This project is the result of a visit to the High Sierra of California in May 2013. With very limited access time we set about recording the “Pompeii” like feel of this once bustling Gold mining town. Robin recorded interiors and exteriors using a high dynamic range colour technique whilst Gigi used infrared photography to record the spooky atmosphere. The State have kept the site protected from vandalism and theft since its abandonment in 1915 but budget cuts now threaten this protection.
© Gigi & Robin Williams Photography