Salton Sea, Calif.: February, 2011. This place used to be a recreational destination. It’s not now. It’s pretty God-forsaken with God-forsaken things strewn about. Then you meet Maria. She loves her dog just like you do. Leica M9. Nocti. Aperture.
I did 2 years at 2 years at the USMC Camp Pendleton, north of San Diego. I used to go to Salton most weekends to waste film. There is a good video documentary about the area called “Plagues & Pleasures on the Salton Sea (2007)”.