Photographing Near the Sepulveda Dam.


Tim Schneider:  Sepulveda Dam Recently, I photographed Tim near the Sepulveda Dam. He was visiting North America from Muenster, Germany, spending a few months traveling around from Cuba to Toronto to Chicago. He bought a used van in the Windy City and rode out to California, criss-crossing the country through Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Arizona…

Dima Otvertchenko’s Blue Hour Photographs


But at dusk, near sundown, the Blue Hour appears.

And photographer Dima Otvertchenko, a New Jersey raised shooter living in North Hollywood, has a particular sensitivity and artistry in capturing our valley after the sun has gone below horizon.

Observations Atop the 134 Bridge After the Storm.


After many days of successive, concussive waves of rain swirling into Los Angeles, the hills in Griffith Park were wet, green, and soaked. I walked there, yesterday afternoon, along the bike path, and the bridle path, at the point where the 134 roars alongside the LA River. The storm, now depleted, had moved east, sent into…

Yesterday in Burbank.


Yesterday in Burbank, the sky was clear, clouds sat high and moved fast, the sun sparkled, dust blew, and people rode horses on dirt trails. On this day, a film student from Canada put on a thermal shirt, petted a horse, picked up a shovel, tried on a jean jacket, and impersonated a life without…

Unstable Atmosphere/ Yesterday, a Strange Light


Yesterday, I went downtown. I took my camera. And I drove, in my meandering way, locally, hunting for light and shadow. I left Van Nuys and went through Griffith Park and picked up Glendale Blvd where it emerges in Silver Lake and runs down into Echo Park. Near Effie Street, I stopped. And I saw…

Los Angeles Housing Department


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