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Wednesday, December 12, 2007 Not in Kansas

As Dorothy said to her dog Toto, "I don't think we're in Kansas anymore."  Midweek on Hollywood Boulevard, at it's doing its "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" thing, again

Icons in window of Hollywood souvenir shop, Marilyn Monroe, Betty Boop, Dorothy and Elvis (as a lamp)
The Ritz Theater, Hollywood Boulevard
Redhead in heels under glass, Hollywood Boulevard
"Out of This World" - Marilyn Monroe door at Ripley's Museum, Hollywood Boulevard
Angeline billboard with pink neon and pigeons, Hollywood Boulevard
Rock icons in window of Hollywood souvenir shop

Setting up for another movie premiere at the Chinese Theater

Preparations for the premiere of "Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story" - Grauman's Chinese Theater, Hollywood Boulevard, Wednesday, December 12, 2007

But then, it is Christmas on the Boulevard

Homeless man in wheelchair wearing Santa hat, Hollywood Boulevard

And you have your Christmas cactus

Christmas lights on dead cactus, side street in Hollywood
Eagle and flag - Ripley's Museum, Hollywood Boulevard

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Technical Note:

Most of these photographs were shot with a Nikon D70 - using lens (1) AF-S Nikkor 18-70 mm 1:35-4.5G ED, or (2) AF Nikkor 70-300mm telephoto, or after 5 June 2006, (3) AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor, 55-200 mm f/4-5.6G ED. They were modified for web posting using Adobe Photoshop 7.0.  Earlier photography was done with a Sony Mavica digital still camera (MVC-FD-88) with built-in digital zoom.

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