Southern California Moments

Southern California Moments Your photos from around the Southland and beyond
Colorful, classic car culture

Photographer Javier Guillen is extremely proud of his hometown of East Los Angeles. Also an avid Instagrammer, he loves "capturing images that best represent" his neighborhood.

On Nov.

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Between the shadows

To relax himself after a long week at work, Jorge Gonzalez will often take walks around Los Angeles to capture images of life in the city.

Earlier this month, he was shooting photos at Grand Central Market and was drawn to the shadows forming from the light hitting the wall.

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Flashback Friday: A lucky vantage point

Hannah Kayleen MacKenzie and a friend were wandering the Hollywood Hills on a pictureseque Spring day in April.

They stumbled upon the empy lot of a home that had just been torn down to make room for a new development, and as a result were serendipitously treated to this view of downtown Los Angeles.

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Goodbye, Death Valley

When California Gold Rush seekers rolled their wagons through a dry valley in 1849, not everyone in the group lived to tell the tale. In their escape, one of the survivors said "Goodbye, Death Valley."

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My name is Happiness

Nima Razfar was walking on Broadway between 6th and 7th streets when he spotted this woman pushing a cart along the sidewalk. Razfar, a photographer, was immediately taken with her outfit.

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A blur of rush-hour lights

As a photographer and an Angeleno, Ernie Leyba hopes his photos will inspire people to explore the Los Angeles that we don't see on television. "Put down the guide book, avoid the touristy places and explore what our city has to offer," he said. After a long day at work, Leyba headed to the First Street bridge to make an image of the L.A.

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