Without getting into much detail, this was found in a pitch-black basement room in a very old medical facility. Whether or not it’s genuine is up for debate; it was found in a context which suggested that it may have been used in a staged shoot at some point in the past. Suffice it to say, if it is fake, it is quite realistic (I peered up its nose and inside its body cavity) and convincing. regardless, it was a bit unnerving to come across our friend here in the dark.
An unlucky few may happen to glimpse the fabled Dragon House out on the rolling prairies of Saskatchewan. Its unearthly glow can be seen for miles across the flatlands, providing false hope of succor for the tired and unwary traveler. Most will steer clear of the sight, knowing not quite why, save only for the remembrance of grim stories told by the Métis overheard in their youth echoing in their heads.
We were almost done going through this defunct hospital in Detroit when we found the operating rooms. In total darkness, overhead lamps leered from the ceiling, while rusting cabinets lined the walls. An already successful exploration had gotten that much better.
Shooting by flashlight isn’t ideal, and of all the angles and takes I tried this is really the only one that looks halfway decent. Hopefully, it conveys a bit of the sense of place.