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    Edit Photo Details Visualizing Your Identity: I, Ghost   #abandoned #texas #visualizingyouridentity #timer #hotel #haunted #longexposure
    This photo is a result of about 1000 photos I took in an abandoned, "haunted" hotel, in a tiny and dying Texas town off the beaten path. I used a tripod, remote shutter release/timer. I walked up and down this creepy hallway at dusk about 30 times. This was the second to the last photo and came out of the camera just like this Life has always felt surreal to me. As I've gotten older, I feel more and more like a ghost drifting though a strange world. This photo captured that feeling perfectly.
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    I was drawn to this frame time and time again. It really caught my eye. Both the location and the expression on the mans face tell a strong story. A fear of ghosts. You really have embraced this topic and nailed it with this frame. You see, it pays off to practice!

    Robbie Shone
    National Geographic photographer
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    Date Taken: Jan 7, 2016
    Date Uploaded: Mar 19, 2017
    Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D7000
    Focal Length: 10 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/1 sec
    Aperture: f/22
    ISO: 160
    Copyright: © James Mangum
    Categories: Nature, People, Portraits
    Assignments: Visualizing Your Identity, The Trip That Changed My Life, We Are All Explorers, Exploring Time, Off the Beaten Path , Facing Your Fears
    Contests: 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year