Valley of the Mean Dolls

© Danilo Piccioni

Valley of the Mean Dolls

Uploaded: June 29, 2005 00:19:17


Close up of the Dolls Hospital window, location: Via Frattina, Rome, Italy.
Resubmit with subtle changes here and there.
I hope it scares you!


Jordi Delgado June 29, 2005

Liked it then and like it now, Dado!! I clearly remember this shot when you first submitted it and still think it's one of your finest!!

:-)) #270719

S J June 29, 2005

hmm...I don't remember seeing this before... One thing for sure it's gonna scare a few of us!!!(Reminds me of "Chucky" Child's play) #1533756

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic June 29, 2005


Scarey to me.

Looks like some child got a little rough with the toys.

Nice in black and white. Excellent find and capture.

Kerby #1533776

Stanley J. Contrades June 29, 2005

Did someone mention macabre? Nevertheless an interesting and unique image done very well in black and white, Dado!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1533828

Paul Michko June 29, 2005

Very creepy, but excellent shot, Dado. #1533849

Bonnie C. Lackey June 29, 2005

Nightmare material, Dado. What a "scary to the core" image. Great job!!! #1533861

Donald K. Cherry level-classic June 29, 2005

Very cool image, Dado! Love the B&W and your PS work! #1533897

Marsha S. Smith June 29, 2005

Well done - creeepy! image, Dado! #1533988

Mata Patan June 29, 2005

Sai una cosa, mia suocera si spaventa delle bambole...normali...pensa se vedesse questa!!!! LOL! #1534013

Tammy Scott level-classic June 29, 2005

What a neat and eerie image, Dado! #1534052

Joy Rector June 29, 2005

Fantastic shot. #1534201

Karen E. Michaels level-deluxe June 29, 2005

You Rock on this photograph. Gives me the chills, oouuuuuuuu. Peace, karen #1534292

Cathy Gregor June 29, 2005

Very spooky, Dado! Nicely done. #1534491

Linda D. Lester level-classic June 29, 2005

looks like something in a scarey movie! Great shot, Dado! #1534759

Carla Metzler June 29, 2005

Excellent, creepy shot, Dado! #1534917

Amanda Price June 29, 2005

Ya, their hollowed out eyes and bashed in heads are chilling! Great work! #1535159

Olivia Navarro June 29, 2005

I just got a chill right up my spine! Very creepy, Dado! And I mean that in the best possible way. :-) #1535182

Laura Clay-Ballard June 29, 2005

yeah, its pretty creepy, Dado! I LOVE IT! I like things that make me cringe! Great work on this. the coloring is phenomenal! #1535440

Jill Flynn level-classic June 29, 2005

This is a little creepy Dado. I expect one of the faces to start talking any moment. Lots of impact and perfect in B&W! #1535676

Terry L. Ellis level-classic June 29, 2005

Wonderful edgy, creepy image, Danillo! #1535927

Kimberly C. Miner June 29, 2005

Very interesting shot.. great capture of images. like the black and white. #1535929

Ermanno Radice June 29, 2005

Veramente molto originale, Danilo! #1535945

Cathy Stancil June 29, 2005

Ykes ! I remember this one !! Spooky Dado ! Nonetheless an amazing image !! well done ! #1535962

Bobbie Davis June 29, 2005

I think I will be having nightmares of little dolls chasing me tonight! It scares me yes it does! Great capture! #1536497

Steve Mescha June 29, 2005

Sorry Dado, this doesn't scare me, but I LOVE this photo! #1536525

Carol Brill June 29, 2005

Your mastery of the bizarre is at its height here, Danilo, and your use of B&W really adds quite a ghoulish flare to this image! #1537521

Goshka G. June 30, 2005

Creepy it is but what a great image, Danilo!! #1540682

July 11, 2005

Interesting and spooky - good choice with B&W #1580358

Stephanie Lyons July 22, 2005

Congrats, Dado! #1622717

Evy Johansen level-classic July 22, 2005

Congratulations on your finalist, Danilo! #1622818

Linda D. Lester level-classic July 22, 2005

Congratulations!!!! #1623350

Melissa L. Zavadil July 22, 2005

Congrats Dado!! Great shot!! #1623577

Kate Jackson level-classic July 23, 2005

Congratulations Dado on all yur wonderful finalists! #1624325

Mary K. Robison July 23, 2005

Congratulations on this shiver-producing finalist, Dado! #1624336

July 23, 2005

Hauntingly cold. #1624691

July 23, 2005

Hauntingly cold. #1624703

July 23, 2005

Hauntingly cold. #1624707

July 23, 2005

Hauntingly cold. #1624716

Janet L. Skinner July 23, 2005

GREAT job, Dado!!!!!! Congrats! #1624964

Cathy Barrows July 23, 2005

Congrats on your finalist...very dramatic #1625529

Deborah Sandidge July 23, 2005

Great work, Dado, congratulations! #1625621

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic July 23, 2005

Congratulations on your finalist, Danilo.

Good luck in the next round.

Kerby #1625803

Donald K. Cherry level-classic July 23, 2005

Congrats, Dado! #1626316

Brian J. Mauritzen July 23, 2005

Congratulations on your finalist, Dado.


Marsha S. Smith July 23, 2005

Congrats Dado on ALL of your finalists!
Good luck in the next round. #1626696

Mata Patan July 23, 2005

Come sempre le tue finaliste non si riescono a contare, più tempo passa e più diventi irraggiungibile!!!
Non chiedermi di commentartele tutte perchè stavolta c'è una gran pernacchia! LOL!
Chissà se per il mese prossimo ho scelto bene! LOL!
Tvb!!! #1628128

Terry L. Ellis level-classic July 23, 2005

Congratulations, Danilo, on this wickedly fabulous finalist! Good luck and please hurry back!!!! #1628200

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe July 24, 2005

Great image Dado, very scary indeed. Works well in black and white!! #1631965

Sandy Landon July 24, 2005

Still scares me, but wonderful capture! Congrats! #1632345

Adilson F. Ferreira level-classic July 24, 2005

Congratulations on this great finalist Dado!!! #1632384

Claudette Foote July 24, 2005

Great work, Dado, congratulations! #1633034

S J July 24, 2005

Congratulations on this awesome Finalist, Dado!! #1633494

Laurence Saliba level-classic July 24, 2005

Congratulations, Danilo!!!!! #1633598

Patti Coblentz April 26, 2010

Wow...I saw that movie and went to this place...but in Naples. Strange and eerie. Great photo!

Patti #8572266

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