Ghostly mannequins

I took some pictures in Camden recently of reflected facades and shadowy figures which were actually mannequins, though I like the ambiguity of not quite knowing whether the shadows are of humans or not:

I started thinking about another image I’d taken in New York, a  store in the process of being decorated had mannequins in the window covered with a protective film resembling a shroud, again possessing a certain aura of mystery:

Another visual connection for me is this image taken in Tel Aviv. This bridal store had a veiled mannequin, her face raised to the heavens in a beatific stance. I like the contrast with the dark haired woman’s level headed intense gaze, and the combination of the reflected local architecture and trees:

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