Flashback: Big Blue Bus Burrowing Bottomward (light painting at night!)

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How this bus stays up, I’m not sure. I came up here Thursday evening. There were two photographers, Matt and Justin, already here, but they left shortly afterwards for Bodie ghost town in California. I immediately began shooting, a bit dissatisfied with the shots I had taken the previous night, as the moon was blotted out by huge thunder clouds, and everything was very dark, not so conducive for this sort of light painting photography. Tonight was much better!

Outside the historic mining town of Goldfield, NV, in a desert dotted by Joshua Trees, you can see a field of old cars that are wildly painted and jammed into the ground at unlikely angles. This is the International Car Forest of the Last Church, created by Michael “Mark” Rippie and painted by Chad Sorg. In July 2014, I stayed in Goldfield and created night photos with light painting to enhance the bold colors of the painted cars even more. Light painting photos of this nature are often best done near a full moon, and during this evening, the clouds mostly cooperated!

With a nod of gratitude to Troy Paiva and Lance Keimig, who largely pioneered this sort of light painting photography. I don’t do this sort of light painting often, but their two books definitely had an influence on this photo.

Title: Big Blue Bus Burrowing Bottomward (3163)
Photo: Ken Lee Photography
Info: Nikon D610, AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED lens at 14mm, 146 seconds, f/8, ISO 400. 2014-07-11 00:20. Light painted with LED flashlight and SB-600 with gels. All colored light work was done during the exposure, and is not a Photoshop creation.
Location: International Car Forest of the Last Church, Goldfield, NV, USA

Título: Big Blue Bus Burrowing Bottomward
Foto: Ken Lee Photography
Info:. Nikon D610, AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED en 14mm, 146 segundos, f / 8, ISO 400 11/07/2014 a 00:20. Luz pintada con la linterna del LED y el SB-600 con geles. Todo el trabajo ligero de color se hizo durante la exposición, y no es una creación de Photoshop.
Ubicación: International Car Forest of the Last Church (Bosques de Coches Internacional de la última Iglesia), Goldfield, NV, EE.UU.

#night #carforest #nikon #kenlee #goldfield #lightpainting #nightskyphotography #desert #nevada #bigbluebus #artinstallation

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

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Flashback: Ghost In the Machine: Gold Point Iron Workshop (Light Painting In a Ghost Town!)

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Are ghosts still working the late night shift in the iron workshop? An evocative ghost town from yesteryear in the Nevada Desert, Gold Point, formerly Lime Point and Hornsilver before the name change to reflect mining for gold, is a well-preserved ghost town run by Herb Robbins. I believe this iron workshop was built by the Great Western Mine Company. I initially saw it, perched up on a hill, overlooking the expansive desert, and knew I had to photograph this. I lit the interior with a speedlight with a red gel to give the feeling of someone still working long nights. It took quite a number of tries to get this just the way I wanted it to feel. All colored light work was done during the exposure, and is not a Photoshop creation. I stayed here for two nights, photographing the town, enjoying the beauty, and eating delicious food that Herb and Sandy serve. I loved this experience, and hope to return someday. These ghost towns and mines are a part of our rich history, and I am fascinated by the stories they still have left to tell. And these voices seem to whisper a bit more at night.

Title: Ghost In the Machine: Gold Point Iron Workshop
Photo: Ken Lee Photography
Info: Nikon D610, AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED lens at 14mm, 202 seconds, f/8, ISO 250. 2014-07-12 23:15. I used an LED flashlight and SB-600 with gels to light paint. All colored light work was done during the exposure, and is not a Photoshop creation.
Location: Gold Point, NV, USA
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¿Son los fantasmas que siguen trabajando el turno de noche en el taller de hierro? Creo que este taller de hierro fue construida por el Great Western Mine Company en lo que hoy es el pueblo fantasma Gold Point.

