THE SECRET SWAMP OF MEMPHIS

February 17, 2018

 

To see the full project 'The Birds in the Pyramid' please click here 

 

In Memphis is a surprisingly surprising place. It seems that no one really knows about it outside the city - An outdoors shop located within an artificial swamp, within a full sized Pyramid which also contains an aquarium bowling alley. It is chock full of stuffed animals, rivers, neon and everything you need to survive the great outdoors. It also has America's tallest freestanding lift. 

 

Image Copyright Bass Pro shops and Big Cypress Lodge. 

 

For me info go here: http://www.memphistravel.com/trip-ideas/bass-pro-pyramid-memphis

 

This is the sort of place that dreams are made of - if your dreams manifest due to excessive cheese before bedtime. I loved it. 

 

In all seriousness, it's like nowhere on earth. I loved the awesome juxtapositions, the surreal scenarios and the filmic lighting - glorious.  

 

I created a series of photographs capturing the delights I discovered.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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