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Detroit Gargoyle

Detroit Gargoyle

’58 Fleetwood at Big M Auto salvage. Night, with full moon and red and white flashlight.

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Leaves on Mercury

Leaves on Mercury

’57 Merc, at Big M Salvage.  Night, deep shade, total darkness, with Protomachines flashlight.

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The International

The International

On the outskirts of Yermo, California.  The restaurant burned down nine years ago leaving only the sign, but it’s gone now too.  Shot August 2015.  4-minutes, with full moon, flashlight and sodium vapor lights.  

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This Door to Remain

This Door to Remain

Sometimes half a sentence means more than a full one.  Abandoned motel, Nevada.  Total darkness with colored flashlight in 64-seconds.

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Bustleback  :::::  1966 Cadillac Hearse  :::::  February 2015

Hearse for the Holidays

1966 Cad in the junkyard in Fresno. Night, full moon, long-exposures, lit with colored flashlight.      

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Plymouth from the Black Lagoon

Plymouth from the Black Lagoon

1959 Plymouth Suburban Custom, a rotting station wagon, slathered with colored flashlight, in total darkness. At Big M Auto Salvage.

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Backed into a Thicket

Backed into a Thicket

Looking through the passenger lounge of a dank and rotting early-’60s Pontiac ambulance conversion, melting into the woods. Night, LED flashlight and some local sodium vapor, in 76-seconds.

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13 Miles Per Hour

13 Miles Per Hour

1961 DeSoto at the junkyard.  Another of my favorite dashboards, the speedometer (needle stuck on 13) is translucent. I backlit it from outside the car to give it this nice glow (and it also picked up the cracked glass).  Warm white straight down and green from the passenger side of the car.  The carpeted dash […]

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Plucked

Plucked

Dry-shaved-with-an-old-blade-looking, plastic-nosed, late-’70s Firebird, thru the fisheye. Night, with full moon and flashlight, in 50 seconds.

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