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dance-dance-immolation / The natural successor to "Dance Dance Revolution," is, of course, "Dance Dance Immolation," which blasts misstepping participants with flame

serpent-mother-closeup / This 168-foot long metal sculpture at Burning Man is called the "Serpent Mother," which breathes fire and was created by the Flaming Lotus Girls

serpent-mother / This 168-foot long metal sculpture at Burning Man is called the "Serpent Mother," which breathes fire and was created by the Flaming Lotus Girls

burning-man-at-night / Soon-to-be-incinerated Burning Man sculpture at night

burning-man-dust-devil / Dust devil, or whirlwind, in the desert at Burning Man

string-and-metal-art-installation / This string and metal art installation, shown in a time-lapse photo, let passers-by play it with provided instruments

zeppelin-art-car-burning-man / A zeppelin-shaped art car at Burning Man

uchronia-burning-man / This mammoth cave-like sculpture, nicknamed the Belgian Waffle, is properly called "Uchronia"

uchronia-sculpture-belgian / This mammoth cave-like sculpture, created by Belgian artists, is properly called "Uchronia"

conexus-cathedral-burning-man / The Conexus Cathedral, a magnificent art installation rising over 50 feet in the air from the playa floor

burning-man-cathedral-wedding / A naked couple, who said they have nothing to hide, get married in the Conexus Cathedral at Burning Man

cactus-on-fire / The best way to stay warm during a chilly desert evening: a cactus that breathes fire

death-guild-thunderdome-fight / Death Guild's Thunderdome at Burning Man: "Two men enter, one man leaves"

death-guild-thunderdome-fighting / Death Guild's Thunderdome at Burning Man: "Days Since Last Injury: 0"

death-guild-thunderdome-burning-man / Death Guild's Thunderdome at Burning Man: ritual combat with soft objects that still look threatening

death-guild-thunderdome / Death Guild's Thunderdome at Burning Man: ritual combat with soft objects that still look threatening

sculpture-with-fire-center-camp / Sculpture holding fire at Center Camp at Burning Man

sculpture-with-fire-burning-man / Sculpture pouring out fire at Center Camp at Burning Man

burning-man-internet-connection / Member of "Camp I Am" at 8:45 and Esplanade adjusts directional WiFi antenna pointing at Center Camp for Internet access at Burning Man

camp-i-am-payphone-atm / Brad Templeton and other members of "Camp I Am" set up a (working but free) payphone and playa-style ATM at Burning Man

department-of-tethered-aviation / Department of Tethered Aviation, who fly ultralight kites, gave out these colorful ones at Burning Man

burning-man-costumes / Tip for those planning costumes at Burning Man: keep it short and skimpy, if you can, or beaded, furred, and flashy

burning-man-see-saw / A true Burning Man project: An industrial-strength see-saw

burning-man-star-wars-art-car / An "art car" at Burning Man that looks like one of those vehicles that the Jawas drove in Star Wars on Tatooine

cirque-bezerk / The big top at Burning Man's Cirque Bezerk, akin to a mildly risque version of Cirque du Soleil

burning-man-crossroads / Crossroads at Burning Man, pointing to Seattle, Detroit, Cape Town

burning-man-pink-blue-green-red-costume / A red, pink, blue, and green costume at Burning Man

burning-man-stilts / Stilts are a popular way to explore the playa at Burning Man

center-camp-message-board / Center Camp's colorful and disorganized message board at Burning Man

burning-man-cat-art-car / Everyone at Burning Man should try a ride in a cat-shaped furry car at least once

burning-man-evil-art-car / This art car at Burning Man was both colorful and satisfyingly evil

burning-man-stilts-walking / Walking with stilts is a popular way to explore the playa at Burning Man

stay-cool / Walking behind a truck spraying water is one way to stay cool

evolution-in-action-art / Art project at Burning Man showing evolution in action

burning-man-playa-2006 / Center of the playa, the Burning Man sculpture, in 2006

windsurfing-burning-man / Dry-land windsurfing on the Burning Man desert at 4,000 feet above actual sea level

burning-man-bunnies / Burning Man attendees dressed up, loosely, as bunnies pose for photographs

burning-man-rabbits / Burning Man attendees dressed up, loosely, as rabbits pose for photographs

burning-man-temple-closeup / Closeup of missives to loved ones written on the temple at Burning Man, created by artist Mark Grieve

burning-man-temple-missives / Missives to loved ones are written on the temple at Burning Man, created by artist Mark Grieve

portapotties-burning-man / Portapotties: the worst part of the Burning Man experience

uchronia-sculpture / This mammoth cave-like sculpture, nicknamed the Belgian Waffle, is properly called "Uchronia"

burning-man-martian / Burning Man's harsh desert environment resembles Mars, as this metal sculpture resembles a Martian lander from War of the Worlds

burning-man-war-of-the-worlds / Burning Man's harsh desert environment resembles Mars, as this metal sculpture resembles a Martian lander from War of the Worlds

burning-man-fabric-art / A white fabric and art installation at Burning Man, around 8:30 and Esplanade

fire-organ / A mobile art exhibit at Burning Man: an organ that emits both fire and surprisingly recognizable musical notes

