On a road trip from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 2000 I stumbled upon Wonder Valley, California. These are the remains of homesteads. In my down moments I photographed some of the few remaining residents who often spend the hot days and cooler nights at the one watering hole, The Palms.
James Wasserman is an editorial photographer working out of Beijing and Shanghai, China. His work focuses on environmental portraiture, reportage and travel photography. Clients like Time, Newsweek, Forbes, Inc. ESPN, Target, The Wall Street Journal, Eurasianet, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, ITVS, HBO, NIKE, Villanova University, Silkroad, Outpost, Ferrari, Women’s Wear Daily and many others have worked with James for editorial features shoots and marketing campaigns. When he’s not doing editorial work he’s focused on documentary projects that explore China’s explosive growth.