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Ending 2018 in Los Angeles, part 2

Continuing from yesterday’s post with more photos from the visit Kat and I had to downtown Los Angeles. ~SueBee    

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Ending 2018 in Los Angeles, part 1

Kat and I took the train from the Orange depot to Union Station in downtown Los Angeles two days ago. We wanted to visit the Natural History Museum before her membership and guest passes expired. Getting to the Museum was quite an adventure, though. The train to L.A. was a simple straight shot, no problem. […]

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Look Up at Union Station

Happy Friday! I took this picture yesterday while hoping not to get plowed into by people rushing past as I pointed my camera waaaay up at the ceiling. This was in the East Terminal at Union Station in downtown Los Angeles. Rather dizzying I must say. ~SueBee

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Brewery Artwalk, Spring 2018

(28 photos) I made a brief stop at the Brewery Artwalk in downtown Los Angeles this past Sunday. I didn’t have too much time to wander the fascinating artist lofts and studios, but did catch a few. I must admit that while exploring the artistic creativity that’s in abundance there, the historical setting catches my […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Rise/Set

This week’s Photo Challenge is Rise/Set… we’re asked to showcase sunrise or sunset. I chose two sunsets, both taken in Southern California, featuring silhouettes. The beach picture was taken near Newport Beach Pier. The city skyline was taken from the parking structure rooftop at The Grove, a beautiful, outdoors shopping center on the west side […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Variations of a Theme

Variations of a Theme is this week’s Photo Challege from WoodPress. I chose records, aka albums, LP’s, licorice pizza, platters… for my theme. The pictures were taken at The Last Bookstore, an incredible place for books and records in downtown Los Angeles. ~SueBee

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Downtown Los Angeles from the Westside

Photos taken a couple years ago of Los Angeles city center at the golden hour as the sun was sinking into the Pacific Ocean. I’ve been glancing through countless folders of pictures… thought I’d upload some oldies but goodies once in awhile. ~SueBee

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Weathered

WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge asked us to interpret Weathered. For my entry, I’m including a few pictures I took downtown Los Angeles of the very weathered signage and exterior decor of the Palace Theatre. Per their website , “The Palace Theatre opened on June 26, 1911 as the Orpheum Theatre—the third home of Orpheum vaudeville in […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Rounded

I chose the gorgeous, fascinating, rounded, living maze sculpture from the Getty Museum in Los Angeles to fulfill this Week’s Photo Challenge: Rounded. I took this picture a few years ago and it immediately popped to mind for the challenge. ~SueBee

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Corner

This week’s Photo Challenge asks for a picture of a corner. I chose this corner in the Grand Central Market in downtown Los Angeles. As told by the sign, it’s 100 years old, and a suitable corner for the challenge, in my view.  I took the picture because of the year; it’s the one when […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Collage

I’m entering the Weekly Photo Challenge, Collage, with a picture I took at the Brewery Artwalk in downtown Los Angeles. The numbered sock draped over the top really sets it off, don’t you think? ~SueBee

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Wish

My entry into this week’s Photo Challenge topic of Wish was taken in downtown Los Angeles. My wish is the same millions of others wish for, that we’re not sorted and classified into categories. We’re one, simply human. ~SueBee

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadow

(2 photos) This week’s photo challenge asks us for an image of a shadow. Taking shadow pictures was a great hobby when Kat and I used to go out ‘n about, exploring Southern California. We took dozens of selfie shadow pictures over the years. These days we spend our free time planning her upcoming wedding! […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Solitude

This week’s photo challenge asks us to give examples of solitude. I chose to feature a photo I took of The Little Tramp, Charlie Chaplin, in a moment of solitude at the historic Bradbury Building in downtown Los Angeles. I joined Charlie on the bench after taking this picture… we had a nice chat about solitude. […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Ambience

My interpretation of this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge on the word Ambience has purposely veered off norm due to upcoming events in America this Friday, January 20, bringing fear, dismay, and anxiety. I took this photo while walking in downtown Los Angeles, the contrast a stark reminder of my fortune in life. ~SueBee Lonely Man Shall […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge, Transmogrify

My contributions for this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge: Transmogrify (“to change in appearance or form, especially strangely or grotesquely; transform”),were taken at the Brewery Artwalk in Downtown Los Angeles, and seem to represent a change of appearance or form! ~SueBee

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Chair and Mask

Today’s Foto Fix was taken at the Brewery Artwalk in downtown Los Angeles. As a reminder, the Artwalk is happening this coming weekend, Oct 22-23! ~SueBee

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Ships to Load

Daily Foto Fix taken during a tour of Long Beach and Los Angeles harbors. ~SueBee

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From the Rose Garden

This shot of a colorful rose was taken at the huge rose garden at Exhibition Park in downtown Los Angeles. Per Wikipedia, “The Exposition Park Rose Garden is a historic 7-acre sunken garden located in Exposition Park in Los Angeles, California. It has been called “one of the city’s best-kept secrets”. It was added to the National […]

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Tour during wedding set-up, Heritage Square

(18 photos in gallery) I took a long-overdue tour recently of a place that’s fascinated me for years, the Heritage Square Museum near downtown Los Angeles. I arrived late afternoon on a very hot day, and discovered a wedding being set up. Our tour guide ignored all the wedding hustle and bustle; I guessed it […]

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