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Supermoon lunar eclipse over Lake Los Angeles

Lynn Longos traveled with three friends to the Lake Los Angeles area, about 10 miles east of Lancaster, to photograph the Sept. 27 supermoon lunar eclipse.

"We had a small window to actually shoot the moon since it disappeared into the clouds for a long while," she said.

For more of Longos' photos, visit her Flickr page.

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Farewell, summer

When at the fair, you can’t go wrong with a picture of a Ferris wheel.

Sabrina Rodriguez knew the moment she walked through the gates, she was going to snap a picture of it. Then around 6 p.m., the sky turned dark and soft and that was when it felt right. Rodriguez found it challenging, as she was positioned nearly under the grand round machine. And the palm trees were a must to layer the photograph.

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Transplant bliss

Photographer Jim Newberry and Melissa Young, both originally from Chicago, now live in Los Angeles.

They have worked together several times over the years, most recently in early September when Newberry was shooting promotional images for Young, who is a local recording artist. The featured image is from their photo shoot that day, which was just off Sunset Boulevard in Silver Lake.

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Los Angeles dogs

When David Mora began to shoot photos of his friends' dogs and post them on Instagram, he realized that their furry faces quickly dominated his feed. To spare his followers that may not love dogs as much as he does, he decided that the pups deserved their own account, thus Los Angeles Dogs was born. 

Since creating the account in January, he has shot hundreds of dog photos throughout the sprawling

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Backyard playtime for bobcat kittens

Bill Halladay is accustomed to wild visitors in his yard.

His yard, designed to be bird-friendly, frequently sees a Cooper's hawk and a pin-tailed whydah come around. The regulars also include hummingbirds, black phoebes, nutmeg mannikins and hooded orioles. But last week, he received some not-so-regular guests: a family of bobcats.

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In formation at the San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary

Bill Halladay photographed a group of black-necked stilts at the San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary in Irvine on Sept. 4. 

He said he had been taking pictures of the birds in various arrangements as the afternoon light faded. At the moment Halladay took this photo, they appeared to stand in unison.

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