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Friday, May 30, 2008 Checking the Signs

Getting a feel for things out here, a sense of place and what matters, from the signs you see the actual signs like the woman in the sun at Trashy Lingerie on La Cienega

Trashy Lingerie on La Cienega
Trashy Lingerie on La Cienega

Upstairs, the accounting office

Sign for accounting firm above Trashy Lingerie on La Cienega

Down the street

Custom bikini shop on La Cienega - wooden sign
Pinks sign at "DOG" - La Cienega
Pantry on La Cienega - neon sign

A blue wall between LA and Canada

A blue wall between LA and Canada - billboard on La Cienega
Incredible Hulk billboard on La Cienega
Yellow poster on La Cienega - Los Angeles

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Technical Note:

Photographs after March 3, 2008, were taken with a Nikon D200 or a Nikon D70 when noted. All previous photographs were taken with the D70. The lenses used are (1) AF-S Nikkor 18-70 mm 1:35-4.5G ED, or (2) AF Nikkor 70-300 mm telephoto, or (3) AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 55-200 mm f/4-5.6G ED. Photography here is modified for web posting using Adobe Photoshop 7.0.  The earliest photography in the archives was done with a Sony Mavica digital still camera (MVC-FD-88) with built-in digital zoom.

[Checking the Signs]

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