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Thursday, May 28, 2009

The Neon Lights Are Bright

While covering the Prop 8 protest the other night, these neon signs caught my eye.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Protests Against Prop 8 Calif Supreme Court Ruling

After holding a rally, protesters once again marched from West Hollywood to Hollywood and Highland after the California Sate Supreme Court upheld Proposition 8 banning same-sex marriage.The LAPD estimated the march included about roughly 3,500 to 5,000 people.

Sunday, May 24, 2009

Memorial Day Weekend Boxing @ Muscle Beach Venice

'Rumble in Venice' amateur boxing highlighted Memorial Day weekend Sunday events by Joe Wheatley Productions at Muscle Beach in Venice, California. Dead lift and bench press championships took place simultaneously about a hundred feet from the boxing ring.On Monday, Bodybuilding takes the stage as the Muscle Beach International Classic & The Armed Forces Championship will take place.

Friday, May 8, 2009

Santa Barbara Jesusita Fire Threat Appears to Decrease

With the winds decreasing, thankfully the firefighters now appear to have the upper hand on the Jesusita fire in Santa Barbara. These are a selection of images I shot in the last 24 hours.

Link to Help Animals Displaced By the Fire

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Dangerous Santa Barbara Jesusita Fire

The wildfire burning in Santa Barbara named the Jesusita fire exploded late this afternoon when the "sundowner" winds picked up. Many homes were lost despite a valiant firefighting effort.

LA Times Map of the fire

Monday, May 4, 2009

Blackberry Sunset @ Venice Beach

Sunset at the Venice Beach pier, photographed with my blackberry mobile phone camera.