There was a time when almost all my photowalks were with a film camera. I really liked and enjoyed having a simple point & shoot camera & not able to see what I took a picture of until much later. So, just walking through the streets of Los Angeles downtown I saw this unfolding. I …

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Boyle Heights Mariachi talking on the phone

Mariachi Plaza

On one of the photowalks back in 2013, we took a train to Boyle Heights and the Mariachi Plaza. This is the place where people “rent” mariachi bands. Also, the tourists take photos with mariachi bands. I’ve been on several photowalks during that time and Los Angeles downtown. I really did not feel the fear …

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Emperor I Japanese Maple

Emperor I Japanese Maple

I have been growing Japanese Maples for a while and I find them intriguing. They are not easy to grow in the area where I live, Tarzana California. Emperor I is very similar to the classic Bloodgood Japanese Maple. In 2019 the weather has been very warm through December and the maples held up well …

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