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Shell Shocked
April 2012 Fred Schaad

Shell Shocked

Casa Grande, Arizona

Deep in the desert of the Southwest we stumbled upon what appeared to be alien craft,
almost completed gutted with all traces of technology stripped away.

Actually, these domes are relics of a factory that was not completed. My understanding is that
they were constructed for a dot com or software firm but were never finished.

Canon EOS 5D Mark II ,Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM ,Digital
1/320s, f/9, 28mm, ISO 200, -1/3 EV full exif

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Paul L-R22-Feb-2013 04:38
Obviously a part of the dotcom bubble that has long burst. Stark documentary work that you have captured perfectly, Fred V
Dan Greenberg21-Feb-2013 04:20
I like it just as much in color. Fabulous color and presentation of this cold war shelter looking factory. ~BV~
CM Kwan20-Feb-2013 11:54
This is amazing, Fred. V
Fred Parsons20-Feb-2013 09:20
Maybe it was one of the many dot coms that my son has worked for and been laid off (like now ;-) Nice shot
Fong Lam20-Feb-2013 06:52
Fascinating find and cool capture....V
Ali Majdfar20-Feb-2013 06:10
Fantastic find! ~V
Tom Munson20-Feb-2013 04:02
Great find and cool image!
Peter Sussex19-Feb-2013 20:29
Whatever they were built for, work amazingly as photographic subject. V
Gérard Koehl19-Feb-2013 05:39
Superbe. V
Don Mottershead19-Feb-2013 04:29
Very strange. Great image - terrific light and texture. ~V~