Just back from holding another whirlwind, action-packed 3-day night photography workshop. We were at a new location this time: Eagle Field, a former WWII Air Force training base, now privately owned, in California’s Central Valley. Past workshop alumni, and all-around oddball, Steve, brought his new Sleestak costume to wear for his portrait sitting, so I […]
A 1983 Wagon Queen Family Truckster . . . actually it’s a plain old ’79 Malibu Classic Estate Wagon . . . in a Central California junkyard. That stuff on the sides that looks like the remnants of wood paneling? Rust. 82-seconds under a full moon. Lime and red-set Protomachine flashlight.
1930s Ford-based movie prop airport fuel truck (from “Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull”), part of the collection at Eagle Field. Shot during a Central Valley summer sunset, with mosquitoes chewing my limbs off. Composite of two 30-second exposures. Red and lemon/lime-set Protomachine flashlight.
I still have a few images to post from this crazy art project in the middle of Nevada I shot last summer. That’s the full moon rising into that afternoon’s thunderheads. An hour later, all the clouds were gone. Composite of four 3-minute-ish exposures, lit with the Protomachine flashlight.
The scortched-up movie-prop Huey at Paul’s. I’d been meaning to challenge myself to a center-line interior shot of this gem for a while now. The broken floor was patched with sheet metal, so the camera wobbled if you were inside moving around. It forced me to only light through windows and open doors. I did […]
Overwhelmed by the volume of people viewing my work this week, thanks to the flickr blog appearance, hope you enjoy looking around the Lost America site. Don’t forget to visit the workshops, books and prints pages! Super rare (in California) 1958 Ford Taunus in storage in a California junkyard. This baked-enamel globe hood ornament is […]