The crowd at Philippe the Original in downtown Los Angeles on a Sunday afternoon. One of the oldest restaurants in L.A., Philippe still draws a hefty collection of customers. Part of the DTLA Photowalk series. Philippe the Original is said to be where the French Dip sandwich was first seen back in 1908. Some 110 years later, it’s still thriving, as you can tell from the crowd shot above. Yes, it’s that way often. Behind the counter at Philippe the Original in downtown Los Ang
When the winter comes, and the ocean waves get really crazy and dramatic, what’s a photographer to do? Jump out of his or her chair, throw a memory card into the camera and run down to the beach to capture them, right? We got some really large, aggressive waves in the South Bay this week, unusually heftier than usual. So on 12/18/18, I got down to Manhattan Beach and Hermosa Beach to document them. Photos are fun, but please enjoy the video as well, where the crashes seem way
The summer is long over and the crowds should be gone, but they’re not. There’s always a party, and a huge smorgasbord of street performers, vendors selling everything from your name on a piece of rice and miniature skulls to little painted surfboards and bawdy swimsuits and throngs of tourists. More than 10 million people yearly come to visit this only-in-LA attraction, according to the local Chamber of Commerce, which says Venice is the No. 2 tourist draw in Southern Califo
In the world’s busiest intersection, some 1,000 people make a mad dash during prime time to get from one side of the street to the other, in a massive five way crosswalk. Dashing across the five-way crosswalk that is the Shibuya Scramble of Tokyo. Part of the #SoCalPhotowalks series by Jefferson Graham And they have just 45 seconds to do it. The Shibuya Scramble is easily the most photographed tourist attraction in Japan, and why not? It’s got everything–happy people, action,
Morning in Manhattan Beach, our favorite time of the day. Part of the #SoCalPhotowalks series by Jefferson Graham Our favorite time of day in Manhattan Beach is the early morning, when it’s just us, a few joggers and a whole lot of birds enjoying the quiet and peace before the crowds arrive. We hope you enjoy this morning of beach zen–let us know and we’ll continue posting them.
Shot on an iPhone 7 Plus and handheld at 6:30 a.m. on 9/20/17. #nofilter #manhattanbeachphotowalk
Manhattan Beach is the quintessential Los Angeles beach town, a little oasis tucked away from the big city.
We’re a small community of 35,000 folks, flanked by the Pacific ocean, and the theme everywhere is waves, water and an ocean breeze.
The average daily temperature is 78 degrees. What to do when visiting Manhattan Beach? It’s a question we get a lot. Stay tuned for some answers. In our latest post, we offer our suggestions on how to spend your day, centered, naturally,
Our favorite time of day is early, early morning, before the sun comes up, when it’s just us, the birds, some random joggers and surfers out on the streets of Manhattan Beach and Hermosa Beach.
We invite you to join our pre-dawn activities, when we join the flock and soar above the Pier, Roundhouse, lifeguard stations, Pier Avenue, Good Stuff and other local sights of the South Bay and watch our videos of early mornings at the beach. #manhattanbeachphotowalk #roundhouse #her