Bonnie Springs Ranch

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

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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

  

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Zak, Nick and Aaron started their "ghost adventures" careers by driving right through this town. 960 1280

  

Story has it 2 miners stole gold. Their bodies were found dead underneath the steel-lined money vault with no money. 960 1280

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The Mizpah Hotel built in 1908, is a storied hotel and casino during the Nevada Gold Rush. 960 1280

  

Zak fools around for the camera. 960 1280

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However, the search for gold transformed the hotel into a place of corruption and disaster. 960 1280

  

Zak runs out of a mining tunnel fearing it may collapse. 960 1280

  

The Club House saloon, Tonopah Liquor Co. and The Hock Shop in town. 960 1280

  

Zak interviews a man and woman inside of a coffee bar. 960 1280

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Before getting locked down, the guys take a stool down memory lane to the Castle house, the site of their first investigation. 960 1280

  

One of Mizpah's mysteries is the infamous "Lady in Red," who was stabbed to death in the hotel. Years later, a stain spontaneously appeared in the hallway where she was found dead many years before. 960 1280

  

Senator Key Pittman's demise in the hotel. It is said that he was found dead in a tub full of ice at Mizpah Hotel. 960 1280

  

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