We recently had the privilege of photographing a remodel of an estate in one of Las Vegas’ older neighborhoods. The goal was to create images which evoked the feeling of a resort which was the goal of this substantial makeover. We had a great time roaming the grounds in the scorching heat and shooting it as if we were creating a brochure for an upscale hotel chain.
There are times when weather is an obstacle (just as shooting all day in mid-June.) However, on rare occasions, mother nature can reward a diligent effort with unexpected shooting opportunities–as it did on this particular evening. Clouds which only minutes before were casting a hazy grey light suddenly became a dramatic canvas of yellows, orange, red, and pink. When shooting away from the sun, the clouds become a deep lavender. Suddenly this beautiful desert residence had a surreal light cast over it and upon it.
Included are a few images of the look of daytime, nighttime, and the unnatural sunset of a June afternoon at an estate in Las Vegas which seems like it was created for summertime.