Joe Reifer

San Francisco night photographer Joe Reifer photographs abandoned places. His work features modern ruins, desert junkyards, and closed military bases. His favorite place to photograph is the desert under the full moon, with exposures typically ranging from 5 to 45 minutes. Joe has a strong background in traditional film photography, and a high level of technical expertise in digital imaging. He’s taught Photoshop classes at the Academy of Art University, and was an original beta-tester for Lightroom.

Joe blogs regularly about night photography, and is in his 3rd year of co-teaching a popular series of workshops at a Mojave Desert junkyard.