MacArthur Park's Polaroid portraitists are fading away
The park's Polaroid photographers are old-timers, the last of a dying breed. They've been sparring under the palm trees for nearly 40 years - and it's hard for them to admit it might be frame over. Full story
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Setting up a shot( Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times )
Efren Castellanos composes a photograph at MacArthur Park. Castellanos, the one other shooters call La Hormiga ("the Ant"), brazenly goes wherever he pleases. He should, he argues. He's been here the longest.
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