Forgotten corners in the California desert

Forgotten corners in the California desert

Categories: North America | Photo project

Photographer ed Freeman's easy to find a place that has forgotten other people. He just looks at the map of the California desert, finds a small place away from the road and went there. Freeman traveled for several decades, mostly as a musician, producer and even as a Manager tour of The Beatles, but in the past seven years in his busy schedule of a road trip he took the time to take the streets and nooks mythologized Western States.

Forgotten corners in the California desert

Forgotten corners in the California desert

Forgotten corners in the California desert

Bakersfield, CA.

Desert Realty ("Desert of the real estate") is a book not about what actually exists in the desert. In fact, Freeman comes to what calls it all a lie. His images show the real place, but they are processed with a computer. The hustle and bustle of everyday life erased once a blue sky filled with clouds chimerical, which never existed. Added sky from completely different places, and when the real sky is not suitable, Freeman uses the gradients generated by the computer. He wipes some colors and adds others, unreal. The mountains on each of the photos — are the same, only with minor changes.

Forgotten corners in the California desert

Desert Shores, California.

Perhaps Desert Realty is a lie, but it's a lie about the truth. Freeman compares his deception with deception parents who tell their children that Santa Claus exists. In this case, the children that generations of Americans, who dreamed of a better future.

Forgotten corners in the California desert

Mojave, California.

Many of the motels, sheds, caravans, houses and shops with pictures Freeman in a sorry state. Some have already been demolished. The land is poisoned, and many people have left, optimistic believing in the finger of fate. In these places few is because for most they are boring. But it is very interesting for Freeman.

Forgotten corners in the California desert

Desert Shores, California.

Passion of the photographer these roadside treasure makes them Shine. Thousands of people pass by these houses aren't looking, but Freeman stops the car, put the tripod and remains on for some time. After work, he takes home their treasures, flows through the mind and heart and turns into something new.

Forgotten corners in the California desert

Coachella, CA.

Forgotten corners in the California desert

Niland, California.

Forgotten corners in the California desert

Niland, California.

Forgotten corners in the California desert

Desert Shores, California.

Forgotten corners in the California desert

Salton City, California.

Forgotten corners in the California desert

Throne, California.

Forgotten corners in the California desert

Throne, California.

Keywords: USA | North America | Desert | California | Photo | Abandoned places

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