Just Above Sunset
April 16, 2006 - The Eye on Sunset Boulevard

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This caged eye is looking at you - Sunset Boulevard at La Cienega, looking east, the balconies of the Mondrian Hotel in the background, Thursday, April 13, 2006.

The eye belongs to Tori Spelling - a billboard for her "fictional reality" series "So noTORIous" on VH1, with Farrah Fawcett of all people.

How do your get to be star with a billboard on Sunset? Her father, Aaron Spelling, invented and produced "Dynasty," "The Love Boat" and "Charlie's Angels." Whatever.

It's really a small town out here. And spooky.

Tori Spelling billboard on Sunset Strip

Those without connections find themselves here…

Actors Studio, Sunset Strip, West Hollywood

Melrose Avenue, the 5000 block, a garret for starving actors?

Odd apartment on Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles

If you use any of these photos for commercial purposes I assume you'll discuss that with me.  

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These were shot with a Nikon D70 - lens AF-5 Nikor 18-70 mm 1:35-4.5G ED or AF Nikor 70-300 mm telephoto.

They were modified for web posting using Adobe Photoshop 7.0
The original large-format raw files are available upon request.


Copyright 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 - Alan M. Pavlik

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