The Great and Ghostly American Road Trip

By

7th Oct, 2012

20121007-155335.jpg

It’s all about taking that detour and finding the beautifully haunting moments of traveling through the unknown. Walker Pickering is a young photographer and photography teacher based not in his Texan hometown, but on the road. And you won’t find him on Route 66. He’ll be taking the back roads of America, where the kudzu* grows like it’s swallowing the earth, empty pink motels stare at you silently and that beautiful red car is the only friend you’ve got.

Take a trip with Walker Pickering, out there, ‘Nearly West.

20121007-155342.jpg

20121007-155346.jpg

20121007-155433.jpg

*Kudzu
 

20121007-155429.jpg

20121007-155356.jpg

20121007-155351.jpg

20121007-155407.jpg

20121007-155419.jpg

20121007-155506.jpg

20121007-155510.jpg

20121007-155534.jpg

20121007-155550.jpg

20121007-155546.jpg

20121007-155601.jpg

20121007-155606.jpg

20121007-155610.jpg

Check out the rest of Mr. Walker Pickering’s photos here. Good name.
:::

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE:

.

 

 

 

You Might Also Like

Comments

More in AbandonedArt & Design AwesomenessDesirable DigsDon't Be A TouristEditor's PicksHot WheelsInspiration VaultLost & FoundMovie / Music / Book JunkieNostalgiaOff-Beat & Little KnownPeople / Icons / Muses

Hot Off the Press

Editor's Picks

connecticut

For Sale! The Ghost Town that Nobody Wanted

Johnsonville, Connecticut may be completely void of (human) inhabitants at present and characterised by those particular houses where one might occasionally see the faint shadows of children in ni...

Trending 17,227
schude7

The Photographer Re-inventing American Retro

Every once in a while, a photographer comes along and just blows you away. Today, Ryan Schude is that guy. The fascinating scenes, the colours, the cars, the people, the places– there's just so ...

Trending 14,800