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Geoffrey Ellis, Class of 2013 on Feature Shoot

Photographer Geoffrey Ellis Channels the Debauched Spirit of 70s and 80s Vegas (NSFW)

by Amanda Gorence of Feature Shoot

Valley of the Meadows is San Francisco-based photographer Geoffrey Ellis‘ depiction of the Las Vegas that existed in the 1970s and 80s, a time when he says “the city was in a depressing downward spiral and the criminal entities running the city were slowly losing their grip.” This is the Vegas that was sandwiched between the Hollywood-esque days of high rollers and The Rat Pack in the 1950s and 60s and the transition in the 1990s and 2000s into “a family friendly destination which ultimately became a type of adult Disneyland.”

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