Not your average everyday photography.

Pittsburgh Zombies @ ScareHouse

Pittsburgh’s own ScareHouse is gearing up for their upcoming haunt season and unveiled  a new attraction. If you know anything about me you know that I LOVE ZOMBIES!!! And I can’t wait to experience Pittsburgh Zombies , although the steampunk part of me is sad that Rampage won’t be there this year (I wanted to turn it into my house). But I digress…  I had the honor of working on the teaser trailer for the new attraction and wanted to share!

A little over a month ago creative director/co-owner of ScareHouse, Scott Simmons, contacted me and asked if I’d be willing to take on a short notice project. Of course I jumped at the opportunity. The mission was to go around the city and take “vacant lot” type photos of the city. I thought it would be super easy because I was heading out early as hell on Superbowl Sunday and assumed that the streets would be bare! I had never been so wrong. I started out in Southside which was probably the worst crowd-wise. At 8 AM there were lines of people staking out whatever bar it was that they’d wanted to saddle up to for the game. This honestly shocked me. But i put my nose to the grindstone and tried my best to get the right kind of photos for this project. After Southside, I made my way through the city going to Station Square, Downtown, Northside, and the Strip District. So after several hours of walking, numerous numb body parts, and several cups of coffee to keep warm, it was finally time to call it a wrap.

These are the (original unedited) shots that were chosen for the project:

Now I will be the first to admit there is nothing special about these photos, BUT with the talent of graphic designer Steven Benton and video editing skills of Glenn Syska it turned into this wonderful piece!

I can’t wait!!!


3 responses

  1. i absolutely LOVE seeing this behind the scenes stuff. very cool. thanks for sharing!
    p.s. since burghbaby left me on my own last year, do you wanna hold my hand when i go through the scarehouse? mindymin laughed at me, which didn’t help.

    March 14, 2011 at 5:50 pm

    • I would LOVE to!! I felt kinda bad last year though. I giggled the whole way through and told all the characters how pretty they were… not sure if they appreciated that. lol

      March 14, 2011 at 6:01 pm

  2. i peed my pants at one point so i could use someone like you to go through with. (that damn chair that jumped out at me was SO unexpected and i did not take well to it.)

    March 14, 2011 at 6:04 pm

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