IN FOCUS - VOLUME III - Flipbook - Page 14
“IT IS SADDLED DIRECTLY IN FRONT OF THE
MOUNTAINS AND SNOW IS OFTEN STACKED UP
EITHER SIDE OF THE GROUND FLOOR”
THE WINTER OF 69
Silverton, Colorado, USA
I guess when you bring a leading Brazilian model and a leading Venezuelan
model into a ghost town 11,000 feet
up in the Rockies in mid-winter, there
is already the foundation of a story.
Both Daniela Braga and Aleska Genesis are such fun to work with and
the camera loves them both. This,
ostensibly, made my job quite easy.
However, additives were needed,
after all these are not model shoots.
My predilection is always to make the
frame sweat as much as is practical.
The most visually pleasing facade
to a building in Silverton, Colorado is
The Shady Lady; a timeless saloon
with a name that hints of a riotous
and licentious past. It is saddled directly in front of the mountains and
D AV I D YA R R O W
T H E W I L D W E ST | PA RT I I
snow is often stacked up either side
of the ground floor - such is the high
snow fall in the winter in this remote
The saloon won my attention as a
backdrop, but I still needed another
layer of narrative, this was provided by
the car and the number plate. Bryan
Adam’s classic track could, on this
occasion, be adapted for the season
and the content. I will leave the story
to the imagination.
56” x 68” Unframed
71” x 83” Framed
Edition of 12
37” x 45” Unframed
52” x 60” Framed
Edition of 12