Late Afternoon Light and the Strangeness of Southern California
Late Afternoon Light and the Strangeness of Southern California
From the odder places at the beach, these are from Wednesday, June 8, 2005, almost all after 5:30 in the afternoon, when the light starts to get long. Venice Beach and inland from Venice Beach. It can be strange out here.

A note on these photographs:
If you use any of these photos for commercial purposes I assume you'll discuss that with me. These were shot with a Nikon D70 - lens AF-5 Nikor 18-70mm 1:35-4.5G ED - or AF Nikor 70-300mm telephoto.

Copyright 2005 - Alan M. Pavlik - All Rights Reserved
To go to Just Above Sunset, the weekly online magazine where you will find larger versions of some of these photos, with better resolution, click here: JAS.

Previous Photo Albums:

Hollywood Rides (LINK)
Manhattan and Hermosa Beach (LINK)
Botanicals and Oddities (LINK)
Venice California and its Canals (LINK)
A Flight in a Restored WWI B-17 (LINK)
Manhattan, New York (LINK)
An Odd Church Not Now What it Used To Be
An Odd Church Not Now What it Used To Be 
Sri Sri Radha-Govinda Gaudiya Math
305 Rose Avenue
Venice, CA 90291

In 1885, in accordance with the predecessor example of Sri Jiva Gosvami, Srila Saccidananda Bhaktivinoda Thakura founded a society called Visva-vaishnava-raja-sabha, or the Royal World Assembly of Vaishnavas, for the propagation of the mission of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (AD 1487-1534) who is the Supreme Lord Himself, and who mercifully appeared in this world to establish the supremacy of pure loving devotional service (pure bhakti) to the Supreme Lord as intrinsic nature of the soul and aim and object of human life and gave the method of achieving that goal.

In 1919, Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura Prabhupada re-established this mission, and the organization ultimately came to be known as the Gaudiya Matha. In the able guidance of Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura, the mission spread all over India, and tremendous preaching was accomplished.

After Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura Prabhupada left this world, a governing committee was formed to oversee the Sri Gaudiya Matha and its mission. …