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iceman2 October 02, 2013
Beautiful use of light in this wonderful shot!
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Wizzard October 03, 2013
Thanks a lot,iceman2!
 
rserball October 16, 2013
I've got goosebumps!
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Wizzard October 17, 2013
Me too! Thanks a lot! :)
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Elyzabeth November 06, 2013
THis is so haunting and terrifying. Those poor souls!
 
HarrieMuis December 22, 2013
a nightmare's vision of a dentists chair ;-)
 
haidersalih December 30, 2013
Brilliant use of light.
 
Flosno April 20, 2014
Spooky....voted
 
mikeswartout October 27, 2014
What a moody shot....great!
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KayBrewer January 21, 2016
Congratulations, Jim -- finalist Shadows contest!
 
jayrachelphotography January 26, 2016
If you don't mind me asking, What lens are you using ?
 
Flosno January 28, 2016
CONGRATULATIONS and CELEBRATIONS on this award...well done
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adavies October 22, 2016
Yikes...really creepy! Great light...nicely done! If you haven't done so already, please consider joining my Spooky-ooky challenge:)
https:// viewbug.com/challenge/spooky-ooky-photo-challenge-by-adavies
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adavies July 27, 2017
Very creepy! Greta light...nice job! If you haven't done so already, please consider joining my Empty Seats challenge:)
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The Mad Chair

Eastern State Penitentiary-Philadelphia Pennsylvania

The Mad Chair - called so due to the fact many inmates had gone mad before the punishment was ...
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Eastern State Penitentiary-Philadelphia Pennsylvania

The Mad Chair - called so due to the fact many inmates had gone mad before the punishment was over was another idea taken from mental institutions. The inmate would be chained and strapped into a chair so tightly they would be unable to move even a muscle. The duration of this punishment varied from a few hours to a few days. Their bodies would become sore and swollen from lack of circulation, making them unable to walk or move for hours (even days) after being placed back in their cell.


When I was contemplating this shot I really wanted to capture the dark,and eerie mood that permeated from this location. As I took the shot, I saw a black shadow dart to the right out of sight.
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