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andrew johnstone's Snapshots

  1. Dust

    Snapshot Title: Dust
    Taken by: andrew johnstone

    Image: Burning Man 2012
    Image Owner: Rich Gibson



    Description:

    As Gigapan pahtograper, Rich Gibson, was wrapping up the shot from the 80' boom lift a dust storm blew in to give a little "flavor" to the shot.



  2. "Fertilibee Lights"

    Snapshot Title: "Fertilibee Lights"
    Taken by: andrew johnstone

    Image: Burning Man 2012
    Image Owner: Rich Gibson



    Description:

    Another tradition of the Man base is a ring of structures around the Man Base to form a zone of introduction into the space. These are designed and built by Jack "Opa" Heye, and in this years theme of...



  3. "Haggis"

    Snapshot Title: "Haggis"
    Taken by: andrew johnstone

    Image: Burning Man 2012
    Image Owner: Rich Gibson



    Description:

    "Haggis", Andrew Johnstone, carries the honor as "Steward Of The Man" following the passing iof Rod Garrett in August 2011.
    Working with FBM founder, Larry Harvey, he concieves the design, look and f...



  4. Alpha

    Snapshot Title: Alpha
    Taken by: andrew johnstone

    Image: Burning Man 2012
    Image Owner: Rich Gibson



    Description:

    The neon crew is led by the amazing "Smoke Daddy" and tells me he knows every bump in the roads between LA and BRC.
    "Daddy" paid his own tribute to Departed City Designer, Rod Garrett, by making a ne...



  5. Wax wrappings.

    Snapshot Title: Wax wrappings.
    Taken by: andrew johnstone

    Image: Burning Man 2012
    Image Owner: Rich Gibson



    Description:

    The Man is encouraged to burn by wrappings of burlap sack cloth soacked in parafin wax. This is done in a tradition called "Waxing Of The Man". This happens before the Man is lifted when huge vats of ...



  6. Arm raising mechanism

    Snapshot Title: Arm raising mechanism
    Taken by: andrew johnstone

    Image: Burning Man 2012
    Image Owner: Rich Gibson



    Description:

    The iconic pose of The Man is with arms raised, but in reality he only adopts that form for 90 minutes before he burns on Saturday night. A steel hinge is connected to cables and pullies is emploies t...



  7. Heart of the Man

    Snapshot Title: Heart of the Man
    Taken by: andrew johnstone

    Image: Burning Man 2012
    Image Owner: Rich Gibson



    Description:

    A steel plate with a red glass heart. It is a marker for the crew that build the Man.
    Below the heart is a scroll (difficult to see here) with "ROD" cut into it as a tribute to Burning Man Designer R...