The Lost America Blog

Cutaway Crestline

Early 50′s Ford Coupe, with most of the lower body cut off.  137-seconds, night.  Full moon-light.  Lit by moving the light down both sides, along the cut edge.  It took a couple of tries to get one where you can’t see the light.  A little selective dodge, and some keystone correction in Photoshop, but the lighting […]

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Guidance is External (G-Body-Syle)

Night in the junkyard. 63-second exposure.  Full moon.  Purple, red and blue flashlight.

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Ride the Western Wind

Basket-case 1937 Lincoln Zephyr.  Night, 49 second exposure.  Red light from below, warm-white from above.

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NEW! Car Forest Gallery

I think all my International Car Forest of the Last Church images (a crazy-cool art project/installation, on the outskirts of Goldfield, in the middle of Nevada, shot in the summer of 2013) have been blogged already, but I finally put together a gallery of images on the site, so they’re all in one place now. Follow […]

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Metropolitan Blight

Nash Metropolitan, with the front clip and driver’s door removed, stored behind the barn on the north side of the yard.  Lime, red and warm-white light, via the the Protomachines flashlight.

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Spargazer

More fisheye junkyard porn, a heavily parted-out, late-’50s Ford. 87 seconds, night, full moon, red and lime light from the Protomachine flashlight.

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Goat-Bird Staredown

Red white and blue light added with Protomachine flashlight.

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Lava de Ville

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The Sack of Monte Carlo

1970 Chevrolet Monte Carlo.  Criss-crossed lime and red light, snooted purple on the headlights.

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