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My World #47: Corridors and Hallways

19 Oct

How do you feel about corridors and hallways?  Call me scare-d cat but I am quite apprehensive about them, especially when I find myself traversing one by myself.  As a matter of fact, I don’t want to even venture out the length of one by my lonesome.

You must have guessed I am not a big fan of horror movies by now. I think the uneasiness was brought about by old horror movies I have seen growing up where the lady actor always gets in trouble in long hallways or corridors.

I may be afraid, but I still see the beauty in them so I take photos.

It’s a very personal MY WORLD post for me today.  Care to share what makes you jumpy?

Enjoy more posts in SHOW YOUR WORLD, which comes every Monday.

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22 Comments

Posted by on October 19, 2009 in My World

 

22 responses to “My World #47: Corridors and Hallways

  1. Toe

    October 19, 2009 at 4:28 am

    What scares me here, with the carpeted floors, is… static electricity. 🙂

     
    • ewok1993

      October 19, 2009 at 7:44 pm

      That’s funny toe, I really like that one.

       
  2. Postcards from Wildwood

    October 19, 2009 at 7:38 pm

    I have never thought about corridors! But now that you have shown these photos, I can see the beauty in them – especially the second one. I don’t think they scare me…!

     
    • ewok1993

      October 19, 2009 at 7:44 pm

      I’m a little weird that way 😀

       
  3. Erin

    October 19, 2009 at 8:07 pm

    high places make me a wee bit jumpy. the hallways…i just move very quickly through them.

     
    • ewok1993

      October 19, 2009 at 10:26 pm

      Oh that too, high places and I are not really friends.

       
  4. Sylvia Kirkwood

    October 19, 2009 at 8:07 pm

    Terrific shots! There is something almost mesmerizing about them. But, yes, I remember such scenes from horror movies — which I stopped going to when I was still quite young, never liked that scared silly feeling I got when I did go! But what can I say??? I’m a little weird, too!

    Have a great week!

    Sylvia

     
  5. Carver

    October 19, 2009 at 9:28 pm

    Those shots almost feel like a horror movie moment. I don’t like hotel corridors late at night. The thing that makes me jumpy though are enclosed spaces like elevators.

     
  6. Eileen

    October 19, 2009 at 10:20 pm

    Terrific photos, I would have to say closed in spaces make me nervous.

     
  7. Snap

    October 19, 2009 at 11:13 pm

    There is something sinister about hotel hallways — the prize of the room doesn’t help either! Great photos.

     
  8. Joe Todd

    October 19, 2009 at 11:47 pm

    Reminds me of “REDRUM”

     
  9. Wren

    October 19, 2009 at 11:55 pm

    You’ve captured the eeriness perfectly. It always seems as if there should be something at the other end, and not necessarily something good.

     
  10. SandyCarlson

    October 20, 2009 at 1:19 am

    I have lived that life. Those places are so impersonal.

     
  11. Martha

    October 20, 2009 at 2:01 am

    Great captures, I usually don’t pay much attention to them but some designer obviously put a lot of effort into these.

     
  12. JennJilks

    October 20, 2009 at 2:11 am

    Funny, I took a corridor shot a couple of weeks ago. We were just coming back in from a fire drill in a hotel. A bit of a bizarre morning.

    Great shots.Maybe if you look at them with one eye closed they won’t be so 3-D?!

     
  13. Arija

    October 20, 2009 at 7:48 am

    I like taking photos of them too. Love the floor in the second.

     
  14. Stine in Ontario

    October 20, 2009 at 3:25 pm

    Ohmy! I know exactly how you feel! I know it’s crazy but I always imagine monsters behind all those closed doors.

     
  15. maryt/theteach

    October 20, 2009 at 10:43 pm

    Remember “The Shining” with Jack Nicholson? It took place in an empty hotel in Colorado? snowed in for the Winter. “REDRUM” Joe Todd knows what I mean! Great corridor photo though, ewok!

     
  16. Pacey

    October 21, 2009 at 9:29 pm

    Wow, those corridors look neat and the lights just add beauty.

     
  17. bw

    October 22, 2009 at 12:06 am

    the first one is definitely in a cruise ship 😆

     
  18. Louise Cannon

    October 23, 2009 at 1:55 am

    I think the pictures are more frightening than being there. Usually when I arrive at a hotel, a hallway like this makes me pause, but then I forget all about it..

     

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