Monthly Archives: January 2011

Street Photography

Ask a lot of photographers about their favorite photographer and sooner or later the name Henry Cartier-Bresson will show up. He was the father of street photography. He carried a compact and unassuming camera so that he could capture people … Continue reading

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Saturday Walk

Some interesting views during my Saturday walk around the high school as Minh trains with his track and field team. No photographers were harmed during the shot of this palm tree! A little puddle in the parking lot.

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Photographing Food

Because of the long work hours, my time in the evening is limited and the last thing I want to do is cook. And if I have time, I prefer to knit or spin. So cooking relegates to the most … Continue reading

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Bonaventure Hotel

Capturing this hegemony glass structure will forever be a challenge for me. If you do a Google Image search, you’ll find at least several dozen images of this Los Angeles landmark. With a few exception, this hotel is shown as … Continue reading

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Bun Bo Hue in China Town

I had a craving for bun bo Hue and took the DASH to Chinatown to Qua’n Ba` Sa’u at the corner of Broadway and College. I don’t know the Engish name and couldn’t find it online because the restaurant has … Continue reading

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Los Angeles MOCA

Lately there has been increasing harassments of photographers who take pictures of buildings because of “security issues”. I was surprised that I was asked not to take photos of public arts such as sculptures, murals and even water fountains in … Continue reading

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Hiking Trail

I was at the Las Virgenes View trail last week. This is a good time to visit the Santa Monica mountain because it is still cool and lush. By late summer the mountain will be a cinder box. I took … Continue reading

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