Filmmaker and photographer Adam Nawrot of Protoscience Media Lab recently shared his collection of photos that give us a glimpse at an old NYPD surveillance van that he put some elbow grease into and turned into a cozy little mobile home. The van allows Adam to travel all over and enjoy his “passion for exploration and storytelling.” The entire series of photos are available to view on Imgur and Instagram.
I spent about a month and a half shopping around on craigslist for used vans before I pulled the trigger on one. For me, bigger was better and I couldn’t be happier with what I ended up with, a 1997 Ford E-350 with 65,000 miles on it. It only gets ~10 miles to the gallon but it’s got a ton of room for activities!
I made the decision early on to avoid any sort of plumbing. Its gross and a hassle. So is finding places to poop, but to me that was the lesser of two evils. I decided that all I really needed was a bed, a good amount of storage and a place to work. I’m a photographer and filmmaker so what that translated to was a mobile editing studio. (read more)
images via adamnawrot