In neither "shoe heaven" nor "shoe hell" the abandoned soles hang in their wire purgatory.
I wonder if that's better than being in hell (or heaven)? At least they're still around.
22 Aug 2005 5:23am
Strange place to put shoes. Good photo
22 Aug 2005 11:47am
Hell of a picture. I love these kinf of pictures pictures.
22 Aug 2005 12:42pm
Why do these shoes hang there? Is there a rational explanation ;-) ?
22 Aug 2005 12:53pm
It must be the place where Tim Burton shooted Big Fish !
22 Aug 2005 2:52pm
Hervé you sure do talk about Big Fish a lot!
For the French folks - I think this is typical in the US - people throw old shoes over a wire - not exactly sure why. These have obviously been here a while (plus all the rain we've been having) because they are green with mold!
Lelie - this is a great shot - love the lighting on the shoes!!
22 Aug 2005 3:18pm
This could be a Nike ad. Good work.
24 Aug 2005 1:04am
Fascinating. I keep coming back to this one. Where did you see this?
24 Aug 2005 3:53am
Very interesting shot, les.... Old soles never die, maybe!
25 Aug 2005 7:02am
Actually, I have been told before that "street gangs" throw shoes over wires to mark their territories. Funny cuz this was shot at a Mellow Mushroom pizza restaurant. Guess they want neighboring gangs to stay away from their pizza!! =)
4 Nov 2005 3:31pm
Leslie, what a great shot! Reminds me of my early childhood!
22 Nov 2005 9:27pm
This is a great picture. I know that in our area where i live, shoes are thrown over the wires as a symbolic way to show that another child has died. Usually this pertains to gang wars etc. I guess you never know, that's why it's a great picture. I stumbled across your sight and i am amazed by all of your pictures.
13 Jun 2006 9:29pm
Fantastic expression!!!!! Love this!!!!!
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