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Taking a break from my film desktops for a moment I found these images in my archives while I was looking for some other photos I needed and I remembered that I always did want to make desktops of them. Hopefully this is not a repeat post.. I have this feeling like I posted these back in my twistedsun days but I can’t remember, haha… well either way, here they are for your desktoping pleasure.

They were taken of an old pinball machine that had long sine stopped working and was sitting in pieces in a basement for years and years. It did make for a few interesting photos though. My favorite shot was one I took with the Canonet and I posted it to flickr a while ago.

Not so much to say this time around. I mostly just wanted to get these up for everyone. It seems like I’ve been on a roll here with desktops the last few days and it feels good. Heres hoping I can keep up this posting momentum!

Please, remember these are not to be used for any sort of commercial use (as defined in the terms of use inside the zip with the desktops) and to download these fine looking images simply CLICK OR RIGHT CLICK HERE to save the attached zip file. Both images are there in the same zip file so enjoy it and let me know what you think!


  1. Erik - October 13, 2008 at 11:19 am

    These are great – thanks for posting them. Makes me want to find a Pinball machine and kill a couple hours.

  2. Alex - October 14, 2008 at 5:17 am

    Great Work! Really liking these two, using the second one right now!

  3. Yasmina - October 15, 2008 at 5:37 am

    Well, to simply say its great, doesn’t seem like enough. Your photos tell a story, warm, old and mysterious one. Just like we always want. It’s such a gift to have ability to tell it. So, thanks, what else.

  4. john - October 15, 2008 at 10:37 am

    Thanks, for the comments and Erik I agree, these make me want to find a good pinball machine somewhere and play for a while, nothing like it really and its a shame they are harder and harder to come by..

    Yasmina, thank you for your kind words, really! It’s encouragement like that that keeps me out there shooting and looking for these stories to tell..

  5. Jovan Nikolic - September 3, 2009 at 5:44 am

    Nothing like good all pinball… Great one. :)

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