Planet Claire (chrome oxide)

Planet Claire (chrome oxide) The limey yellow variation of the broken B-52 in the Mojave. From the summer of ’14, never shown this one before. 45-minutes of accumulated star trails.

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A Life of Seclusion

A Life of Seclusion The other trailer by the palms, in that big flat place owned by mosquitoes and wasps. Two minutes of full moon at 12:30 AM, with purple from here and green from there.

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Boles Aero

Boles Aero 288-seconds under the full moon with a pretty cherry 1970ish trailer, stashed over by the two palms at the place with all the mosquitoes. Red, purple and green from the Protomachines flashlight too.

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Continental Swampfire

Continental Swampfire A late seventies Mark V at the junkyard, its dull silver paint like a photon sponge. Green and blue bounced/reflected off a puddle out of the bottom of the frame. 90 seconds of full moon too.

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One Hundred and Ninety Six

One Hundred and Ninety Six Olds 98, one of last year’s employee yard cars, now retired and stacked on a gutted Crew Cab, on a cold and wet evening at the junkyard. Night, with accumulated full moon and sodium vapor from nearby industrial complexes for 184 seconds, with a lot of Protomachine flashlight producing many […]

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Pot Metal Rocket

Pot Metal Rocket 1960 Plymouth Fury fin at Big M. All the MOPAR cars from this era are notorious for their failure-prone chrome-plating and you can really see it here. Not just a few pits here and there, every inch of this piece is heavily frosted with barnacles. Makes a nice texture for pictures tho. […]

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Pink Barnacles

Pink Barnacles Pitted 1960 Plymouth trunk-lid chromography, in total darkness on a cold and dewy night, with warm white from above and pink and purple reflected from afar. It took 32 seconds to lay all the light down with the Protomachines flashlight.

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The Windy Bull

The Windy Bull Been wanting to do one of these frontal treatments on a first generation junkyard Toronado for a while now. Usually the front pieces are the first parts to go, cuz they’re so year-specific and rare. I like this one, the ’70, the most because of how those quirky inboard quad-headlights make the […]

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Police Call

With all the rain this month I wasn’t sure if I was gonna get out for the full moon. I squeaked out a night at the junkyard between storms and was rewarded with big reflective puddles and fast moving broken clouds. And mud. Lots of mud. A pile of wrecked Fresno cop cars, during several […]

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Stagecraft Important news on the progress on my upcoming book “Boneyard”. The schedule has been moved up: it will be published in July. My manuscript has been approved with virtually no changes—so happy they kept all my goofy alliteration, cryptic references and swear words. I should have a cover image and a preorder date soon. […]

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