Sean and I have been to Europe, Canada, Mexico, and much of the United States but California has always evaded us.  We’ve just never had a reason to go and yet we feel compelled to be able to say we’ve been there – it’s just something you need to do, you know?  Last week, while in Vegas, we were told about an awesome ghost town in California and so finally we had our reason!  This place was killer cool!  Random photo-ing ensued.  Observe and enjoy…


The empty swings out in the middle of the desert were just eerie!



We felt like we were walking through an old Dharma Initiative Camp – craaaazay!  Don’t you think??


Ah!  I love love LOVE texture and windows and doors!


Self portraitizing…


I had no idea that palm trees do this



The dry lake bed was so cool!  We thought we would be walking out onto sand but it was crunchy soda.





Window + Old chipping rusty paint = awesome!



and finally, my homage to Ansel Adams from the drive back to Vegas.


Thanks for viewing our randomness! :o)  Hope everyone’s week is off to a great start!


  1. Michelle O on April 13, 2009 at 5:03 pm

    Okay, please spill the beans…where was this Ghost Town?! We live in the middle of the Mojave so it can’t be too far for me! :) I’d love to check this out…you have some great images from your adventure.

  2. Bex on April 13, 2009 at 5:33 pm

    Woah, middle picture of you and Sean on the chairs….Sexy…The End.

  3. David Smallwood on April 13, 2009 at 5:46 pm

    Great pics, you guys! Sean I see you can proudly rock the Tru’s again. Must be the running!

  4. Brandy on April 13, 2009 at 7:25 pm

    Love how you both are rockin the boots! The last picture is super cool.

  5. Angie on April 13, 2009 at 8:07 pm

    You guys totally rock! You can make a ghost town seem so..alive! And ya gotta love the wooly palm trees! Great work as always!

  6. Jacqulyn on April 13, 2009 at 10:07 pm

    Yeah . . . you guys are looking hot. Mel- nice boots. Sean- Nice jeans. But enough about your fashions. Beautiful work.
    I’m thinking one day I might need that last one above my fireplace.
    They are all eerie in a fantastic way.

  7. Phil Thornton on April 14, 2009 at 9:16 am

    I love how you guys go exploring the desert ghost town in stiletto boots and a tie! :) Those photos are awesome, and those furry palm trees are nuts. In the boat image they look like big furry legs.

  8. chris. on April 14, 2009 at 10:39 am

    lurve the dharma shot through the windows.

  9. Krystal :: Mint & Sage on April 14, 2009 at 6:17 pm

    Lovin’ the self portraitization…..woo hoo!

  10. Krystal :: Mint & Sage on April 14, 2009 at 6:18 pm

    Lovin’ the self-portraitization….!

  11. Tapp on April 14, 2009 at 7:59 pm

    i love these pictures!!!

  12. Tapp on April 14, 2009 at 7:59 pm

    i love these pictures!

  13. Marie on April 14, 2009 at 9:13 pm

    I just found your blog and whoa! amazing skills. I aspire to become a photographer as good as you guys and your friends!

  14. adrian hitt on April 15, 2009 at 1:18 pm

    love the contrast and depth in the last one!

  15. ben + laura on April 16, 2009 at 8:55 am

    lovin’ these shots you guys! these are fantastic! hope all is well with the two of you :)

  16. daniel on April 16, 2009 at 9:46 am

    these are great! those palm trees are crazy cool…really diggin the last shot.

  17. Cathy Crawley on April 16, 2009 at 8:45 pm

    WOW what an experience! Those palm tree shots are fantastic! I love the reflection one :)

  18. ohana photographers - david & kimi on April 18, 2009 at 8:15 pm

    that’s in cali??? um… the ode to ansel = awesome!

  19. Mel Watson on April 20, 2009 at 12:37 pm

    BEAUTIFUL!!! All of them. Man I need to get a word of the day calendar in hopes of learning more powerful descriptive words. Anyhow… I’m loving the palm tree reflection shot and the ones of the two of you. You guys are just the cutest… and by cute Sean, I mean rugged to the max like Chuck Norris’ beard.

  20. mel on April 22, 2009 at 9:09 am

    Thank you guys so much! I’m so behind on blog responses – please forgive! :o)

  21. Sean on August 23, 2009 at 1:39 am

    Marie–best of luck in your endeavors! Please let us know if we can be of help in the future

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