Who we are
Many people wanted to know more about us and the equipment we use. So here are some facts:
Daniel and Ligian Ter-Nedden, married, born 1973 and 1971. He's Swiss, she's Brazilian, both are living in Zurich, Switzerland.
Until 2003, Daniel was accompanied by his friend Carola Schibli. With her he discovered "ghosttowning" as a hobby.
Why and when we started ghosttowning:
It was in 1996 we got caught by the Ghost Town virus, during a "normal" vacation to the US. We were driving back to L.A. from Las Vegas, when decided to have a quick look at the tourist Ghost Town of Calico. Inside a shop there was a picture on the wall showing the city as it was around 1890. We found it interesting what had become of the city that once had over 3500 inhabitants. Back in L.A. we changed our vacation plans, bought some books on Ghost Towns and visited many of them, one of them was the famous Bodie Ghost Town. The buildings there were so picturesque that we couldn't stop taking pictures. Since then we have visited and photographed more than 200 Ghost Towns in nine states and our fascination for them is still strong.
Since 2003 we use Canon digital reflex cameras, an EOS-1Ds and an EOS-40D. Before, all pictures were shot using Canon reflex cameras on Fuji color print film. We used Kodak Photo CD to have the pictures digitized.
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