burning-man-fire-organ / A mobile art exhibit at Burning Man: an organ that emits both fire and surprisingly recognizable musical notes

fire-organ-burning-man / A mobile art exhibit at Burning Man: an organ that emits both fire and surprisingly recognizable musical notes

critical-tits-ride-2006-1 / Thousands of women empower themselves by going topless in the 2006 "Critical Tits" ride at Burning Man

critical-tits-ride-2006-2 / Thousands of women empower themselves by going topless in the 2006 "Critical Tits" ride at Burning Man

critical-tits-ride-2006-3 / Thousands of women empower themselves by going topless in the 2006 "Critical Tits" ride at Burning Man

critical-tits-ride-2006-4 / Thousands of women empower themselves by going topless in the 2006 "Critical Tits" ride at Burning Man

critical-tits-ride-2006-5 / Thousands of women empower themselves by going topless in the 2006 "Critical Tits" ride at Burning Man

critical-tits-ride-2006-6 / Thousands of women empower themselves by going topless in the 2006 "Critical Tits" ride at Burning Man

critical-tits-ride-2006-7 / Thousands of women empower themselves by going topless in the 2006 "Critical Tits" ride at Burning Man

critical-tits-ride-2006-8 / Thousands of women empower themselves by going topless in the 2006 "Critical Tits" ride at Burning Man

critical-tits-ride-2006-9 / Thousands of women empower themselves by going topless in the 2006 "Critical Tits" ride at Burning Man

critical-tits-ride-2006-10 / Thousands of women empower themselves by going topless in the 2006 "Critical Tits" ride at Burning Man

critical-tits-ride-2006-11 / Thousands of women empower themselves by going topless in the 2006 "Critical Tits" ride at Burning Man

cupcake-art-cars / Probably the most unique art cars in 2006: mobile cupcakes

serpent-mother-by-day / This 168-foot long metal sculpture at Burning Man is called the "Serpent Mother," which breathes fire and was created by the Flaming Lotus Girls

entheon-village-burning-man / Entheon Village at Burning Man, which includes the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies and the Chapel of Sacred Mirrors

pink-bus-burning-man / A double-decker pink bus roams the playa at Burning Man, playing music and dispatching dancers

burning-man-pink-bus / A double-decker pink bus roams the playa at Burning Man, playing music and dispatching dancers

death-guild-thunderdome-by-day / Death Guild's Thunderdome at Burning Man: "Fights last as long as we say"

metal-sculpture-center-camp / A metal sculpture at Burning Man's Center Camp emits fire at night

red-metal-sculpture-center-camp / This metal sculpture at Burning Man's Center Camp was made of reflective red panels

burning-man-dance / An impromptu dance at Burning Man

burning-man-mondo-spider / The Mondo Spider, a Burning Man-funded art project, with legs that move independently and can turn in circles

mondo-spider / The Mondo Spider, a Burning Man-funded art project, with legs that move independently and can turn in circles

department-of-homeland-security-at-burning-man / This Black Rock City "Homeland Security" agent probably wasn't the real thing

burning-man-white-fabric-art / A white fabric and art installation at Burning Man, around 8:30 and Esplanade

burning-man-erogenous-zone / Burning Man's "Erogenous Zone," around 8:45 and Anxiety, with seats and shade structures that resembled large furry genitalia

martian-art-project-sunset / What resembles a Martian attack vehicle from War of the Worlds is an art project framed by a sunset here in Black Rock City

martian-art-project / What resembles a Martian attack vehicle from War of the Worlds is an art project framed by a sunset here in Black Rock City

burning-man-temple / Burning Man attendees write missives to loved ones on the temple, created by artist Mark Grieve, that's burnt at the end of the festival

starry-bamboo-mandala / Called the "Starry Bamboo Mandala," this 55 foot tall structure was built by well-known artist Gerard Minakawa

burning-man-2006 / Dusk falls over Black Rock City at Burning Man 2006

bride-at-sunset / Bride at Burning Man at sunset

burning-man-2006-fire / Fire dancers spin before the Burning Man sculpture is lit

burning-man-2006-fire-spinners / Fire spinners before the Burning Man sculpture is lit on Saturday night

burning-man-fire-dancers / Fire dancers perform before the Burning Man sculpture is lit on Saturday night

burning-man-fire-dancers / Fire dancers perform before the Burning Man sculpture is lit on Saturday night

burning-man-fire-march / Fire dancers march toward the Burning Man sculpture, which seems to be distorted by the heat from the flame

before-the-burn / Fire spinners perform in front of the Burning Man sculpture before Saturday evening's burn

burning-man-fireworks-2006 / Fireworks erupt from the Burning Man sculpture as he's lit aflame on Saturday evening

burning-man-fireworks / Fireworks erupt from the Burning Man sculpture as he's lit aflame on Saturday evening

burning-man-fire-1 / Flame engulfs the Burning Man sculpture during the annual Saturday evening ritual

burning-man-fire-2 / Flame engulfs the Burning Man sculpture during the annual Saturday evening ritual

burning-man-fire-3 / Flame engulfs the Burning Man sculpture during the annual Saturday evening ritual

 

Declan McCullagh is a photographer who lives and works in San Francisco, California. His photographs are available for licensing and for purchase as signed custom prints.

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