Shooting locations in and around Las Vegas

//Shooting locations in and around Las Vegas

Shooting locations in and around Las Vegas

Ghost Towns

Calico Ghost Town
P. O. Box 638
Yermo, CA 92398
Directions: I-15 South to Ghost Town Road. (Approximately 160 miles)
Hours: 7 AM to dusk
Admission Fee: yes
Eldorado Canyon – Nelson
Population: 50
Directions: US 95 to State Route 165 (South of Las Vegas 42 miles)
Fees: no
Goodsprings
Population: 100
Directions: I-15 south to Jean then state route 161 (37 miles south of Las Vegas)
Fees: no
Johnnie
Population: 0
Directions: Go Northwest out of Las Vegas to just south of State Route 160 (50 miles)
Fees: no
Oatman
Chamber of Commerce
Oatman, AZ 86433
Phone: 520-768-9907
Population: approximately 150
Directions: South till 30 miles north of Laughlin  on old
US Route 66.
Fees: no
Pioche
Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 702-962-5544
Population: 800
Directions: I-15 to US 93 north till you are 25 miles past Caliente.
Fees: no
Potosi
Population: 0
Directions: I-15 south to US 160 west (25 miles from Las Vegas)
Fee: no
Rhyolite
Population: 0
Directions: US 95 north to Beatty then 4 miles west on State Route 374 (114 miles northwest from Las Vegas)
Fee: no
Sandy & Sandy Valley
Population: 806
Directions: I-15 south to Jean on US 161 (36 miles from Las Vegas)
Fee: no
Searchlight
Population: 760
Directions: US 95  south (57 miles south of  Las Vegas)
Fee: no

Other locations

Tivoli Village

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Symphony Park

http://www.symphonypark.com/

Gilcrease Orchard

http://www.thegilcreaseorchard.org/

Jean Dry lake bed

http://www.examiner.com/article/model-shoot-locations-jean-dry-lake-bed

 

UNLV Campus

1. Park extending from south near Student Union, all the way north to Engineering and music halls, rose garden, benches, trees, grass, hallways, walls, stairs, staircases.

Why: Graffiti, shops, grungy backdrops.

Visit: http://www.18b.org/

The Neon Boneyard

Why: Colors, colors, and colors. Note: session fee of $200/hr.

Visit: http://www.neonmuseum.org/

Fremont Experience

Why: Unlike Neon Boneyard, no fee. Lots of neon lights and old style signs. Feels like “old Las Vegas”

Visit: http://www.vegasexperience.com/

The strip

Why: City Center, Casino exhibits.

Visit: http://www.vegas.com/lounge/map.html

The Springs Preserve

Why: Colors, rich in plant/flower backdrops, nature galore, some concrete wall backdrops also to mix in for completely different session.

Visit: http://www.springspreserve.org/

Nelson Ghost Town

Why:It is about an hour from town and the charge is $10 per hour to shoot there. It has so many amazing things that are sure to make your photos amazing.

The dry lake bed

Why: Lake bed being light in color provides good reflection and fill of light, can remove a lot of harsh shadows, and provides for easier fill/lighting.

Visit: http://www.examiner.com/article/model-shoot-locations-dry-lake-bed-southeast-of-las-vegas

Lake Las Vegas

Why: Lots of colorful backdrops with retail stores, lake, mountains, golf course.

Visit: http://www.lakelasvegas.com/

Spring Mountain ranch

Why: 15 miles west of Las Vegas, via Blue Diamond Rd., in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Check for entry fee.

Visit: http://parks.nv.gov/parks/spring-mountain-ranch-state-park/

Mt Charleston

Why: Trees. nature, mountain. Seasonal appeal with possibility of snow.

Visit: http://www.vegas.com/attractions/outside_lasvegas/mountcharleston.html

Calico Basin

Why: Walkway provides railing bokeh shots, greenery in the backdrops, sitting and laying poses in grass with rock backdrops, colorful backgrounds, shaded areas.

Visit: http://www.birdandhike.com/Bird/Red_Rocks/Calico_Basin/_Calico_Basin.htm

Red Rock

Why:Colorful amazing backdrops with amazing landscape scenery.

Visit: http://www.redrockcanyonlv.org/

Floyd Lamb park

Why: 680 acre Floyd Lamb Park is a welcome oasis in the desert of northwest Las Vegas. With its wildlife, lush vegetation, lakes and views of the Sheep and Spring Mountain Ranges, Floyd Lamb is a natural park unique to the typical Las Vegas urban experience.

Visit: http://www.lasvegasnevada.gov/Find/21180.htm

The Wetlands

Why: Trails, water, greenery, animals(wildlife)

Visit: http://www.clarkcountynv.gov/wetlandspark

Google Image Examples: HERE

Town Square

Why:is a great spot for modern urban backgrounds. One of my favorites.

Heritage Museum

Why: on boulder highway has some really cool retro buildings and trains which are great for photos.

Green Valley Ranch – Henderson. Courtyard, landscaping, double staircase

Calico Basin – near Red Rock. wild flowers, long gvrass, mountain backgrounds.

Monte Carlo – old style fountains, classy

 

New York New York Hotel – architecture backdrops

 

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