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

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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

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


Wednesday, 25 October 2006
For your amusement...
Topic: Color Studies
For your amusement…
One week before Halloween, three costumes on display on Melrose Avenue. Whether any of these are purchased and will be worn to any party is an open question - but they are available. Each makes a statement.

Halloween costume for sale, store window on Melrose Avenue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Halloween costume for sale, store window on Melrose Avenue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Halloween costume for sale, store window on Melrose Avenue


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Tuesday, 24 October 2006
Signage - Color Studies
Topic: Color Studies
Signage - Color Studies
Melrose Avenue - Tuesday, October 24 - apart from the contrasting messages, good shadows -

Signs - Melrose Avenue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To the left (of course), a very red wall, in many ways, with its own ironies -

Moa's Kitchen - Melrose Avenue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Across the street, in the alley behind Melrose, study in green, and in all things Hollywood (I'm not bad... I'm just drawn that way...) -

Jessica Rabbit in an alley behind Melrose Avenue, Hollywood


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Updated: Tuesday, 24 October 2006 6:56 PM PDT
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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Updated: Sunday, 22 October 2006 2:52 PM PDT
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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