Photos: Eerie Headless Sightings In Iconic L.A. Spots
Here's an L.A. version of a "Where's Waldo?" type of game. Krocky Meshkin put together a photography project capturing iconic spots in L.A. from Melrose Ave. to Griffith Observatory. However, something is amiss—there appears to be missing heads from each picture.
The photos are much more complex than just removing the heads from the shots. Meshkin has created a fictional narrative by using a tripod to take thousands of snapshots of pedestrians walking by, and then layering them over each other from different moments. Nothing is staged.
"A few years prior I'd worked in reality television," Meshkin tells LAist. "The basis for that kind of entertainment is shooting an insane amount of material, sorting out the best moments, and putting them together in a way that tells a story. When this concept combined with the layering technique my real life fiction was born."
If there was a new way to look at L.A. with fresh eyes, this would be it. Meshkin's full set of photos can be viewed on his Flickr page.