2017 | Arches National Park

During the first week of September, I had the opportunity to travel with my family. We went on a week-long road trip, making stops in Nevada, Utah, Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming. First stop was Moab, Utah and a quick visit to Arches National Park. Our time was limited and we went on a short hike to the Delicate Arch viewpoint trail. Although the lower viewpoint is quite far away from the Delicate Arch, it still had an amazing view and the trail featured a lot of beautiful red rocks.

Here’s a few of my favorites:

20171009B-012 copy
20171009B-025 copy
20171009B-013 copy
20171009B-014 copy
20171009B-016 copy
20171009B-018 copy
20171009B-021 copy
20171009B-022 copy
20171009B-020 copy
Advertisements

2017 | An afternoon at the County Museum

I spent a relaxing weekday afternoon exploring the different galleries at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

All photos taken with a Leica M6/Canon LTM 50/1.4 on Arista Premium 400 pushed to 3200

Here’s a few of my favorites:

20170524D-005 copy
20170524D-009 copy
20170524D-013 copy
20170524D-018
20170524C-011 copy
20170524C-010 copy
20170524C-004 copy
20170524D-011 copy
20170524C-005 copy
20170524C-012 copy

20170524C-002 copy

 

2017 | An afternoon at Marina del Rey

We had a late lunch and went on a relaxing stroll on the harbor front. It was a great way to end the weekend.

All photos taken with a Leica M6/Leica Summicron 50/2 on Perutz Primera Color 200 (expired)

Here are my favorites:

2016-LEICA M6 ROLL0009002
2016-LEICA M6 ROLL0009004
2016-LEICA M6 ROLL0009005
2016-LEICA M6 ROLL0009008

2016-LEICA M6 ROLL0009013

2017 | Petersen Automotive Museum

I can’t recall the last time I visited the Petersen. But I wanted to visit it again after its $90 million dollar renovation. I opted to add the Vault tour when I purchased my ticket. The Petersen’s Vault has 150 cars which includes a Mercedes used by Saddam Hussein, a Popemobile, and a Ferrari given by Enzo Ferrari to Henry Ford II. The highlight of the tour is the Round Door Rolls, a 1925 Rolls-Royce Phantom 1 Jonckheere Coupe. Unfortunately, photography is not allowed in the Petersen Vault, but you can read about the Round Door Rolls here. During my visit, the Art of Bugatti and Keith Haring’s Art Cars were on display.

All photos taken with a Leica M6/ with a Summicron 50/2 and Canon 7E with a Canon EF 28/2.8 on Arista Premium 400 pushed to 1600

Here’s a few of my favorites:

20170523D015 copy
20170523C011 COPY
20170523B021 copy
20170523C010 copy
20170523D021 copy
20170523D012
20170523C023 copy
20170523D014 copy
20170523C024 copy
20170523D005 copy
The Champagne bottle that Dan Gurney used to spray the crowd while standing on the victory stand, after winning the 1967 24 Hours of Le Mans.
20170523C015 copy
20170523B023 copy
20170523B022 copy

20170523D025 copy

2017 | Saturday Walk #02

The Fuji GS645S is becoming my favorite camera for my walks. I get 14 or 15 shots per roll, which allows me to finish the roll on the same day and forces me to think carefully before clicking the shutter.

All photos taken with Fuji GS645S on Arista EDU Ultra 100 (expired)

20170821A-003 copy

20170821A-005 copy

20170821A-006 copy

20170821A-008 copy

20170821A-011 copy

20170821A-012 copy

20170821A-013 copy

20170821A-014 copy

20170821B-001 copy
20170821B-004 copy

 

 

 

Little Tokyo 03

A few snaps taken during the walk back to the parking lot after the Obon Festival.

All photos taken with Voigtlander Bessa R4M with a Voigtlander Color-Skopar 21/4 on Ilford HP5+ pushed to 1600

20170830A-003 copy
20170830A-004 copy

20170830A-005 copy

2017 | Obon Festival

A few weeks ago, the Nishihongwanji Temple had their annual Obon Festival. The farmer’s market had low-priced fresh fruits and vegetables and the food stalls offered delicious food and icy cold drinks perfect for a hot day. LA Taiko Ichiza also did an amazing performance. At the end of the day, everyone gathered at the temple’s back lot for the Bon Odori (a dance to honor one’s ancestors).

All photos taken with a Leica M6/Summicron 50/2 on Film Ferrania P30 Alpha. Film processed and scanned by The Darkroom lab. 

 

20170809A-030 copy
20170809A-032 copy
20170809A-031 copy
20170809A-020 copy
20170809A-015 copy
20170809A-025
20170809A-024 copy
20170809A-026

20170809A-021 copy

20170809A-027 copy
20170809A-036 copy
20170809A-038
20170809A-037 copy

20170809A-019 copy