Day: April 9, 2017

The Road


Dystopian. Looks like something from the end of the world. The picture is very cinematic. I’m very influenced visually by videos. I like trying to create a more cinematic feel in my own images. I suppose that’s what a lot of my experimentation has been about. And, continues to be. If I were younger — not an excuse because the learning curve is fairly high — I probably would want to make videos. But, I feel that I can also be fairly creative with the bounds of my own craft. Still photography. Dylan said talked about bounds in his long interview that I mentioned a few days ago. I happen to agree. I made this picture in New Mexico. In Albuquerque. Far western Albuquerque. Where Central Avenue — Old Route 66 — and I-40 come together. This place was one of those kind of get gas, food, and anything else rest stops. I have no idea why it failed. Except to say that it might have been a little close to the city. You can buy …