Posted 2 weeks ago

Llano Del Rio Star Trails - Mysterious 100 Year Old Ruins of a Former Socialist Desert Colony

Llano Del Rio Star Trails – Mysterious 100 Year Old Ruins of a Former Socialist Desert Colony

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You’re looking at the 100 year old ruins of Llano del Rio Colony, a socialist utopian community, established in SE Antelope Valley in 1914. Llano del Rio was founded by Job Harriman, a young lawyer who almost won a bid for mayor of Los Angeles. Not trusting the political system to enact social change, Harriman founded the…

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Posted 3 weeks ago

Hot Lips - M*A*S*H TV Site Light Painting Night Sky Photo

Hot Lips – M*A*S*H TV Site Light Painting Night Sky Photo

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I had gone on a hike a short while before in Malibu Creek State Park, and I thought it would be a fun idea to come back here and photograph – to experiment, trying my hand at “light painting” with surreal colors, something I had done very little of before, and certainly not with vehicles, only creating mist with El Wire.

Alth…

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Posted 1 month ago

Chimney Moon: Mysterious Ruins of Llano Del Rio Socialist Colony (Night Sky Light Painting Photo)

Chimney Moon: Mysterious Ruins of Llano Del Rio Socialist Colony (Night Sky Light Painting Photo)

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The desert holds many mysteries. One of these  mysteries is Llano Del Rio.

This old chimney is mostly what’s left of the hotel ruins, part of the 100 year old ruins of Llano del Rio Colony, a socialist utopian community, established in SE Antelope Valley in 1914. Llano del Rio was founded by Job Harriman, a young lawyer who…

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Posted 1 month ago

Behind The Making of Linda Perhacs “The Soul Of All Natural Things” - Stories and Photographs

Behind The Making of Linda Perhacs “The Soul Of All Natural Things” – Stories and Photographs

Recording Demos with Linda Perhacs For her “The Soul of All Natural Things” album
Yes, I’m a long exposure and night sky photographer. But I am also a recording engineer at Blueberry Buddha Recording Studios, a small home studio in Los Angeles. I had an opportunity record several songs for a demo and photograph some of the recording and arranging process that eventually got Linda Perhacs signed to…

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Posted 1 month ago

The Tree Car: Abandoned Vehicle Light Painting Photo

The Tree Car: Abandoned Vehicle Light Painting Photo

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This is an abandoned Ford Model T truck that I came across while driving around the back roads of Sonoma County. It’s light painted. The streak on the bottom right is a car driving past. The photo is a 176 second exposure, which is about how long it took me to light paint the whole truck. I hope you like it. Thanks!

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Posted 1 month ago

Hawkeye Star Trails - Night Sky Photo of M*A*S*H Film Site!

Hawkeye Star Trails – Night Sky Photo of M*A*S*H Film Site!

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A long exposure photo with light painting, showing the celestial movement of the heavens at the site where the TV show M*A*S*H was filmed.

Despite thermals and wool socks, I felt cold. Instead of laying on my back and looking at the stars or wandering around, I kept warm part of the time by running back and forth between the…

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Posted 1 month ago

Light Painting and Star Trails in Llano Del Rio Ruins

Light Painting and Star Trails in Llano Del Rio Ruins

The desert holds many mysteries. One of these mysteries is Llano Del Rio.

You’re looking at photos of the 100 year old ruins of Llano del Rio Colony, a socialist utopian community, established in SE Antelope Valley in 1914. Llano del Rio was founded by Job Harriman, a young lawyer who almost won a bid for mayor of Los Angeles in 1911, obtaining over a third of the votes. Not trusting the…

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Posted 2 months ago

Ford Model T Truck Light Painting Night Photo

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I believe this is an old…

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Posted 2 months ago

The Haunted Ambulance - Bringin’ the Freak (Night Sky Light Painting)

For this one, I went really over the top with the light painting, highlighting the red cross and…

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Posted 2 months ago

Mystery Ruins of the Desert - Llano Del Rio Socialist Colony

The desert holds many mysteries. One of these mysteries is Llano Del Rio.

This grain silo is part…

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