Southern California Moments

Southern California Moments Your photos from around the Southland and beyond
Valley glow

Carlo Arena captured this image from Mulholland Drive of the San Fernando Valley at sunset. He was visiting California from Australia. 

Arena made the image using a Nikon D7100 with an 18-140mm f/3.5 - 5.6 lens. 

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The sight of the century

On a Sunday afternoon in the Westside, Russ Dyrli was planning to walk to the Santa Monica Pier to watch the sunset through the pylons, but the sight of a blooming century plant over the Pacific Coast Highway stopped him in his tracks. 

He waited there for 20 minutes for the sun to drop to the top of his frame before making his image with a Canon 7D Mark II.

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Homecoming in the Southland

Liz Fisher captured this image at LAX, after rushing off a plane to beat the crowds. As she sped toward the staircase, she spotted a "Welcome to Los Angeles" sign, something she had never noticed before. She snapped a photo with her iPhone 6s.

It was the perfect way to mark her three-year anniversary of living in Los Angeles. 

"The timing just worked out," she said.

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The lone rider

Luis Moreno captured this image while having lunch with his family in Pico Rivera.

After spotting a few people riding horses nearby, he took out his camera. He knew he had his shot when a lone rider was all that remained in his frame. 

"This photo represents everything we love about California: its beautiful weather, awesome landscapes and the ability to go from mountains to oceans," he said.

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Above the freeway

Zach Urbina captured this image of the 2 Freeway while attending a business meeting inside a helicopter Dec. 10. 

He used an iPhone 6 to make this image. 

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Flashback Friday: A curious look

While photographing a young girl at a cafe in Venice, Rinzi Ruiz was left with a simple, yet powerful message: Stay curious. Ruiz was enjoying an afternoon with his friends on the boardwalk when he noticed the girl pressed against the window at the Sidewalk Cafe.

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