Southern California Photography by Alan Pavlik, editor and publisher of Just Above Sunset
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Photos and text, unless otherwise noted, Copyright 2006 - Alan M. Pavlik

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 - using lens (1) AF-S Nikkor 18-70 mm 1:35-4.5G ED, or (2) AF Nikkor 70-300mm telephoto, or after 5 June 2006, (3) AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor, 55-200 mm f/4-5.6G ED. They were modified for web posting using Adobe Photoshop 7.0

The original large-format raw files are available upon request.

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Visitors from February 28, 2006, 10:00 am Pacific Time to date -


Monday, 23 October 2006
Color Studies - West Hollywood
Topic: Color Studies
Color Studies - West Hollywood
Red White and Blue - Ramage Street, West Hollywood

Red white and blue wall - Ramage Street, West Hollywood

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Green - a converted warehouse at 652 North La Peer Drive, now the trendy Fitness Factory

The Fitness Factory, 652 North La Peer Drive, West Hollywood

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blue - Ramage Street, West Hollywood

Blue wall - Ramage Street, West Hollywood


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Sunday, 22 October 2006
Halloween Coming
Topic: Oddities
Halloween Coming
A house ready for Halloween - Courtney Avenue, a few doors down from Hollywood Boulevard - very classy.

A house ready for Halloween - Courtney Avenue, a few doors down from Hollywood Boulevard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

But it's always Halloween in Hollywood - just off the Boulevard by the Wax Museum -

Hollywood locals

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On the Boulevard -

Ripley's Believe or Not - Hollywood Boulevard


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Friday, 20 October 2006
Shorebirds
Topic: Light and Shadow
Shorebirds
Friday, October 20 - had enough of Hollywood - drove to the beach. They have birds there too.

Shorebird, north Manhattan Beach (El Porto), Los Angeles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shorebird, north Manhattan Beach (El Porto), Los Angeles


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Thursday, 19 October 2006
Beverly Hills Duck
Topic: Nature and Botanicals
Beverly Hills Duck
At the lily pond where Rodeo Drive meets Sunset Boulevard, across the street from the Beverly Hills Hotel with its Polo Lounge, where the stars do lunch, this duck takes a rest in the sun. A Bentley or Rolls or Ferrari glides by, and the duck doesn't move. The sun is good.

Duck resting in the sun, Will Rodgers Memorial Park, Beverly Hills

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Duck resting in the sun, Will Rodgers Memorial Park, Beverly Hills

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Duck resting in the sun, Will Rodgers Memorial Park, Beverly Hills

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Above the duck, this would be a basic ordinary Beverly Hills palm tree, and in the foreground what is called pink floss silk tree, Chorisia speciosa. They're blooming all over town now, as they do between August and November. This year the less common white-flowered cousin, Chorisia insignis is also in bloom at the same time, which is unusual. The two trees usually blossom in sequence but this year they flowered in tandem in late September. No one know why - global warming or something. For a full discussion see the Los Angeles Times here. The duck doesn't care.

Pink floss silk tree, Chorisia speciosa, in bloom at Will Rodgers Memorial Park, Beverly Hills


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Wednesday, 18 October 2006
Hollywood: The Dead
Topic: Historic Hollywood
Hollywood: The Dead
There's good money to be made in licensing images of the dead - a wall at the Stella Adler Theater and Academy of Acting, and purses for sale in a window next to the Hollywood Wax Museum. Nathanael West was onto something.

Charlie Chaplin mural, rear of the Stella Adler Theater and Academy of Acting, Hollywood Boulevard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marilyn Monroe purse for sale in a window next to the Hollywood Wax Museum, Hollywood Boulevard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Audrey Hepburn purse for sale in a window next to the Hollywood Wax Museum, Hollywood Boulevard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The living - Cherokee Avenue at Hollywood Boulevard -

Dogs in car, Cherokee Avenue at Hollywood Boulevard


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