Daniel Leivick is a landscape photographer from California. He is an MFA candidate at the ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts. He graduated from Stanford University in 2009 where he studied mechanical engineering before pursuing an art degree. He has shown work at galleries in both the San Francisco Bay Area and Phoenix.
Title: Border Patrol and Tailing Piles
Description: During operation the mine produced mountains of waste rock (right) and smelter tailings (left). Since the closure of the mine, the Ajo's primary industries have become the US Border Patrol and services for RVs.
Keywords: Border, Demolition, Panorama, Transportation, All Images
Title: Ajo Pit #1
Description: The New Cordelia open pit copper mine at sun set. While minerals have been gathered in the area for centuries, open pit operations began in Ajo in 1916 and ended following a strike in 1985.
Keywords: Desert, Panorama, All Images