Glimpses of S. Pas.


Best of Glimpses: #3

Best of Glimpses: #3

I have always loved the night photography of Brassai. For years, I’ve prowled around trying to approximate the ethereal quality of those early 20th Century shots. Here, my skill is no where near on par with the master, but the vibe is similar for me: dreamlike, moody, embraced by darkness but focused on light. The [...]

Best of Glimpses: #2

Best of Glimpses: #2

What does this picture have to do with quantum entanglement? Find out what I originally said about it here. Photo originally published August 31, 2008. For the next few days I’m bringing back some old favorites. Consider it my version of summer reruns. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Best of Glimpses: #1

Best of Glimpses: #1

I hope you’ll forgive a few days of lazy blogging, but I need some time to clear my head. In this interim, I’ll post some of my favorite shots. Here is a lucky one captured on Arroyo Drive, at sunset after a storm. Originally published March 2, 2011 Read the Full Story at Glimpses of [...]

Field Trip: Pasadena City Hall

Field Trip: Pasadena City Hall

Nearby Pasadena has a City Hall worthy of inclusion in a list of great buildings of North America. Designers John Bakewell and Arthur Brown were greatly influenced by the early Renaissance style of 16th century Italian architect Andrea Palladio. It’s obvious in the gorgeous Mediterranean Revival and Spanish Colonial details. Construction was completed on December [...]

Settings: Part 41

Settings: Part 41

Okay, my noir friends … this could be a setting for something spooky and nefarious. Put on your best Chandler fedora and tell me: if this shot were part of a scene in a movie, what would happen here? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

be happy

be happy

” I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.” “ –Groucho Marx Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Little Lady Luck

Little Lady Luck

“Good luck needs no explanation.” –Shirley Temple Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Glimpses of Tranquility

Glimpses of Tranquility

The other day I looked down at Southern California from 30,000 feet, flying back home to Los Angeles after my mother’s death. I was closer, perhaps, to her beautiful wandering spirit. Life is turbulent, but the flight was smooth. (Today is Theme Day for participating City Daily Photo bloggers. This month’s theme is Tranquility. Click [...]

Style Guide

Style Guide

“Elegance is refusal.” –Coco Chanel Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Ninja Playground

Ninja Playground

“Invincibility lies in the defence; the possibility of victory in the attack.” –Sun Tzu Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

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Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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Camelot and Vine

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