This past weekend was spent with my camera in hand which is the best way to spend it. The steampunk inspired plague doctor mask is a project that was co-created by me with my stepdad. After countless Fridays spent working in my parents garage and a lot of trips to the craft store we finally finished the costume creation portion. Coming up with the location was next and as there aren't a whole lot of abandoned places to fit the survivalist/steampunk vibe -- or not ones I've found yet -- we decided to go back to the domes in Casa Grande. To get there you technically have to trespass and step over a couple of lines of low set barbwire fencing. And after about 2 hours on location a passing police officer spotted us and we were told we weren't allowed to be there so we packed up and hit the road.
I'm a fan of lines and when I saw these long trenches I knew I wanted to do some shots down them.
I ♥ Elephants!
This shot reminds me of something out of a movie.
Even in the end the sun still shone down.
I couldn't decide between B&W...
Or color. Which do you prefer?
And the last one I took right as the cop was telling us we had to go. :)
A huge thank you to my model, Kit Wolfe and my co-creator & assistant on location, Will Wolfe.