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Thursday, June 28, 2007 – Sociology in Color

Color studies as an investigation of the value set of Hollywood –

Strip club, Sunset Boulevard
Gun poster, Sunset Boulevard

To the left of the entrance -

Sign on Hollywood Boulevard
Eddie's Star Burgers, 6504 Hollywood Boulevard

Kate Smith as she looked singing Irving Berlin's "God Bless America?"

Kate Smith graphic on roll-up door, Hollywood Boulevard

Looking down on her…

Martini billboard, Hollywood Boulevard
Trashbird sticker, Hollywood Boulevard
RX Sign on Hollywood Boulevard
Pink "beast graphic" on Hollywood Boulevard

Your photographer – The Warner Pacific Theater, Hollywood Boulevard

Warner Pacific Theater, Hollywood Boulevard

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:

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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All text and photos, unless otherwise noted, Copyright © 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 - Alan M. Pavlik