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Monday, June 9, 2008 Hollywood Haze

Just another surreal Monday on Hollywood Boulevard in June early afternoon, smoggy, hot and oddly quiet too quiet

Eye - building wrap, Hollywood and Cahuenga

Lunch with Elvis?

Elvis figure at lunch counter on Hollywood Boulevard
Elvis figure at lunch counter on Hollywood Boulevard
Elvis figure at lunch counter on Hollywood Boulevard

If you were a writer in Hollywood F. Scott Fitzgerald or Nathanael West or any of the others who somehow found themselves here you'd probably want to write in this garret, right above Hollywood Boulevard, looking down on Elvis at the lunch counter.  The Baine Building, 6601-09 Hollywood Boulevard, Gogerty and Weyl, architects, 1926

Garret, Baine Building, 6601-09 Hollywood Boulevard, Gogerty and Weyl, architects, 1926
Garret, Baine Building, 6601-09 Hollywood Boulevard, Gogerty and Weyl, architects, 1926

Local color

"Eat More Kitty" - sign for parking at Kung Pao Kitty, Hollywood
Playboy Liquor, Yucca and Wilcox, Hollywood

The Warner Pacific Theater

Warner Pacific Theater, Hollywood Boulevard - detail
Warner Pacific Theater, Hollywood Boulevard - detail

If you wish to use any of these photos for commercial purposes I assume you'll discuss that with me. And should you choose to download any of these images and use them invoking the "fair use" provisions of the Copyright Act of 1976, please provide credit, and, on the web, a link back this site. 

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.

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