Heartbreaker

Heartbreaker

Jukebox filled with Pat Benatar and other gems from 1980, moon-bathing on the lot at Big M Auto Salvage. Is that Christine lurking in the background? 312-seconds of full moon, with some white and bounced red, from the Protomachines flashlight.

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El Quebrados

El Quebrados

Yeah, it felt like a scene right outta the Grand Theft Auto game while I was shooting it.  It’s a Majestic, parked by the Pay ‘n Spray in Bone County, just waiting to be hopped into and driven away.  Actually, it’s a Buick Regal, at Eagle Field, near Fresno and it isn’t going anywhere.  Night, […]

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Slow Motion Wreckage

Slow Motion Wreckage

Wiggling around some flashlight for 39 seconds, under the full moon.  Late at night, at Big M Auto Salvage.

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Hulk Smash

Hulk Smash

A random Stan Lee moment, found in a Central Valley junkyard earlier this week, completely inundated by smoke from the Camp Fire.  It was the smokiest night of shooting I’ve ever experienced.  Night, 38-seconds of full moon with a little warm white flashlight.

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Special Starters

Special Starters

1956 Buick Special, parked in a warehouse for so long, not only did the tires go flat, they’re crumbling to dust.  Very close quarters, there is a shelf full of starters just out of view on the right,  Night, total darkness with red, white, and blue light, from the Protomachines flashlight.

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The Bad Side of Towncar

The Bad Side of Towncar

When I shot this, I didn’t care for the shadow of the chainlink fence pasted all over the front of this battered Lincoln, but I’ve grown to like its textural qualities. Full moon for 112 seconds with lots of local ambient light, red, blue and green from the Protomachines flashlight.

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Fireplug

Fireplug

From December 2005, at Skaggs Island Navy Base.  Decommissioned and abandoned in 1993.  This is one street in the large housing tract.  The base contained over 100 abandoned buildings, rows and rows of droopy houses, sinking into the marshlands.  Visit the set page to see more.  In 2011 the base was razed and the wetlands […]

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Imperial Broadway

Imperial Broadway

The weathered tail of a ’55 Imperial at Big M.  Black lacquer peeling and slathered with incredible blobs of rusting, organic-looking chrome.  This tank must weigh 14 million pounds.  82-seconds of full moon, with purple, red and white from the Protomachines flashlight.

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Lorenzo Bandini

Lorenzo Bandini

Paul’s junkyard, in the Mojave. Cold. Windy. Brutal. 165 seconds of full moon, with a little LED on the truck’s door.

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The Gulf in Space

The Gulf in Space

Abandoned in Herlong, California.  Night, 89-seconds of full moon and sodium vapor light, with red from the Protomachines flashlight.

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