Título: Ghost in the Machine: Gold Point Iron Workshop (Gold Point Hierro Taller)
Foto: Ken Lee Photography
Info:. Nikon D610, AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED en 14mm, 202 segundos, f/8, ISO 250 12/07/2014 23:15. He utilizado un flash LED y el SB-600 con geles para pintura de luz. Todo el trabajo ligero de color se hizo durante la exposición, y no es una creación de Photoshop.
Ubicación: Gold Point, NV, EE.UU.

#night   #nikon  #kenlee  #goldpoint  #lightpainting  #nightskyphotography  #desert  #nevada  #ghosttown  #miningtown #greatwesternminecompany #minecompany

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

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Devil Car: International Car Forest of the Last Church, Goldfield, NV

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The Devil wears no Prada here in this painting.
 
Outside the historic mining town of Goldfield, NV, in a desert dotted by Joshua Trees, you can see a field of old cars that are wildly painted and jammed into the ground at unlikely angles. This is the International Car Forest of the Last Church, created by Michael “Mark” Rippie and painted by Chad Sorg. In July 2014, I stayed in Goldfield and created night photos with light painting to enhance the bold colors of the painted cars even more. Light painting photos of this nature are often best done near a full moon, and although occasionally plagued with cloudy skies, I managed to get some photos I was happy with here at this strange art installation.
Title: Devil Car (3187)
Photo: Ken Lee Photography
Info: Nikon D610, AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED lens at 14mm, 246 seconds, f/8, ISO 200. 2014-07-11 02:33. I used an LED flashlight and SB-600 with gels to light paint. All colored light work was done during the exposure, and is not a Photoshop creation.
Location: International Car Forest of the Last Church, Goldfield, NV, USA
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Fotografía nocturna con pintura de luz en el desierto de Nevada, EE.UU. fuera el pueblo fantasma de Goldfield. Se trata de una instalación artística en el medio de la nada. Asimismo, el artista no era dueño de la tierra. 😀
Título: Devil Car (3187)
Foto: Ken Lee Photography
Info:. Nikon D610, AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED en 14mm, 246 segundos, f / 8, ISO 200 11/07/2014 02:33. He utilizado un flash LED y el SB-600 con geles a la pintura de luz. Todo el trabajo ligero de color se hizo durante la exposición, y no es una creación de Photoshop.
Ubicación:  International Car Forest of the Last Church (Bosques de Coches Internacional de la última Iglesia), Goldfield, NV, EE.UU.
#night  #carforest  #nikon  #kenlee  #goldfield  #lightpainting #nightskyphotography  #desert  #nevada

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

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Merry Christmas! (Grinch Ride: International Car Forest of the Last Church, Goldfield, NV)

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Fun with lights. Light painting utilizes a number of “brushes” — lights of varying sorts serve as our brushes. This car was hit with a lime gel from an LED, and a red gel from a speedlight. And mother earth.
Outside the historic mining town of Goldfield, NV, in a desert dotted by Joshua Trees, you can see a field of old cars that are wildly painted and jammed into the ground at unlikely angles. This is the International Car Forest of the Last Church, created by Michael “Mark” Rippie and painted by Chad Sorg. In July 2014, I stayed in Goldfield and created night photos with light painting to enhance the bold colors of the painted cars even more. Light painting photos of this nature are often best done near a full moon, and on this particular night, I got fairly clear skies. A gifted light painting photographer named Ron PInkerton was also there for the entire evening, and we had a fun evening photographing this surreal location.
With a nod of gratitude to Troy Paiva and Lance Keimig, two photographers who largely pioneered this sort of light painting approach.. I don’t do this sort of light painting often, but their two books definitely had an influence on this photo.
 
