NAME: Video Decay
AUTHOR: Thomas Schultz, a photographer from Arizona.
DESCRIPTION: Wandering in a small mining town in Arizona, Thomas Schultz came across a garage containing old arcade cabinets. Star Wars or Zaxxon, these popular games from the past are now covered in dust. Head over to Schultz’s Flickr page to have a look at the full set.
AMUSEMENT RATE: You might feel sad seeing these once-glorious machines slowly rusting under the hot Arizona sun. They are the symbols of a long-gone era when arcades were the gathering point of all the youngsters of the area. Decay often makes for beautiful images, but please, pack up your nostalgia. It’s not like you would trade one of these machines for your PS3, right?