Apr 302010
Grunion Run 2010

  The Venice Oceanarium is organizing a Grunion party tonight at 11 pm at the Venice Breakwater (head to the end of Windward Avenue).  Grunions are sardine-sized fish found only off the coast of California and Baja California.  During grunion season, which peaks from March – June, grunions arrive at beaches en masse, 2 to […]

Jan 132010

This weekend, Santa Monica will be hosting two photo events: Photo LA (The 19th Annual International Los Angeles Photographic Art Exposition) and Review LA. Photo LA will be held in the Santa Monica Civic Center, open to the public from Friday, January 15 – Sunday January 17. Review LA, a photographers networking event, will be […]

Jan 102010
Sunday in Venice

(Cell phone shot on Venice Beach) This afternoon, I went for a ride on the Venice boardwalk.  The light was beautiful, and there was an electric energy in the crowds packing the sidewalks.  I kicked myself for not bringing my camera.  I wrote the following as soon as I got home – to capture the […]

Sep 172008
Night Class

I just started a photography class at the Julia Dean Photo Workshop in Venice. The school has an amazing roster of classes and famous guest teachers, and I’m looking forward to exploring some of their offerings once I master the basics. I shot this photo on my way to class, on the Venice boardwalk.

Aug 122008
Our daily bread

Whole Foods is opening in Venice on September 3! I have mixed emotions about the opening in my neighborhood of one of my favorite stores. I have a love-hate relationship with Whole Foods. (On one hand, I love to browse the aisles, and find the experience strangely soothing. In fact, the food writer Michael Pollan […]