Las Vegas, the city of lights. I love and hate Vegas. I love it for the photography aspect but just hate the whole fakeness of t. It is an overdose of the senses. In any case, I love the lights and photography. A number of years ago I visited The Neon Museum and they collect old Las Vegas signs. They are marvels of engineering and these signs consisted of hundreds of lights or yards and yards fo neon tubes. It’s so cool that you can visit a place to see these. Naturally, I shot hundreds of images. I looked for the abstract, shadows and light as well as color. These are four of the images from that visit.
I love looking for abstracts and one place I found a lot is in Las Vegas and its old neon signs. The secret to getting interesting photos like this is keeping your eyes out for. good shot and see it in a small frame of the overall image. I call this a picture in the picture. This means that the big overall shot is most likely nice, but the tight close up shot is another good shot and part of the big one.
I like posing images which make you do some thinking. So what is this? Answer, a neon sign at the Neon Boneyard in Las Vegas. This is a very cool place and should e a must see for any visit to Las Vegas. It’s where all the old signs go when they die.