from Entre Seine et Loire, France

Ils doivent être effrayants la nuit !

31 Oct 2020 9:08am

suzanne from Belgium

Quelle belle idée et quelle belle photo !!!
Happy Halloween!!! :-)

31 Oct 2020 1:05pm

jean pierre from Paris, France

belle mise en valeur d'un excellent travail!!

31 Oct 2020 2:56pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful image with autumn colours. Superb.
Happy Halloween. :)

31 Oct 2020 7:19pm

Urspo from Phoenix, United States

Happy Halloween to you dearie !

31 Oct 2020 11:06pm

Anne from France

Excellent! Hope you had a great Halloween!

1 Nov 2020 1:42pm

Joëlle from France

Houuuuuu ils nous feraient presque peur ceux là... bien vu bien pris Steven :)

1 Nov 2020 3:50pm