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Smashbox Studio Face Off

Stewart Traver’s whimsical, untitled piece stole the show at Smashbox Studios’ 12th annual Face Off -- a judged exhibition spotlighting the work of photo assistants from the two coasts. (Stewart Traver)
Veronica Torres showed up at the West Hollywood exhibit for a bit of art and fun. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)
Philip Roberts hangs out. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)
Julie Oh, left, and Diana Oh take in the soiree’s bicoastal flavor, which featured art fans, models and photo industry executives. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)
DJ Tony Okungbowa spun dance remixes at the loft-like studio space. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)
Partygoers mugged in front of “The PhotoBooth” and got to walk away with a black-and-white image of themselves. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)