Return to East Rustic Road.


One sweltering day, sometime in July 2012, I left Van Nuys with my camera to escape the 105 degree heat. I got off the 405 and drove west, towards the ocean, along San Vicente, until I came into a picturesque canyon, shrouded in fog. I parked my car and ventured on foot to photograph the…

Escaping the Haze

No Vaccine, Adelaide Dr.

Seeking to escape the haze and home confinement, we went where we used to go on Sunday in normal times: Santa Monica. We parked on one of the wide, flat streets north of Montana, away from crowds. And we walked in masks that we imagined shielded us from dangers visible and invisible. At Adelaide and…

Glorious California: Some Photographs from UCLA’s Bartlett Collection.


Members of Santa Monica College Women's Row-A-Way Club, Santa Monica, 1935House with tiled roof, garden, and gated wall, Palm Springs, [1930s or 1940s?]California Bank, Brentwood office, Brentwood, [1957]Prefabricated steel home, [1930s?] UCLA's Adelbert Bartlett Collection has superb, hi-resolution images from the work of a commercial photographer who lived from 1887-1966 and worked in Southern California…