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Edward Nunez
United States
Current Residence: Fremont, CA
Lottie's House by enunez
In its state of arrested decay, the town of Bodie in California takes us back in time for a glimpse of a real Wild West town. Gold was discovered in the area in 1859, and a mill established by 1861. The town started with about 20 miners and grew to an estimated population of more than 8,000 people by 1880, making it at the time one of the most highly populated towns in California.

Although only a handful of rangers live here now, Bodie is alive with the memories and stories of its townspeople and the lives they led. Behind the dust, shadows, and loneliness of the place, imagination fills the gap. Sometimes, the town appears to be frozen in time, the people from its boom and bust heyday strangely absent. At other times, one can't help but make comparisons with the present day and wonder at how much -- or how little -- things have changed.

I just posted a set of images from Bodie, I hope they give you an insight into this historic and remarkable place, both indoors and out, a perspective beyond the ordinary tourist view or a too-brief peek through the windows.

They are part of a portfolio to be exhibited at ModernBook Gallery, for a show called "Foto Nova 19: An Exhibit by Bay Area Photographers". The result of a Stanford Continuing Studies' class to prepare students for an exhibit.

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LadyxWinter Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
your work has been featured in our Rain and dust feature - Take a look and have a nice day :heart:
John-Peter Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Hello! :wave:
I want invite you to join in a new group for nature photography :iconnature-capture: It's a place for all photographers that love the nature. We have as our purpose collect art and give exposure to all members. It will be a great honor have you here! Please join if you can and please read our rules before submit any deviation :)
adtemexi Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I've just visited your gallery and it's absolutely amazing!!!
Sajurkaaa Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2011
youressencephoto Featured By Owner May 21, 2011
A Well Done Port, Mate! Cheers!
Laura-Skeff Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
featured :boogie: [link]
LovelessAngel92 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2010
I love all of ur nature shots, especially the ones in Maine and in Yosemite. Gorgeous waterfall shot. Definite fav! Great work. :)
pokemonica Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2010  Professional General Artist
LOVE your Lake Tahoe work. It makes me miss The Bay and how accessible all that beauty was!
taykut Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2010
U have been featured here : [link]
Moepling Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2010

I've featured you in my journal [link]

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