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Las Vegas During “Earth Hour”
As I arrived in Las Vegas for a 12 day trip across Utah, Nevada, and California, I was already lucky. Purely by chance, I was arriving in Sin City just two hours before the Strip was set to go dark — or at least, dim — in recognition of 2009’s Earth Hour. The 60 minute blackout was supposed to raise awareness about energy use, while forcing people in green households to trip over the coffee table in pitch blackness. The intentions didn’t matter much to me. I was just excited to get the chance to photograph the Strip during a …