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Feasting on Salmon
Moon Over Rome's Colosseum
Liquid street
Clouds Over Timberline
Midnight in Bildudalur
A well-earned dinner
The coast at Crescent City, California.
Hummingbird Catnap  Nikon P500R
Sunset Reflection on the South Bay
Old house, from the colonial period, in Cabo Frio
Lose yourself
Searching the Blue
Alone
Rhone surprises me!
Richmond Dreams
Stenopus hispidus - Shrimp in Anemone
father and son
Love of Girl
Transporting guest luggage
Perfect Reflex
In the long hall
Dunes for days
Grizzly Cub Calls for Mom
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Searching the Blue

Exploring the effects of isolation in its most extreme form, I journeyed to the Salton Sea, ground zero to one of the nation’s largest ecological disasters. As all inhabitants gradually abandoned the lake in the late 50’s, the Salton sea soon became an isolated wasteland. Following my exploration deeper and deeper into the heart of decay, this photograph (as part of a larger concentration) reveals the effects of isolation on color and life. Despite the interior of this abandoned car being ransacked and corroded, it remains a beautifully blue and gold color, thus echoing the life and glamour of a time long gone.

TAGS: California, Desert

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Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Member since 2017
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Copyright:
© Tim Guiteras.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2016
Total Views: 54
Filed Under: The American Experience
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2017, 5:57 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D7100
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/30
Aperture: f14
ISO: ISO200
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PHOTO LOCATION Salton Sea, California, United States of America