Had a great time this past weekend at Night On Broadway in DTLA. The historic theaters along Broadway opened their doors to the public and offered free entertainment (drinks extra). I took upon the opportunity to capture photos of these rarely seen venues. This is the opulent LA Theatre where Charlie Chaplin would premier his movies […]
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On my only day in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil the rain was pouring down. So I did something I hadn’t done in years. I went to church. This baroque church is the Igreja Nossa Senhora Do Carmo in Pelourinho. From the outside, this small church is not very impressive, but inside it glimmers full of […]
We get some pretty nice sunsets in Southern California but every now and then we get a spectacular, out-of-this-world sunset. Last Wednesday, Jan. 7, was one of those days. I was very fortunate to witness as Helios hauled his Sun Chariot across the sky over Manhattan Beach.
It is said that traveling to Cuba transports you back in time. That is very true. Especially if you visit the town of Trinidad with its cobblestone streets and centuries old architecture. A wooden carriage with horse is still a very common method of transportation. I walked around all day just soaking in the history […]
If there is one thing Rio de Janeiro is known for is its many famous beaches. Ipanema Beach is full of the beautiful people, Leblon Beach is where the rich kids hang out and Copacabana is full of tourists. My personal favorite is Praia Vermelha with it’s scenic views of Sugarloaf Mountain, calm waters, light […]
I hung out with a bunch of cool Los Angeles photographers a few years ago and we went out to photograph the LA skyline from the downtown rooftops. The evening fog was rolling in right after sunset. That’s when the colors in the sky and the lights in the city began to explode. Click photo for […]
In my last post, I shared Part One of my expedition through the Yucatan jungles of Mexico with a group of explorers who are huge aficionados of Maya ruins. As I mentioned in the post, our goal was to retrace and locate some of the Mayan ruins that were documented by the French explorer Michel Peissel in his 1963 book […]