I’m happy to announce a major addition to my online portfolio, New American Landscapes. Using my experience documenting the changing urban landscape in L.A. as a starting point, I sought to capture a similar portrait of these unfamiliar cities. Although Los Angeles, Austin, Cambridge/Boston, and New Orleans are very different places it is easy to […]
Corner of Grand and Pico, Downtown Los Angeles 2007. This is one of my favorite photographs from my archive. It perfectly illustrates just how much this part of Los Angeles has changed in the past decade or so. This store is still there but it’s the only part of this picture that remains in place.
Liquor stores and corner markets are a fixture in most Los Angeles neighborhoods. I just added a set of photographs to my True Topographics project that documents these local establishments. You can find the complete essay at the link: Markets & Liquor Stores.
I’ve been going deep into my archives for a presentation at this year’s Photo L.A. fair and thought that I’d share a few of my favorite images from a while back. All the photographs in this post are from 2006/2007. Los Angeles has changed a great deal since then, the contrast between what some of […]
I’m fascinated by the concept of continuity as it applies to a body of work. With my own photography in particular, I’ve always considered it one never ending story, a visual representation of life in Los Angeles from my perspective. One aspect of this approach (and a byproduct of growing up here) is connection to […]