Goldfield Days, Antique Car Nights: Ghost Towns of Nevada

3138-2014-07-10-2143-191sf8iso250-goldfieldcarcabintrain-blendforskyandinteriors-kenlee-BW-heallyeahPlease click on the photo to view it larger and more clearly!  Thanks!

 Now almost a ghost town, Goldfield once was the largest city in Nevada, a boom town fueled by the lust for gold. Many rusting cars, stamp mills, and equipment can be seen, and one can get a map of the historic sites almost anywhere in town. The inhabitants that remain are kind but don’t mince words, the sort of people who don’t care who you are as long as you are nice, and shoot from the hip. I like that. Light painting photos of this nature are often best done near a full moon, and although occasionally plagued with cloudy skies, I kept shooting, clear skies or no. All colored light work was done during the exposure, and is not a Photoshop creation. However, I liked the feel of black and white for this image, so I decided to go with it!
Title: Goldfield Days, Antique Car Nights (3138)
Photo: Ken Lee Photography
Info: Nikon D610, AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED lens at 14mm, 190 seconds, f/8, ISO 250. 2014-07-10 21:43. Light painted with LED flashlight and SB-600 with gels.
Location: Goldfield, NV, USA

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Equipment:  Nikon D610, Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8 lens, Feisol tripod.

You can see more of these photos here  on my Ken Lee Photography Facebook Page (poke your head in, say hi, and “like” the page if you would, uh, like), on 500px, or my Ken Lee Google+ Page. We discuss long exposure, night sky, star trails, and coastal long exposure photography, as well as lots of other things, so I hope you can join us!

And you can go to the Ken Lee Photography website, which has more photos from Ken Lee.  Thank you very much for visiting!



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