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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Cornholio…?

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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One Shot: Working Man, Living the Dream

I get up at seven, yeah And I go to work at nine I got no time for livin’ Yes, I’m workin’ all the time It seems to me I could live my life A lot better than I think I am I guess that’s why they call me They call me the workin’ man… […]

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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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