The Lost America Blog

Glamourbird Cockpit

Red and cool white light, with full moon, on a junkyard ’69 Thunderbird.

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Michelin Ted

Ten years old this month, here’s a crispy fresh color-corrected mix down . . . or maybe that’s color INcorrected.  Hunter’s Point Naval Shipyard, San Francisco.

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157 Oregon Street

One of hundreds of abandoned homes at the former George AFB.  Lots of running around to get all this done with a single light source, in 3-minutes.

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Stripes Away

The desolate back streets of George AFB, where the highway department practices making stripes, and they shoot Ken Block videos.  Pure moonlight for 3 minutes.

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It Watches

There are hundreds of abandoned structures in the sprawling George AFB tract, and many are duplexes and apartments.  Thousands of people must have lived here at one time, all watched over by this imposing water tower, blinking away on the south side of the base.  Full moon for 3-minutes with red, blue and lime light.

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George Burns

Whole clusters of homes are now burnt out shells, in the abandoned George AFB housing district. 3-minutes of full moon with red, purple and white light.

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The Sky Inside

The abandoned housing tract at the former George AFB has taken a beating since the last time I was there. Some homes are burned, and some are just gone. Full moon for 3 minutes, with purple, red and blue from the Protomachiness flashlight.

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North Edwards Requiem (tired)

Gas station at the North Edwards exit on Highway 58 between Mojave and Barstow.  Shot about 3AM during the June 2014 full moon, the site was cleared a few months later.  There’s 16:9 version of this set up already floating around the web, but without the tires.  I unearthed this take while archiving images into storage and realized I’ve […]

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Patrician Cathedral

1956 Packard Patrician apse, with 64-seconds worth of colored light, from a lot of different angles. And full moon.

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Nose in the Wind

1953 DeSoto Powermaster and bird tracks.  In the dark, lit with red and white flashlight.

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