I’m back from an absolutely amazing “American Road Trip” through the remote mountains and valleys of central Nevada and I can’t wait to share the images with you.
“Remote? Then what’s this,” you ask?
Well, the trip had to start somewhere, and mine started in Reno. This is a shot from my hotel room on the 22nd floor. The clerk at Harrah’s was very accommodating, asking me if I wanted a higher or lower floor. “Higher, I replied.” I was perched above the iconic Reno arch overlooking the strip. The room also had a great view of the mountains, which you’ll see later.
I made the most of that one night in Reno. I did a couple of short photo walks around town. But no … no gambling. Not with my luck.
The trip consisted of four and a half days of almost non-stop shooting (I had to eat!). It took me across America’s loneliest road (Route 50), to Austin, Nevada which served as my base camp and a prime photographic subject. From Austin I set out to find and shoot places called Berlin, Belmont, Ione and Manhattan — ghost towns, semi ghost towns or tiny towns maintaining a simple, traditional lifestyle. Along the way, I found a couple of abandoned Ranches and other things to shoot. And of course, no trip through Nevada would be complete without magnificent desert and mountain vistas. I think I shot something for everyone’s tastes.
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Welcome back. Missed your images the last few days. Looking forward to your new stuff. Great Reno shot, by the way!
Fantastic colors here Bob. Looking forward to the images from your trip.
Awesome shot here man. Love the look of the lights.
Incredible nightscape Bob. The colors & light are fantastic.