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Twenty-Two and a Half

The ultimate fate of most race cars: the junkyard.  Night, flashlight in deep shade.

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Blk LNZ

Shark-eyed mid-’70s Grand Prix at the junkyard.  Purple, blue, red and a tick of white on the hood ornament, under the full moon for 3-minutes.

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Hernando’s Hideaway

  1950 DeSoto at the junkyard near Fresno.

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Prop Bender

High-wing Cessna getting dusty in the junkyard’s hangar. Total darkness, lit with the Protomachines flashlight.

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Heavy Metal 67

Rockin’ basket-case Firebird at the junkyard. Full moon and Protomachines flashlight in 48 seconds.

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Crashing on Planet Endura

Mid-’70s Pontiac Grand Am scraps at the junkyard. Night, full moon, lots of ambient light and flashlight.

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Eye of the Kaiser

One more of the slurpy low-slung ’55 Manhattan, loaded with quirky details and wabi sabi goodness. Purple, white and blue flashlight with full moon, in 42-seconds.

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Red Life Lines

Fowler, Highway 99, California, 3:17AM 6/9/17

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Last Chance Canyon

Miner’s camp in the high Mojave. Night, full moon for a few minutes, lots of hand-held light added during the exposure.

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F+B Ambulance

Looking back on the bazillion pics from Paul’s Junkyard that I’ve put online, I was surprised to notice that I’d never posted a front view of this 1970 Cadillac Ambulance, one of the coolest vehicles in the yard. I guess I finally got one I like. Purple, green, white and blue light in 108-seconds in […]

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