For photographer Ed Freeman, finding the places others have forgotten is simple: he looks at a map of the California desert, finds a tiny spot somewhere out of the way, and makes the drive.
He’s been on the road for decades, mostly as a musician, producer, and even as a road manager for The Beatles, but for seven years, he carved out time on his many adventures to make pictures along the side streets, nooks, and crannies of the long-mythologized Western United States.
Desert Realty is not a book about what’s real in the desert . . .