Welcome to the Cottontail

Abandoned brothel on US95, in western Nevada.  Totally gutted, except some mattresses that I guess no one wants to actually touch.  Night, total darkness, lit with Protomachines flashlight.

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News of the Past

Missing the smell of ink, at the junkyard in Fresno.  Night, full moon, sodium vapor and red flashlight.

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Special Frosting

’58 Buick at the Big M, in winter. Night, 3-minutes, full moon, Protomachine flashlight set to purple, white and red.

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The Captain’s Quarters

The helm of a ’55 Packard Clipper Custom, at Big M Auto Salvage. Purple, yellow and cool white flashlight.

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Cuervo de Amor

Happy Valentines. Make sure you kiss someone today! I’ve been shooting at this abandoned brothel in Nevada off and on since 2004. Sometimes it’s wide open, others, it’s tightly locked down. This trip was somewhere in between . . . Every visit I try to shoot this tub in the Madam’s private apartment. It’s the […]

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Dragging the Lake

Haven’t done any night photography since mid-November. So it was nice to squeeze in a quick night this weekend, at a rain-soaked and muddy Big M Salvage yard, in Williams California.  Haven’t been there in almost 2 years, so a lot has changed, yet it’s still pretty much the same: packed with an amazing collection of ’50s and […]

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Magnum Lenticularis

Red and lime light on 3rd generation Charger remains, at Pearsonville.  3-minutes under the full moon.

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Eyes of the Riviera

A ’64 in long-term storage.  Lime, turquoise and purple flashlight, in 92-seconds, under partially occluded full moon.

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No Credit Cards

Abandoned in Mina Nevada.  Night, full moon, ambient sodium vapor, with purple and blue flashlight.  Base exposure was 45-seconds, however there are traffic light trails from five similar length images layered in (intentionally shot when vehicles were coming), so that’s a lot more cars and trucks passing thru than normal, considering the late hour, in such a remote place.

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Birch Express and Red Splatter

Two variations of the back of the camping bus in the previous post.  Very similar, yet very different.  The middle of nowhere, Nevada.  Night, 3-minute exposure, dappled full moon, red and yellow flashlight.

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