One of my favorite places to spend the holidays is Newport Beach, where I love to study and photograph the “brutalist” architecture of Newport Center.
In 1967, artist Tom Van Sant created a series he called “Indigenous Inhabitants” that captured the region’s wildlife (mostly extinct now) in concrete using a technique called Intaglios – Italian for incised carving.
His work was commissioned by Architects William Pereira and Welton Becket.
Rivo Alto Canal, as seen from The Toledo bridge. Naples, Long Beach, California.
“Rivo Alto” translated from Italian means “High Stream”
Photographed by Daniel Stiel
Urban Light, Chris Burden (1946-2015). Two-hundred and two restored cast iron antique street lamps. Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Balboa Island Ferry Dock. December 2018.
Strolling the beautiful grounds of the Boulders Resort & Spa with a camera.
The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California hosted their annual Photography Night last weekend. It was quite a treat to photograph the animals in a quiet, cerebral setting and to enjoy the company of other photographers and the knowledgeable staff from the aquarium and local sponsors.
Built in 1910, this 100% authentic Herschell-Spillman carousel arrived in San Diego Balboa Park in 1922 and has been thrilling riders ever since.