Sean Greene

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  • City view from Runyon Canyon

    City view from Runyon Canyon

    On a hike in Runyon Canyon Park, Eric Norris (Instagram: @sfxeric) turned to look toward the city. The skyscrapers of downtown L.A. were silhouetted against the sun, with a wall of clouds looming behind. He shot a quick photo with his iPhone 6s. Norris made the sky black using the Noir filter built...

  • Summiting San Gorgonio

    Summiting San Gorgonio

    Guided by headlamps, flashlights and the sound of a babbling creek, Josh Iniego and friends embarked on a 17.3-mile journey, up a steep elevation gain and into the early-morning darkness to summit San Gorgonio Mountain. San Gorgonio Mountain, which stands 11,503 feet above the San Bernardino National...

  • The fan of waves

    The fan of waves

    In Newport Beach, the famous surf spot known as the Wedge is irresistible to surfers and photographers alike for its enormous swells. Arturo Beltran visits the spot to capture what he calls "wave fans," or the backwash that shoots up in the air as the returning water collides with an incoming wave....

  • Catching waves pulling back

    Catching waves pulling back

    Tom Setterlund was drawn to the scene by the sound. While taking part in the Worldwide Photowalk 2015 in Rancho Palos Verdes, Setterlund made his way down to the shoreline, making long exposures of the waves. As he walked farther east, he noticed a steep, six-foot drop-off. "As the waves recede...

  • An ocean of light below Mt. Wilson

    An ocean of light below Mt. Wilson

    The sprawling Los Angeles Basin at night turns into a vast ocean of light. Susan Colosimo and fellow photographer Candy Dougherty originally set out to photograph the moon from Red Box, a ranger station up Angeles Crest Highway in the Angeles National Forest. With an hour to wait for the moon rise,...

  • Light at the end of a Union Station tunnel

    Light at the end of a Union Station tunnel

    While walking through L.A.'s Union Station, Val Blakely stared down each of the tunnels leading up to the Metrolink platforms. "I was captivated by the light that was pouring into the tunnel and then the light fading to shadows," Blakely said. Blakely chose his scene carefully. Not just any tunnel...

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