Photography by Ian L. Sitren

Posts tagged “travel photography

Art Out West

The art works of my good friend Dennis Johnson at the Frame Of Reference Fine Art Gallery in Whitefish Montana. Much of his art from photographs shot on our photo excursions over the last few years.
The art works themselves photographed by me for display; with a Hasselblad digital camera system. Thanks! https://frameref.com/fine-art/dennis-johnson/
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Once Upon A Time At The Salton Sea

The Salton Sea was once one of the biggest attractions in the country. A billboard at the road in to Bombay Beach.

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Selfie At The Daggett Garage

My attempt at a selfie on a photo excursion last week.

At the Dagget Garage built in the 1880’s in the Borax area as a locomotive repair roundhouse. Moved by a 20-mule-team to the Waterloo Mill and Mine in 1896. Then moved to it’s current location in Daggett California in 1912.

Served as an auto repair shop on old Route 66 until World War II when it became a mess hall for troops guarding nearby railroad bridges.

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The Lonely Windsock

This time of year, let’s give a moment of thought to the lonely abandoned windsocks who stand guard doing their duty, day and night, and without any acknowledgement. Let’s raise a glass!

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Adult Superstore

On photo excursions we keep an eye out for old abandoned signs, unusual times gone past buildings and other oddities of Americana. Heading towards Tucson, the sun setting, we pulled off the freeway in the middle of nowhere to photograph an old restaurant sign and such. Darkness and an unmarked rough road and what is there on the way… The “Lion’s Den Adult Superstore for women, men and couples!”. On the edge of the Picacho Peak State Park with a Civil War battlefield. I guess unique to Arizona perhaps? Note the Saguaro Cactus all over the hillside.

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The Bandit Queen

The “Bandit Queen” Pearl Hart… “Used her feminine wiles with both prisoners and guards alike, pardoned after 3 years.” My kind of woman! Poster at the Yuma Territorial Prison on a photo excursion.

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“Of All The Gin Joints…”

“Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.” Sadly only a photo on the wall and not actually at the counter. On a photo excursion and stopping for food at Lutes Casino in Yuma Arizona.

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