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High Sierra Arch

High Sierra Arch Abandoned quonset at a derelict mine complex, on the back of the mountains. Night, 296-seconds of full moon and red flashlight.

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54 Door

54 Door Right rear door of a ’54 Packard, mouldering at the junkyard. Funky in there, like it hadn’t been opened in a very long time. 66 seconds of full moon with red, lime and white from the Protomachines flashlight.

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Running on Fumes (purple)

Running on Fumes (purple) Never showed this warm-balanced purple variation to anyone. I dunno, sometimes you just want to sit on them for a while to see if it ages right. Yermo, California, August 2015. 192-seconds of full moon with purple-set Protomachines flashlight.

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Mr. Softee

Mr. Softee One more old film image before I start going back to more recent digital work. This one is from the Pearsonville junkyard in 2008, when I was goofing around with 2 cameras during workshops. I’d just let the film camera run for an hour or so while I did short digital exposures nearby. […]

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The Between Time

Between time The house at the abandoned Kincaid mine, east of Hawthorne, Nevada. My first visit, October 2001. I’ve returned several times over the years for many nights of memorable digital shooting at this cool little scattering of shacks and junk. I rolled by last year, there are people living there now and it’s all […]

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Pea Soup Mine

Trailer on the fringe of stormy Mina Nevada, October 2001. Night, 12-minutes of full moon on Kodak 160T chrome film.

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The Unraveling Screen

The Unraveling Screen I always forget how much people like these old film images. Note to self: scan/reprocess and post more old pictures. This one is from the same road trip as yesterday’s pic, in the summer of ’98. I spent a balmy late evening at the Star View drive in, on the western approach […]

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24 Hours in Coaldale

24 Hours in Coaldale For those of you new to to my photography, I like to post old work around the new year. I don’t think this one’s been online for at least 10 or 15 years? This is the same “hundred miles from anything” Coaldale, NV, gas station/motel complex that I’ve shot many times […]

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EST

EST Handed off my next book “Boneyard” to the publisher this weekend. All junkyard/derelict aircraft work, from 2006 to 2018. It’s gonna be so bitchen. This one was in my book “Night Vision” so it didn’t make the cut for the new one, but it sure freshened up nice using modern editing techniques. 1970s Northwest […]

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Belting Down the Valley

Belting Down the Valley Loading conveyors at an abandoned mine in the high Mojave.  126 seconds of full moon with red and purple from the Protomachines flashlight.

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