Jacob By: Jacob

It Opened its Mouth and Screamed

This house used to be surrounded by trees and weeds. The recently stripped all the land around it for some sort of construction. When I saw that it had been cleared I went to take pictures because I figued I'd finally bealbe to get a clear shot (I've been trying to photograph it for years to no avail). When I went around to the other side of the house I literally gasped when I saw the houses's skull staring at me.


Franklin, NC

  • Sunshinedreem 9y

    Great photo, it really does look like a skull!
  • sketchySteven 9y

    This is great, as is. Super shot! Great story, Jacob!
  • cyclewidow 9y

    Rustic Rocks and so does this shot!!!!!!!
  • EquineDays2Nights 9y

    You described it perfectly! Bravo!
  • susan mc 9y

    It's a House-O-Lantern.

    Don't crop it.
  • tray | of | ash 9y

    I didn't mean to suggest cropping it and replacing it. I like the original. It just looks cool cropped as well.
  • Jacob 9y

    Here's a shot of the crop...I like the sky in the original, but the cropped version has its own charm as well

    Skull House Closeup
  • doofusdave 9y

    I just had to pop back in to say: LOL @ "House-o-Lantern" ! :-D

    PS - I like the original. I think the building next to the screaming house adds some character to the shot as well.

    This would make a great Halloween card to send to friends and family, if you do that sort of thing :-)
  • Mary 9y

    I think I like the original best, and I LOVE the title!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Jacob 9y

    Thanks you!

    The first thing I thought when I saw the face was that the house was screaming in pain because they were ripping it up......
  • Jacob 9y

    Hey!!! Today I drove by the house and it spoke to me....Check it out....

  • Dania Hurley 9y

    This is spooky! Great title.
  • Jacob 9y

    The house is dead

    A Moment of Silence For The House
  • susan mc 9y

    I guess it had a good reason to scream. Poor house.
  • Mr.Wonderful 9y

    Great shot.
  • borealnz 9y

    Fabulous title for a great photo!! Im glad you managed to capture it before it died!!

    Thanks for sharing in our Abandoned Object theme at
    The World Through My Eyes
  • Ran_ 9y

    Very cool shot !!

    HalloweenTheme at:
    The World Through My Eyes
  • Fiona 9y

    Perfect title!! Before I looked at it, I thought the house was screaming!!lol Neat pic!
    HalloweenTheme at:
    The World Through My Eyes
  • Ilcaripawi 5y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Once was home, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Houses with Faces 4y

    Really loving this. It would be really great if you could join our flickr group www.flickr.com/groups/houseswithfaces/

    We also have a website www.houseswithfaces.com, facebook group www.facebook.com/houseswithfaces and Twitter group @houseswithfaces we'd love to add it to!

    It would be a great one to post for Halloween
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Taken on August 30, 2006
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