I just heard that the M*A*S*H set has been destroyed as well from the wildfires still raging. I photographed this area at night several years ago, and am sad to hear that the area has been consumed by fire. :(
For this last shot of the night, I brought on the freak.
I went really over the top with the light painting, highlighting the red cross and star and tires. I had fun doing this, letting it all fly. I actually was laughing a bit through part of the light painting. I like the demented haunted feel that this photo has. This is the old M*A*S*H site, where the TV show was filmed.
This is a real photo taken at night. This evening, everything was illuminated by a big bright moon, an almost full moon. And setting my tripod-mounted camera to a long exposure made the camera much more sensitive to light than our eyes on this already bright evening. This is why this photo seems brighter than what we might see at night. It is not due to post-processing. The moon, which reflects light from the sun, also makes the sky bluer. I illuminated the ambulance with various handheld flashlights with colored gels. This is not a post-processing creation. No pixels were harmed during the creation of this photo. :D
Title: Haunted Ambulance (5346)
Photography: Ken Lee
Info: Nikon D7000, Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 lens, Feisol tripod. 391 second exposure at f/8 ISO 200 at 3:43 am 21 December 2013. Light painted with LED flashlights, a speedlight, and gels.
Location: Agoura Hills, California, USA