Site not look beautiful? Click here

As We See It

[The Backstory]

Water and color against the desolate desert

Image
Photo: Yasmina Chavez
Yasmina Chavez

Wet ‘n’ Wild | April 12, 2014 | 12:32 p.m.

This shoot felt unreal. Seeing thousands of gallons of water pour out of bright, colorful, shimmering structures set right up against the desolate desert background made me feel uneasy. “This shouldn’t be here,” I thought. Then the mental fog lifted. “Oh yeah. We’re in Vegas—none of this should be here!” And then my final conclusion, “Yes! All of this should be here!” I finished shooting with a smile on my face, watching local families enjoy this dripping mirage.

Tags: Culture
Share

Commenting Policy

  • "And right about now, the idea that casinos equal employment is in question in a way it hasn’t been for decades."

  • We're big fans of howtonotbeadouchein.vegas.

  • In memoriam of the Quad's card slinging performers.

  • Get More As We See It Stories
Top of Story