Author: shalaco

Bring Your Own Big Wheel Race

On Easter Sunday the hipsters, techsters, youngsters, oldsters, hip-hoppers, cross dressers, selfie takers & merrymakers all converged on San Francisco’s most curviest crookedest street – Vermont Street– for the 16th annual Bring Your Own Big Wheel Race (BYOBW). BYOBW has to be one of the most...

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Gast Architects’ Headshots

Gast Architects Gast Architects is a San Francisco based firm specializing in custom residential renovations that offer modern or traditional styles for sensitive adaptations and restorations of historic properties. I was commissioned to shoot headshots to match the style and aesthetic of their existing shots. One photo...

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Playa Restoration | Special Forces

Shalaco is a dreamer, schemer and explorer based in San Francisco. A story teller and photographer, you can follow him on Instagram for daily doses of inspiration. Playa Restoration is divided into two specialized teams: Line Sweeps Division and Special Forces. The line sweeps walk the city...

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Resto

White Out While Special Forces conducted coordinated line sweeps through Center Camp, a white out dissapear-oed the entire city. It was one of those "Where did I park my truck… wait… where's the person that was right next to me… where did my goggles just fly...

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Survey II

Outline Survey Introduction Survey Description Black Rock Desert's transformation into Black Rock City. Coyote and the history of survey Basic day and task of Survey Introduction to Survey and some of the fascinating ideas around it. • History and Description of what Survey does. • Characters of the crew. • Basic day on survey. • Survey is complete and...

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Surveying Black Rock City

During the ceremony of the sledge and the spike, many of the faces of those who help Black Rock City emerge from the dust converge to collectively drive in The Golden Spike: the first penetration of the playa, the center of the city and marker for The Man,...

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