Title: If A Grinch Had A Ride, It Might Look Like This (3235)
Photo: Ken Lee Photography
Info: Nikon D610, AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED lens at 14mm, 129 seconds, f/8, ISO 200. 2014-07-12 01:58. I used an LED flashlight and SB-600 with gels to light paint. All colored light work was done during the exposure, and is not a Photoshop creation.
Location: International Car Forest of the Last Church, Goldfield, NV, USA
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Fotografía nocturna con pintura de luz en el desierto de Nevada, EE.UU. fuera el pueblo fantasma de Goldfield.Se trata de una instalación artística en el medio de la nada. Asimismo, el artista no era dueño de la tierra. 😀
Título: La Coche de La Grinch? (3235)
Foto: Ken Lee Photography
Info:. Nikon D610, AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED en 14mm, 129 segundos, f / 8, ISO 200 12/07/2014 01:58. He utilizado un flash LED y el SB-600 con geles a la pintura de luz. Todo el trabajo ligero de color se hizo durante la exposición, y no es una creación de Photoshop.
Ubicación:  International Car Forest of the Last Church (Bosques de Coches Internacional de la última Iglesia), Goldfield, NV, EE.UU.
#night  #carforest  #nikon  #kenlee  #goldfield  #lightpainting #nightskyphotography  #desert  #nevada

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

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

 

Crawling With Ants: International Car Forest of the Last Church, Goldfield Nevada (light painting photography)

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The steering wheel may be on the wrong side of the window.
Outside the historic mining town of Goldfield, NV, in a desert dotted by Joshua Trees, you can see a field of old cars that are wildly painted and jammed into the ground at unlikely angles. This is the International Car Forest of the Last Church, created by Michael “Mark” Rippie and painted by Chad Sorg. In July 2014, I stayed in Goldfield and created night photos with light painting to enhance the bold colors of the painted cars even more. Light painting photos of this nature are often best done near a full moon, and on this particular night, I got fairly clear skies. A gifted light painting photographer named Ron PInkerton was also there for the entire evening, and we had a fun evening photographing this surreal location.
With a nod of gratitude to Troy Paiva and Lance Keimig, two photographers who largely pioneered this sort of light painting approach.. I don’t do this sort of light painting often, but their two books definitely had an influence on this photo.
 
Title: Crawling With Ants (3247)
Photo: Ken Lee Photography
Info: Nikon D610, AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED lens at 14mm, 280 seconds, f/8, ISO 200. 2014-07-12 02:53. I used an LED flashlight and SB-600 with gels to light paint. All colored light work was done during the exposure, and is not a Photoshop creation.
Location: International Car Forest of the Last Church, Goldfield, NV, USA
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Fotografía nocturna con pintura de luz en el desierto de Nevada, EE.UU. fuera el pueblo fantasma de Goldfield. Se trata de una instalación artística en el medio de la nada. Asimismo, el artista no era dueño de la tierra. 😀
Título: Repleto de Hormigas (3247)
Foto: Ken Lee Photography
Info:. Nikon D610, AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED en 14mm, 280 segundos, f / 8, ISO 200 12/07/2014 02:53. He utilizado un flash LED y el SB-600 con geles a la pintura de luz. Todo el trabajo ligero de color se hizo durante la exposición, y no es una creación de Photoshop.
Ubicación:  International Car Forest of the Last Church (Bosques de Coches Internacional de la última Iglesia), Goldfield, NV, EE.UU.
#night  #carforest  #nikon  #kenlee  #goldfield  #lightpainting #nightskyphotography  #desert  #nevada

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

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

 

Space Truckin’: International Car Forest of the Last Church, light painting photography

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Well we had a lot of luck on Venus
We always had a ball on Mars
We meeting all the groovey people
We’ve rocked the Milky Way so far

