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Category Archive for 'Photography (mine)'

Soapbox Derby

I headed downtown to check out the soapbox derby. It was CRAZY crowded. I heard one estimate of 100,000 people, and I’d bet good money that about 90 percent of them were all within about 1 square foot of where I was. There were plenty of crazy cars and costumes to make pictures of.

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I took a drive through Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks making pictures of soaring vistas, tall trees, playful wildlife and deep, dark caves.

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Blessing of the Animals

I headed over to Olvera Street today to photograph the annual Blessing of the Animals. There were a lot of little animals in a lot of little costumes. The procession went on for over an hour.

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Kite Festival

Redondo Beach put on a kite festival, so I went to make some photographs of kites. It was kind of interesting seeing all of the different kinds and colors of kites.

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I just got back from a road trip through the Southern United States. I’ll post a travelogue later, but for now, here are some Road Trip Photos. And, since I spent a few days in New Orleans, a separate album of just New Orleans Photos

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The Getty Villa put on some kind of Greek family festival today. I went because a group called The Boxtales was going to be reenacting stories from Homer’s Odyssey. They were surprisingly good, and now I’m thinking I want to try to see one of their longer “adult” shows. I also went because the Getty […]

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Spiders

I went to check out a bunch of spiders at the Los Angeles Natural History Museum. I was hoping there’d be a bit more variety/color, and I kind of wish I hadn’t just sold my macro lens, but you can see a few spider pictures. It was kind of a fun Halloween type of thing […]

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Grand Avenue Festival

The art community downtown put on a street festival today. I headed down there to check it out and take some photos. The festival web site said they were expecting 30,000 people I don’t think they came even close to that, but it was still a good time.

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Chinatown in Downtown Los Angeles put on a harvest moon festival with contortionists, martial artists, acrobats, moon cakes and even some telescopes to take a closer look at the moon. I took my camera.

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Chalk Art at Redondo Beach

Redondo Beach was hosting a chalk art festival, so I headed down there with my camera to take some pictures of the sidewalk art. It was mostly kids, so the art was mostly lousy, but there were a few nice pieces and a band and plenty of beach sunshine.

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