Los Angeles Times/Goldberg Festival Of Books

The Goldbergs were everywhere. The rumor is that there are maybe a hundred more Goldberg writers and artists. All related somehow. Only four were represented at the festival. We believe the LA Times put a limit to the number of Goldbergs that could participate. Otherwise God knows how many would have been at the festival. … [Read more…]

Los Angeles Times Festival Of Books – Three

Saturday was way to hot. Sunday was just hot. Plently of writers. They’re all rock stars to us. From the top: Lisa Lutz.Mary Lou Henner.Robert Crais.T. Jefferson Parker.Michael Connelly.Joe Wambaugh. There were many, many more writers. For book lovers, and we count ourselves as one, this is as good as it gets. This is the … [Read more…]

Los Angeles Times Festival Of Books – Two

Saturday was way to hot. Sunday was just hot. Plently of writers. They’re all rock stars to us. Plently of book publishers. There is something for everyone. To many crazies handing out you name it. Except for Disneyland I’ve never seen so many families. Could be the price of admission – $0.00. This is good. … [Read more…]

Los Angeles Times Festival Of Books – One

Saturday was way to hot. Sunday was just hot. Plently of writers. They’re all rock stars to us. Plently of book publishers. There is something for everyone. To many crazies handing out you name it. Except for Disneyland I’ve never seen so many families. Could be the price of admission – $0.00. This is good. … [Read more…]

Los Angeles Times Festival Of Books

The crowds at the festival were large. LA loves their books. For two days in April writers are rock stars. Just as the book lovers showed up the sun and heat made an appearance. It stayed hot all day Saturday and should make a repeat Sunday. Water was needed and plently was abailable at $4.oo … [Read more…]

Samy’s Camera NO More!

I purchased a camera from Samy’s Camera last August. When I purchased the camera I was given a card that allowed me to get 300 free prints. I used it once last December for 125 prints. It worked OK. Then today I went in to get 122 prints made and was informed you could only … [Read more…]

Must Visit Blog – Good Photos

This is not my first attempt at recommending a Photoblog but it is the first time I have done it with a posting. The blog is View From The Tundra. The photographer, name unknown, lives in Minneapolis. And he states that Minneapolis and St. Paul, the Twin Cities, are two of the most under-rated cities … [Read more…]

Whale Of A Wall

This post is our unoffical contribution to the Picture of the Day monthly theme photo. This month it’s Mural or Graffiti. The current whale mural is the third version at this site. The first whale mural was painted onto the white wall below the current whale wall. That first version was the first whale mural … [Read more…]

It’s The Photographer Not The Camera

Some photographers believe they need the most expensive cameras in order to do good work. This photographer demonstrates that this isn’t the case. He’s using a Canon G9 PowerShot to take time-lapsed photos of a parade in Laguna Beach. He hopes to make a short and quick film showing the entire parade going by in … [Read more…]