Author(s): Hunter Barnes (By (photographer))
Photographer Hunter Barnes (born 1977) has an extraordinary ability to document aspects of culture and communities ignored by the mainstream and often misrepresented in the modern American narrative. In this most recent work, he explores the Las Vegas that was. These photographs celebrate the old Vegas, the people who shaped the town in its heyday. Not much of it remains, but here are the people and landmarks that endure today - that represent the life 'Off the Strip.' Hunter's powerful portraits remember those in 'the greatest town you could live in [where] the spirit of old Las Vegas still remains.'