The first time I drove past the L.A. County Museum of Art, I couldn’t figure out what the big deal was with all the light poles. There were tons of people wandering up and down all the aisles of lights like it was some sort of religious experience. It wasn’t until I got out of […]
It was a warm afternoon when I was laying out on the deck of my suite at the Hilton. I was staring out at the Golden Gate Bridge and plotting various points on The Photographer’s Ephemeris to figure out where I wanted to photograph the bridge from during sunset. I couldn’t decide if I wanted […]
My wife and I went on a 2 day cruise to Ensenada aboard the Carnival Imagination last month. The grand atrium inside the ship was all sparkle and shine with neon lights every where and gold accents throughout. I spent quite a bit of time in the Grand Atrium exploring each of the floors for […]
Sparing no expense with first impressions, a grand entrance awaits in the lobby of the Bellagio, Las Vegas, affirming a sense of wealth and prosperity. As you enter, you’re greeted with the most exquisite glass chandelier, Fiori di Como. The chandelier is comprised of 2,000 hand blown blossoms, each done by the glass sculptor Dale […]
The Walt Disney Concert Hall in Downtown Los Angeles was designed by the architect Frank Gehry and is currently home to the Los Angeles Phil Harmonic. My wife and I recently had the pleasure of seeing the New World Symphony with Eschenbach at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. The acoustics inside the concert hall are […]
Los Angeles Union Station first opened in May 1939. The station now serves as a major transportation hub in Southern California to anyone wishing to commute into the Los Angeles area. It provides service to approximately 60,000 passengers a day via the Amtrak, Metrolink, Metro Red Line, Metro Purple Line, and Metro Gold Line rail […]
The Bank of California was established in 1864 and resides at 400 California Street, in San Francisco. This building was built between 1906-1908 and is now considered a historical landmark. Through various mergers and acquisitions over the years, the Bank of California has grown to become known now as Union Bank.
The Irvine Towers are a set of five buildings located in Irvine California. Combined, the five properties total 1,111,000 square feet. This part of Irvine is a central location for a majority of South Orange County’s work force. I would not advise wandering these premises with a camera though. There are closed-circuit television cameras everywhere […]