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Wednesday, April 23, 2008 Sociopolitical Images

In the Fairfax District, just south of Hollywood, there seems to be a lot of sociopolitical commentary

John McCain poster near Fairfax High School
Boy on Bomb, and red Alarmed Woman - stickers at Fairfax and Third

It is an automatic signal

Bomb Face sticker on traffic signal, Fairfax at Rosewood
Face in on wooden wall, Fairfax Avenue
Mise You" - Fairfax Avenue

In the window of a Fairfax District art gallery

Gang member with hands in pockets - graphic in the window of a Fairfax District art gallery
Yellow rat with bloody knife and cigarette - graphic in the window of a Fairfax District art gallery

At the local orthodox temple

Urn with nudes - Fairfax District

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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.

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