Many of my favorite “street” photographs barely have people in them. I’ve always thought that the popular definition of street photography is too limited. It simply strikes me as too broad a term for such a specific aesthetic. It’s easy add a prefix like “environmental” or “urban” to other photographic categories like portraiture or landscape […]
Better late than never… East Hollywood & DTLA…
This week I was absolutely destroyed by a really bad cold. As a result, I took just one photo this week. Luckily, it was a keeper.
This weeks set of images come from one of my favorite parts of the city near the intersection of Western and Sunset. For those who are unfamiliar this is in the heart of Hollywood, far from any tours or glamour. It’s one of the most vibrant parts of Los Angeles and I always enjoy documenting […]
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 […]
The sunshine returned last Friday so I was able to get back to work out in the street. I mostly photographed Van Nuys and Pasadena this past week. Enjoy!
I just added a new photo essay to my portfolio titled “Getting There”. It’s based on a few thoughts I have about the importance of public transportation in a major city and how using it keeps us connected as human beings. You can find the complete set at: Getting There.