Bonnie Springs Ranch

Zak, Nick and Aaron investigate ghostly activity at a Nevada ranch built in 1843 that now serves as a tourist attraction.

Photos

Skateboarder

Skateboarder

Aaron Goodwin captured this shot of a skateboarder in a massive drainage ditch in Henderson, NV. Aaron shot with a Canon EOS 7D.
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skateboarders in a tunnel

skateboarders in a tunnel

When shooting in a tunnel, change your setting to AV (Aperture Priority), which allows you to change your F-Stop that controls your shutter speed. Your shutter speed will slow down as it gets darker. 960 1280

  

Selfie of Aaron Goodwin

Selfie of Aaron Goodwin

In this image, Aaron used a remote trigger with his iPhone to position the camera away from him and out of reach in order to get the perfect shot. 960 1280

  

underneath shot of a skateboarders board

underneath shot of a skateboarders board

When you're shooting your subject, focus on the shadow and not the person. Here, Aaron took shots from different angles to enhance the overall quality of the photo. 960 1280

  

Selfie of Aaron Goodwin

Selfie of Aaron Goodwin

Spinning on a chair creates the perfect selfie with a motion blur background. 960 1280

  

aaron goodwin captures a selfie standing next to an RV

aaron goodwin captures a selfie standing next to an RV

Aaron shoots a reflecting selfie off the side of an Airstream RV in Las Vegas. 960 1280

  

Red Rock Canyon sunset

Red Rock Canyon sunset

Aaron captures a low shot of the cactus and the sun setting over the Red Rock Canyon. 960 1280

  

Panoramic picture of Red Rock Canyon sunset

Panoramic picture of Red Rock Canyon sunset

Using a Sony Alpha NEX-7, Aaron captures a beautiful shot of the sun setting behind the Red Rock Canyon Mountains in Nevada. Originally a full-size photo, this shot was cropped into a panoramic. 960 1280

  

BLT sanwich from Hash House A Go Go

BLT sanwich from Hash House A Go Go

Aaron shoots with a Sony DSC-RX100 to capture a high shot of a classic but extremely delicious shot of a BLT sandwich at Hash House a Go Go. 960 1280

  

Chicken and waffle at Hash House A Go Go

Chicken and waffle at Hash House A Go Go

Using natural light and different angels, Aaron captures a tasty shot of Hash House A Go Go’s Chicken and Waffles. Be creative when you shoot (i.e. from the side, at an angle). The shot doesn’t always have to be head-on. 960 1280

  

Chicken and Waffles with a colorful drink

Chicken and Waffles with a colorful drink

Adding color to a muted photo -- in this case, a colorful drink -- accentuates the photo. 960 1280

  

Lou Ruvo building in Nevada

Lou Ruvo building in Nevada

Using a Canon EOS 5D Mark III, Aaron takes the perfect shot of Lou Ruvo. When taking architectural shots, take advantage of the sun setting to capture a cool sun flare on the building. Aaron chooses to focus on the various lines on the outside of the building, rather than the entire building. 960 1280

  

Vertical shot of the inside of Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

Vertical shot of the inside of Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

A vertical shot of Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, designed by Frank Gehry. While shooting, Aaron used a series of settings. In post/edit mode, the 3 shots were merged together to create the perfect shot, as pictured here. 960 1280

  

Nick, Reverend James, and another Silver Queen Hotel worker pose inside the Silver Queen Hotel where the guys recorded their first visual evidence. 960 1280

  

Zak waited 7 years to be able to investigate St. Mary's Hospital now St. Mary's Art Center. 960 1280

  

St. Mary's Hospital used to used to treat patients suffering from gun shot wounds and mining accidents in Virginia City. 960 1280

  

Reverend James of the Silver Queen Hotel and Wedding Chapel poses for the camera. 960 1280

  

Zak uses an old photo as a guide to see where the old cemetery on St. Mary's Art Center's grounds was located. 960 1280

  

Zak with St. Mary's Art Center caretaker Angela Zelasko who shares stories from the 1800s. 960 1280

  

Zak interviews Reverend James outside of the Silver Queen Hotel. 960 1280

  

Ron, owner of St. Mary's Art Center, tells the story of a former patient who burned himself to death, taking the life of a nurse as well. 960 1280

  

Zak talks with Missy, the bartender at the Ponderosa Saloon. 960 1280

  

Camera crew films a woman entertaining on the front porch. 960 1280

  

Zak during an interview on the Virginia City boardwalk. 960 1280

  

The National Hotel is a historic landmark, and it is one of the longest continually run hotels west of the Rocky Mountains. 960 1280

  

Zak and Aaron interview two police officers outside the hotel where a suicide took place in 2007. 960 1280

  

Kevin, a local drug dealer, took his life when local police came to arrest him. 960 1280

  

Nick taking a break from filming in front of the National Hotel. 960 1280

  

Zak talks to some local townspeople around the National Hotel. Former hotel guests have report seeing several different apparitions, the most notorious being one of a little girl who plays in the hallways. 960 1280

  

While learning about the National Hotel, the guys hear that the town's underground tunnels and caves have a great deal of paranormal activity as well. 960 1280

  

The bar inside the National Hotel showcases some of the hotel's historic artifacts. 960 1280

  

Zak enters the mining cavern under the Old Brewery. 960 1280

  

These shafts are the final resting place for many Chinese workers, who died inside these caves during the times of the Gold Rush. 960 1280

  

Zak shows off his dance moves with a Nevada City local. 960 1280

  

Aaron gets pranked for falling asleep on the job. 960 1280

  

Zak and Nick set up a shot in a local Spirit House shop in town. 960 1280

  

The guys hope to contact the spirit of Kevin in Room 80 where he took his life. 960 1280