97 Degrees, 80% Humidity, & Great Light!

The beginning of September seems to be the god of Summer’s last chance to remind us of it’s power to inflict serious levels of sweaty discomfort. At least that’s how it seemed a couple of weeks ago here in SoCal.  The entire week was 90-100 degrees F and hella-humid.  Of course, if you’re in SoCal, […]

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One Shot: The Watcher, A Lesson in Managing Fear

“I always feel like somebody’s watching me. And I have no privacy. …I always feel like somebody’s watching me. Tell me is it just a dream…” Rockwell – Somebody’s Watching Me

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Tone, Texture, and Rain

Up until recently, you were more likely to see a leprechaun, riding a unicorn on Main Street while juggling rainbows than experience a rainy day in LA.   Lately, though, we’ve been getting a lot of rain.  I’m talkin’ about the kind of rain that creates mudslides, flash floods, and car-swallowing sinkholes.

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Quick!…what’s the first thing that comes to mind when I say “Cornhole”? If you’re like me, the answer is “Beavis and Butt-Head“.  Nope…that’s “Cornholio”.  Suffice to say, I didn’t really know what it was.  So imagine my surprise when a couple of weeks ago, I was in a So-Cal town, Santa Paula, where the residents […]

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Dakota Pipeline Protest, LA

Don’t go near the water Don’t you think it’s sad What’s happened to the water Our water’s going bad Oceans, rivers, lakes and streams Have all been touched by man The poison floating out to sea Now threatens life on land     Johnny Cash – Don’t Go Near the Water

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Winter’s Shadows

 I love winter’s light! Well…I’ve gotta admit, I love all types of light, but I  particularly enjoy the low angled, winter’s morning light we get in LA.  It varies from harsh to mellow and never fails to create depth, texture and, of course, spectacular shadows.  

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