Best street photography from this week, covering North Hollywood and Pasadena.
It’s not often that a complete stranger asks you to take their picture but it happened to me yesterday. Chatted for a quick minute afterwards and kept it moving, but this guy was mad cool.
When I decided to incorporate street photography into my work, I wanted to examine people in the context of their surroundings. The urban environment and a sense of space is a critical element in my work, one that I wanted to continue to explore even with the addition of new elements to my compositions. It’s […]
Every time I go to the zoo with my family this guy in a suit is outside for pictures. He doesn’t work at the zoo and it could literally be anyone in that costume. It’s strange. There is no way in hell I’m paying him for a pic with my kids. My daughter asked me […]
This installment of my Weekly Recordings comes to you a day early. These photographs were all taken this week in Pasadena, CA. Click through for more work from this week and you can find much more of my street photography at my Los Angeles Recordings Instagram account (@l_a_recordings).
The real Hollywood Blvd. lies about a mile east of the tourist trap, where blocks are lined with stores instead of attractions and residents go about their daily routines.
The great lure of street photography is the potential to capture the “decisive moment” but that has never really been my objective. I’ve never romanticized street life, my personal and familial history provides me with a completely different perspective on the medium. I have very little interest in capturing spectacle, my gaze is focused on […]
Near the corner of Magnolia and Vineland in North Hollywood. Digital photograph shot with Fujifilm X70. 2018.