Outside the historic mining town of Goldfield, NV, in a desert dotted by Joshua Trees, you can see a field of old cars that are wildly painted and jammed into the ground at unlikely angles. This is the International Car Forest of the Last Church, created by Michael “Mark” Rippie and painted by Chad Sorg. In July 2014, I stayed in Goldfield and created night photos with light painting to enhance the bold colors of the painted cars even more. Light painting photos of this nature are often best done near a full moon, and although occasionally plagued with cloudy skies, I managed to get some photos I was happy with here at this strange art installation.
With a nod of gratitude to Troy Paiva and Lance Keimig, two photographers who largely pioneered this sort of light painting approach.. I don’t do this sort of light painting often, but their two books definitely had an influence on this photo.
Title: Space Truckin’ (3191)
Photo: Ken Lee Photography
Info: Nikon D610, AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED lens at 14mm, 231 seconds, f/8, ISO 200. 2014-07-11 02:52. I used an LED flashlight and SB-600 with gels to light paint. All colored light work was done during the exposure, and is not a Photoshop creation.
Location: International Car Forest of the Last Church, Goldfield, NV, USA
~~~
Fotografía nocturna con pintura de luz en el desierto de Nevada, EE.UU. fuera el pueblo fantasma de Goldfield. Se trata de una instalación artística en el medio de la nada. Asimismo, el artista no era dueño de la tierra. 😀
Título: Space Truckin ‘(3191)
Foto: Ken Lee Photography
Info:. Nikon D610, AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED en 14mm, 231 segundos, f / 8, ISO 200 11/07/2014 02:52. He utilizado un flash LED y el SB-600 con geles a la pintura de luz. Todo el trabajo ligero de color se hizo durante la exposición, y no es una creación de Photoshop.
Ubicación:  International Car Forest of the Last Church (Bosques de Coches Internacional de la última Iglesia), Goldfield, NV, EE.UU.
#night  #carforest  #nikon  #kenlee  #goldfield  #lightpainting #nightskyphotography  #desert  #nevada

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

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

 

Alien Blue (International Car Forest of the Last Church, Goldfield, NV light painting photography)

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This alien car seems to have took a wrong turn.

Outside the historic mining town of Goldfield, NV, in a desert dotted by Joshua Trees, you can see a field of old cars that are wildly painted and jammed into the ground at unlikely angles. This is the International Car Forest of the Last Church, created by Michael “Mark” Rippie and painted by Chad Sorg. In July 2014, I stayed in Goldfield and created night photos with light painting to enhance the bold colors of the painted cars even more. Light painting photos of this nature are often best done near a full moon, and on this particular night, I got fairly clear skies. A gifted light painting photographer named Ron PInkerton was also there for the entire evening, and we had a fun evening photographing this surreal location.

With a nod of gratitude to Troy Paiva and Lance Keimig, two photographers who largely pioneered this sort of light painting approach.. I don’t do this sort of light painting often, but their two books definitely had an influence on this photo.

Title: Alien Blue (3209)
Photo: Ken Lee Photography
Info: Nikon D610, AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED lens at 14mm, 128 seconds, f/8, ISO 250. 2014-07-11 22:54. I used an LED flashlight and SB-600 with gels to light paint. All colored light work was done during the exposure, and is not a Photoshop creation.
Location: International Car Forest of the Last Church, Goldfield, NV, USA
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Fotografía nocturna con pintura de luz en el desierto de Nevada, EE.UU. fuera el pueblo fantasma de Goldfield.Se trata de una instalación artística en el medio de la nada. Asimismo, el artista no era dueño de la tierra. 😀

Título: Extraterrestre Azul (3209)
Foto: Ken Lee Photography
Info:. Nikon D610, AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED en 14mm, 128 segundos, f / 8, ISO 250 11/07/2014 22:54. He utilizado un flash LED y el SB-600 con geles a la pintura de luz. Todo el trabajo ligero de color se hizo durante la exposición, y no es una creación de Photoshop.
Ubicación:  International Car Forest of the Last Church (Bosques de Coches Internacional de la última Iglesia), Goldfield, NV, EE.UU.

#night  #carforest  #nikon  #kenlee  #goldfield  #lightpainting#nightskyphotography  #desert  #nevada

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

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